What is an Eating Disorder?

WHAT IS AN EATING DISORDER?   According to the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual, Fifth Edition, the following are a list of symptoms that warrant a clinical diagnosis of an eating disorder.   Anorexia Nervosa: Restriction of energy intake relative to requirements leading to a significantly low body weight in the context of age, sex, developmental…

LESBIAN, GAY, BISEXUAL, AND TRANSGENDER HEALTH

As a clinic, The LodeStone Center endorses and follows the guidelines set forth by the American Psychological Association to expand psychology’s role in advancing health and in decreasing health disparities for the LGBT community. Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning populations experience unique health disparities. Rather than lumping all of the need of these individuals…

Only The Stigma Is Crazy

About the Author:  Kristen Kauke is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker at Creekwood Associates in St. Charles, IL.  She is a speaker, author, and gifted therapist.  Please see below for her Call To Action. #onlythestigmaiscrazy     The Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act of 2008 (MHPAEA) mandated that mental health conditions be treated…