Articles in Autism Spectrum Disorders and Eating Disorders

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on September 10, 2019
Bullying: How serious is this problem?
on September 10, 2019
If your child hasn't been bullied, they have witnessed it in the classroom. Here is what you can do as a parent to stop bullying... Read full article
on August 15, 2019
Why Your Diet May be Hurting Your Relationship
on August 15, 2019
Rick was biting his fingernails while waiting in the long Starbucks cue. Once he was finally seated and nearly finished his double espresso vanilla latte, licking the cruller icing off his fingers and gazing out the window that he could again wonder:... Read full article
by Dr. Farrah Hauke, Psy.D. on May 27, 2019
Can psychological treatment stop emotional eating?
by Dr. Farrah Hauke, Psy.D. on May 27, 2019
While we usually think of emotions such as frustration, loneliness, anger, fear, and boredom as triggers for impulsive or binge eating, even happiness and the urge to celebrate can cause us to eat emotionally.... Read full article
on August 26, 2018
Understanding the Body-Mind Connection and Mental Health
on August 26, 2018
A growing body of evidence indicates diet and exercise are linked to common mental disorders such as depression and anxiety. There are ways to increase serotonin levels in the brain naturally through specific foods and routine physical activity.... Read full article
on August 12, 2018
Autism and Gluten: What does the science say?
on August 12, 2018
Some parents have claimed improvements in autistic children's behavior after removing gluten from their diet. Researchers have found a link between gastrointestinal problems and autism. This article explores the science behind gluten and autism... Read full article
by Jennifer Willemsen, MA, LMFT on December 11, 2017
Neurofeedback: Fact or fiction?
by Jennifer Willemsen, MA, LMFT on December 11, 2017
Treating mental illness is more complicated than treating the physical body, and one reason for this is the guesswork involved in finding an effective treatment. Neurofeedback offers a promising alternative.... Read full article
by Wendy Frank on November 13, 2017
The connection between Asperger's and gluten; Henry's story
by Wendy Frank on November 13, 2017
More and more parents are reporting a connection between Asperger's and gluten. Could a gluten-free or casein-free diet be a solution for your child with autism spectrum disorder?... Read full article
on October 09, 2017
Eating disorder treatment
on October 09, 2017
Anorexia Nervosa is a life-threatening disorder characterized by extremely low body weight and an unhealthy fear of weight gain. If left untreated, this eating disorder can lead to self-starvation and death.... Read full article