Fairhaven News & Updates

5 Tips for Eating Disorder Recovery during the Holidays

Emma Langston, MS, LPC/MHSP (temp), NCC, and 5 Tips for Eating Discovery Recovery during the Holidays — Interview by Jacquelyn Ekern (Eating Disorder Hope). Jacquelyn Ekern is President of Eating Disorder Hope & Addiction Hope. Eating Disorder Hope’s mission is to offer hope, information, and resources to individual eating disorder sufferers, their family members, and […]

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Molly Davis interview with Eating Disorder Hope’s Jacquelyn Ekern, MS, LPC

Molly Davis (LMSW) gives a great comprehensive overview of Fairhaven in her interview with Jackquelyn Ekern of Eating Disorder Hope. Jacquelyn Ekern is President of Eating Disorder Hope & Addiction Hope. Eating Disorder Hope’s mission is to offer hope, information, and resources to individual eating disorder sufferers, their family members, and treatment providers. The organization […]

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Risk of Heart Disease Quadruples in Women Hospitalized for Bulimia

By Mark S. Gold, MD The risk of cardiovascular disease skyrockets for women who have been hospitalized for bulimia nervosa, a study in JAMA Psychiatry reports. The risk for bulimia and heart disease is greatest in the first two years after hospitalization and remains high for another three years before disappearing at the 10-year mark. […]

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Fairhaven Treatment Center announces internship program with University of Memphis

Fairhaven Treatment Center has an internship program with the University of Memphis Department of Counseling, Educational Psychology and Research (CEPR). “Fairhaven is honored to host and help train the CEPR doctoral students from the University of Memphis,” said Teri McCann, Ph.D., CEDS, founder and executive clinical director at Fairhaven. “There is an acute need for […]

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Dr. Teri McCann appointed to MAPA Board of Directors

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MEMPHIS, Tenn., June 26, 2019 – Fairhaven Treatment Center, a facility that offers comprehensive clinical treatment for adolescent girls and adult women struggling with Anorexia Nervosa, Bulimia Nervosa, Binge Eating Disorder and Other Specified Feeding or Eating Disorder (OSFED), today announced its founder and executive clinical director, Teri McCann, Ph.D., CEDS, was appointed to the […]

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A Parallel Issue: The Relationship Between Mental Health and Eating Disorders

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Mental illness is a serious condition and has underlying impact on individuals and the greater community. We are all impacted by it in one way or another, and knowing how to identify and talk through this issue is crucial to understanding how to navigate it in our lives and relationships. This often begins with an […]

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Addressing the Root of Eating Disorders

In the United States, at least 30 million people of various ages and genders suffer from an eating disorder – that means roughly one of every 10 Americans will have symptoms of the disease. The prevalence is even greater in certain high-risk populations, including younger women, the LGBTQ community and members of the Armed Forces. […]

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A Day in the Life of a Fairhaven Treatment Center Chef

A Day in the Life of a Fairhaven Treatment Center Chef

A Day in the Life of a Fairhaven Treatment Center Chef  Chef Leslie Rowland joined Fairhaven in January 2016 as our first full-time culinary trained chef. Along with being a generally wonderful person, Leslie is also an Air Force veteran, serving from 1999-2010. Leslie Rowland served in both Operation Enduring Freedom and Iraqi Freedom. Thank […]

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Q&A with Whitney Trotter, Registered Dietitian and Nutrition Director

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Q&A with Whitney Trotter Registered Dietitian and Nutrition Director at Fairhaven Treatment Center for Eating Disorders We sat down with Whitney Trotter, MS, RD, LDN, RN, BSN, to learn a bit more about her thoughts and philosophy on her role at Fairhaven Treatment Center. Read on to get to know her. What is your passion? […]

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Reclaim Your Confidence

Reclaim Your Confidence

By Dr. Teri McCann, PhD, CEDS Where does confidence come from? Are we born with it? Can we create it or is it already in us? If we have it sometimes, but not all the time, why is that so? Babies are not born with confidence, although they seem to be born with the blueprint […]

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