Counseling Adults With Autism

Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a complex developmental disability with a defined set of behaviors. A diagnosis of ASD now includes Asperger syndrome, autistic disorder, and pervasive developmental disorder not otherwise specified. ASD affects individuals differently and to varying degrees. Scientists have yet to figure out what causes ASD and why those with ASD communicate, […]

Combating Food Guilt

As RDs, there’s no doubt in our minds that there’s more than one way to eat healthfully. But there’s also no doubt that eating has become a confusing matter for many people. Consumers receive more messages about food and eating than ever before. Hundreds of advertisements for every food from snacks to breakfast cereals to […]

Mindful Eating Talking Points

It seems that so many people are rushing around these days—working long hours and carting kids around to games, practices, competitions, etc. Does this sound familiar: “I got so caught up in my work that I forgot to eat.”; “I had to stop at a convenience mart for food because I didn’t know I’d be […]