Eating disorder support groups are closed 8 week groups limited to 8-10 young adults. Members can choose to continue group on an ongoing basis and often do! Group provides a safe, supportive environment that emphasizes positive aspects of recovery. Group members work on being present in the moment and connecting to their emotional experiences as they and other group members share. Members practice naming these emotions to others and experience what it is like to be seen and heard. Members often share that this group has been essential in helping them shift their emotional experiences, relational patterns with others, and ultimately their maladaptive behaviors.
Natalie Monaghan is a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker specializing in the treatment of eating disorders and disordered eating.
Natalie welcomes adolescents and adults of all ages and genders, many of whom have found eating to be a recurring challenge. Natalie has deep expertise in anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, binge eating disorder, and orthorexia. She also works with clients navigating depression, anxiety, OCD, and life transitions, including the transition to college and midlife transitions.
Natalie particularly enjoys working with athletes, incorporating exercise into eating recovery and reestablishing a healthy relationship with one’s sport. She also helps parents better understand the inner experience of a child with an eating disorder in order to strengthen patterns of communication and foster supportive relationships.
Natalie utilizes a skills-based and Gestalt approach, helping clients build positive coping skills and tap into deep emotions and vulnerabilities to create lasting change. She provides highly tailored, coordinated care that acknowledges the uniqueness of each client’s eating experience and allows them to reconnect to their inner self. Natalie’s goal is for her clients to feel deeply cared for and no longer alone in their challenges, and for her office to be a safe haven for clients to begin to heal.