The Things I Wish You Could Hear

By:  Angie Heim, LMHP I went back and forth on the title for this.  First blush was to call it “The Things I Wish I Could Tell You,” but the fact of the matter is, sometimes those things are actually told to our clients.  And sometimes the information is not ready to...

Living Our Mission By Providing Continuing Education

On August 25, 2017, the Nebraska Eating Disorder Network gathered in Lincoln, NE, to provide continuing education for area mental health therapists, nurse, and dietitians.  The event, sponsored by Castlewood Treatment Centers, brought in over thirty area providers....

Staying Inside the Sandbox of Eating Disorder Care

By:  Aimee Hollendieck, MS, LMHP, CPC I never intended to treat folks with eating disorders.  It just kind of happened.  I don’t have a personal story that links me to it, I don’t have any known family members who have openly struggled.  I know what it’s like to be a...

The Role an Eating Disorder Plays

By: Brandi Stalzer, LIMHP, LPC, Clinical Supervisor, OMNI Behavioral Health Eating Disorder Clinic One of my favorite quote goes a little something like this, “Courage in women is often mistaken for insanity.”  It has helped me through times I have,...

Understanding Anorexia Athletica

Crystal Zabka Belsky, MS, RD, CSSD, LMNT Though not a formal diagnosis in the DSM-V, Anorexia Athletica is a clustering of symptoms commonly seen in elite athletes including excessive and compulsive exercise combined with dysfunctional eating and body image...

Be Kind to Yourself

By Heather Patterson Meyer, Psy.D., Licensed Psychologist Shame is an amazingly powerful emotion.  It leads people to believe that they are bad…in the core of their humanity…not just that they did something bad.  Those who seek treatment for an eating disorder often...

Healthy Eating; It’s not just what you eat…

By Jessica Wegener RD, CSSD, LMNT Registered Sports Dietitian, Founder Positive Nutrition of Omaha LLC  Healthy eating is not only about what you eat, it also includes our relationship with food, why and how we eat, and the emotions we feel in relationship to what we...

Building Better Eating Disorder Networks Across Nebraska

On June 14, Nebraska Eating Disorder Network committee members and professionals in the community gathered for a networking event held at the Soaring Wings Winery.  The event was sponsored by the Eating Recovery Center, and provided the opportunity to mental health...