NEW Eating Disorder Treatment Options

NEW Eating Disorder Treatment Options

Eating disorder treatment at Positive Pathways has several new options! Take your eating disorder recovery to the next level through experiential sessions with Dr. Dorie at her new office in Evergreen Colorado. Try our two eating disorder support groups, including an Eating Disorder Intuitive Therapy (EDIT)™ skills group and a new Expressive Arts group – your first group is FREE! In addition, affordable eating disorder treatment is available through sessions with our new Counselor Interns from Naropa University. See details below: WELCOME to our new eating disorder treatment team members Jennifer Stein, BA and Jeung-il Tsumagari, BA – both Masters-level students in the Clinical Mental Health Counseling program at Naropa University. Jennifer brings her special interest in mindfulness meditation, and Jeung-il has a concentration in Art Therapy and offers this therapeutic option in her individual sessions and groups. Eating disorder treatment with Counselor Interns is $35/session. LEARN MORE: Counselor Interns SUPPORT GROUP options for eating disorder recovery include our Monday Night Group entitled, “Don’t Diet – EDIT!” which features an exploration of the five principles of Eating Disorder Intuitive Therapy (EDIT)™ and the practice of recovery skills to overcome anorexia, bulimia, binge eating disorder, food addiction, and other issues with eating and weight. Try our NEW eating disorder support group on Tuesday evenings, featuring expressive arts, facilitated by Art Therapy Intern Jeung-il Tsumagari. Both groups meet from 6-7:30p, and your first group is FREE! LEARN MORE: Support Groups DR. DORIE’S NEW OFFICE for eating disorder treatment is located in Evergreen, Colorado! Join Dr. Dorie for 45-minute or 90-minute sessions, or try a 3-hour experiential session including options of wilderness therapy, mindful meal sessions, and much more. This is your...
Wilderness Therapy & Eating Disorders

Wilderness Therapy & Eating Disorders

Wilderness Therapy in Eating Disorders Recovery My name is Kristen, I am the newest EDIT™ Counselor Intern at Positive Pathways, from the Transpersonal Wilderness Therapy Program at Naropa University. You’re probably thinking, “Wait – what kind of therapy?” Don’t worry, I am here to give you a brief introduction of myself and the world of Wilderness Therapy. Transpersonal psychology is a relationship of the Self and spiritual connection to our world. It is not only looking at the different parts of our Self – Body, Mind, Emotions, Spirit – but also connecting those parts to the earth, relationships, growth and human potential. Transpersonal psychology combines the teachings of the psychology trail blazers – psychoanalysis, behaviorism and humanistic psychology – as well as many other aspects of human experience and spirituality. We are conditioned from our past experiences; we develop a system that works for us as individuals in order to survive.  In this development, we acknowledge the “ego” and “Self” in all of its complexities, intertwined into our culture and history. We create relationships and intimacy through empathy for others and ourselves. The “transpersonal” are the experiences that we cannot fully describe, from our “heart space” that holds our limitless potential. Transpersonal psychology not only looks at the different parts of ourselves as a whole, but also acknowledges our wholeness as a part in the complexity and mystery that is the universe. Wilderness Therapy is about creating a relationship with nature, and also promoting a sense of self-sufficiency and autonomy. When we are in relationship with another person we cannot predict how they will react to our behaviors, and vise versa. When in relationship with another person...