Eating Disorders: NEDA--National Eating Disorders Association is the largest not-for-profit organization in the United States working to prevent and provide treatment referrals for eating disorders. Their site includes many helpful download-able hand-outs.
Montenido founded by Carolyn Costin, MEd, MFT, CEDS, a leader in the field of eating disorder treatment, offers residential treatment programs around the country for eating disorder treatment.
The Lotus Collaborative offers intensive outpatient treatment and outpatient meal support for eating disorder recovery in San Francisco
Eating Disorders Anonymous (EDA) is a 12-step fellowship of individuals who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problems and help others to recover from their eating disorders.
Overeaters Anonymous is a 12-step fellowship of individuals who, through shared experience, strength and hope are recovering from compulsive overeating. There are also recovering anorexics and bulimics in this fellowship.
UCSF Pregnancy and Postpartum Mood Assessment ClinicThis clinic is cutting edge in terms of psychiatric medication and research. For those women receiving medical care through this hospital, this is a great starting point. They do not provide treatment, but they do assess for anxiety and depression and then provide referrals and treatment suggestions.
Postpartum Progress is a website of women’s health and postpartum depression advocacy work by Katherine Stone, a Survivor and Warrior Mom.
Hand in Hand Parentingis a resource to support parents and provide them with the insights and skills they need to listen to and connect with their children in a way that allows each child to thrive.
Scary Mommy is a humorous blog looking at the shadow side of mothering. What started as an innocent on-line baby book to chronicle Jill Smokler’s stay-at-home days with her children, quickly transformed into a vibrant community of parents, brought together by a common theme: Parenting doesn’t have to be perfect.
Advanced Maternal Age Project is a Texas based nonprofit set up to share resources for women who are pregnant for the first time at age 35 or better.
Body Image: The Body Positive is a local Bay Area organization founded to help girls and women cherish their bodies in order to lead richer, fuller and healthier lives.
Jean Kilbourne is the first lady of media literacy. As her website states, she is internationally recognized for her pioneering work on the image of women in advertising. Her films, slide lectures and television appearances have been seen by millions of people throughout the world.
The Body Positiveis a collaborative in the nay area that teaches people how to reconnect to their innate body wisdom so they can have more balanced, joyful self-care, and a relationship with their whole selves that is guided by love, forgiveness, and humor.
Expressive Arts and Soulcollage(R): SoulCollage® is a creative and satisfying collage process. You make your own deck of cards - each collage card representing one aspect of your personality or Soul. Use the collage cards intuitively to answer life's questions and participate in self-discovery.
Natalie Rogers, PhD (daughter of Carl Rogers and founder of Person Centered Expressive Arts), wrote a beautiful article on her approach to expressive arts therapy, which describes the process beautifully. To read the article, click this link: http://www.nrogers.com/PCExArtsArticle.pdf
Adriana Marchioneis trained in the Life/Art Process, a method developed at the Tamalpa Institute by Anna Halprin and Daria Halprin. The Life/Art Process is a movement-based approach that serves as a vibrant method for establishing health and well-being in individuals, groups and communities.
Tamalpa Institute,founded in 1978 by dance and expressive arts therapy pioneers Anna Halprin and Daria Halprin, is a non-profit organization internationally recognized for its ground breaking training programs & workshops in a unique approach to movement based expressive arts education and therapy.
Nutrition/Nutritionists: Katherine Dittmannis a Registered Dietician that has worked in the full spectrum of eating disorder treatment and brings mindfulness practices into her work.
Ellyn Satterwas an internationally recognized authority on eating and feeding, and is the author of the Division of Responsibility in Feeding, which is the gold standard for feeding children. In her transformative, practical, theoretically sound, and evidence-based conceptualizations of eating and feeding, Satter emphasizes competency rather than deficiency, providing rather than depriving, and trust rather than control.
Addiction Recovery: Alcoholics Anonymous®is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from alcoholism. The only requirement for membership is a desire to stop drinking. A list of local san Francisco meetings can be found here.