Upcoming Events

"How Eating Disorders Prevention Can Work In Your School"

A Free, Informational Webinar
Wednesday, May 13th 3:00 to 3:45 pm
Learn how educators and administrators throughout New England are incorporating ED prevention programming into their school. View more about webinar..

Amherst Clinic Open House

Thursday, May 21st 4:30 to 6:30 pm
100 University Drive, Second Floor Amherst MA

Please join us to celebrate the opening of our new clinic in Amherst, Massachusetts.

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"Integrative Medicine For Depression"

Thursday June 11, 2015 6:30 - 8 pm
Blackrock Country Club Hingham, MA
Join Walden's Chief Medical Officer, James Greenblatt, M.D., for an informative presentation about how integrative medicine can be used to treat not only depression, but other psychiatric disorders, including anxiety, ADHD, PTSD and eating disorders. Learn more..

Recent News

Walden Center Conference Focuses on Treatment of Binge Eating Disorder

South Windsor Patch - May 2015

Speaking at “Binge Eating Disorder: Medical, Nutritional & Psychotherapeutic Interventions,” a half-day conference sponsored by the Walden Center for Education and Research, Inc. at Maneeley’s Banquet Facility in South Windsor, Dr. Greenblatt said binge eating disorder is the most common eating disorder, affecting 2.6% of the adult population.

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FDA Approves Drug to Treat Binge Eating

New England Psychologist - May 2015

The National Eating Disorders Association reports that 20 million women and 10 million men in the United States suffer from an eating disorder, including anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa and binge eating disorder. In January, the Food and Drug Administration approved the use of Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) for individuals diagnosed with binge eating disorder. The drug has been used to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder since 2007.

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State Experts Want Focus On Mental Health Issues After Weight-Loss Surgery

The Hartford Courant - March 2015

Although individuals undergo a psychological evaluation before surgery, identifying those at risk poses challenges because people aren’t always up-front about their eating habits, said Rebekah Bardwell Doweyko, program director of Walden Behavioral Care in South Windsor, which treats people with eating disorders.

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