McCallum Place Eating Disorders Treatment Programs, and its outpatient clinic for obesity and eating disorders, Webster Wellness Professionals, has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval™ for accreditation by demonstrating compliance with The Joint Commission’s national standards for health care quality and safety in behavioral health care. The accreditation award recognizes McCallum Place’s dedication … Read More
The 4th Annual Eating Disorders Awareness Day will take place on February 22 at the Missouri Capitol Rotunda in Jefferson City, MO. Advocators will focus on educating legislators on the facts about eating disorders, and try to end the discrimination and limited access to treatment. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to register, or read more about how to … Read More
Contributed by Erin Connelly, SLU Dietetics Student at McCallum Place Sometimes we just need an extra push to get us back on track to acheive our goals. Below are Mantras for Motivation that can give you the jumpstart you’ve been looking for! 1. “Just believe” – Researchers have found participants who went into an activity believing they would do … Read More
It’s clear that the fashion industry plays a major role in conveying distorted messages of ideal body type to the masses. Recognizing the connection between the issues of age and body image, the Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA) have released new health guidelines for runway models. Read more about the updated guidelines.
As the fight to combat childhood obesity enters full swing, many parents are left wondering if school-related programs promote questionable eating behaviors and physical activities in their children. Science Daily explores this issue, and, citing a recent poll, finds that even the most well-intentioned efforts to decrease childhood obesity could create a most unintentioned outcome. *The article below, in its entirety, … Read More
As an eating disorder therapist at McCallum Place, Travis Stewart has been intrigued by the idea that we live in a country that simultaneously has more available food than any other country, yet is obsessed with being thin. Read about some powerful insights into how other cultures view food, diet and hunger.
(KTVI – FOX2now.com) St. Louis Model Karlie Kloss is the current “it” girl in the fashion world. The 19 year old beauty is in magazines and on runways all over the world. But she is also making headlines for a particular photo. The black and white image of Karlie in which her hip bones are … Read More
Kimberli McCallum, MD, CEDS (certified eating disorders specialist) has been recognized by her peers as being among one of “America’s Top Doctors®.” The list, researched and published by Castle Connolly Medical Ltd., features highly regarded doctors who are considered the best in their area of specialty. Dr. McCallum is the founder of McCallum Place Residential … Read More
It’s that time of year again. Pitfalls to your eating disorder lurk around every corner, whether it’s a plethora of holiday parties, cookies at the office, eggnog at the neighbors or grandma’s homemade fudge. Below are some tips to have a happy and healthy holiday season: Eat regularly throughout the day. Avoid “saving” or “banking” your calories in … Read More
Dr. Ron Thompson, Phd, FAED, Co-Director of The Victory Program at McCallum Place will be speaking to faculty and staff at Florida State University on Monday, December 9th at 9:00 am. We are excited to have Dr. Thompson, an internationally recognized expert in treating athletes with eating disorders, represent The Victory Program and educate others … Read More