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November 2, 2017
Stuart Koman ’76 Discusses Challenges Faced by Patients with Eating Disorders

Trinity College’s Science for the Greater Good series, now in its fifth year, recently welcomed its latest alumnus speaker, Stuart Koman ’76, the founding president and CEO of Waltham, Massachusetts-based Walden Behavioral Care, Inc.

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September 25, 2017
Bardwell Doweyko's mission: Broader eating disorder treatment

When certified eating disorder specialist Rebekah Bardwell Doweyko returned to Connecticut in 2011, she was surprised to learn only one facility offered treatment for eating disorders, which have a higher mortality rate than any other psychiatric illness and affect at least 3 percent of the state's population.

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February 13, 2017
Waltham's Walden Behavioral Care expands

Walden Behavioral Care has been making news - good news, to be specific. This month, the Waltham-based company purchased the Atlanta Center for Eating Disorders and in December opened a treatment clinic in Milford.

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February 9, 2017
Walden Behavioral Care Acquires Atlanta Provider

Walden Behavioral Care, an eating disorder treatment provider with operations in Central Massachusetts, has acquired an Atlanta company specializing in the same area of medicine, expanding Walden's footprint beyond New England.

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February 8, 2017
Walden Behavioral Care Acquires Atlanta Center for Eating Disorders

MetroWest Daily News February 2017 Waltham's Walden Behavioral Care, which provides specialized care for individuals and families impacted by all types of eating disorders, announced the acquisition of the Atlanta Center for Eating Disorders of Dunwoody, Georgia. The joining of these two organizations will bring more comprehensive, individualized and accessible eating disorder treatment to those […]

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January 23, 2017
One on One: Stuart Koman, president and CEO, Walden Behavioral Care

Worcester Telegram & Gazette January 2017 Stuart Koman first founded Walden Behavioral Care in 2003, after the Waltham Hospital closed. He felt that the hospital's mental and behavioral programs were important and needed to be saved. The program has an education and research center and two main units - a general acute psychiatric program with […]

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January 17, 2017
Taking Picky Eating to the Extreme

At age 12, after Brendan started showing signs of malnourishment, the family took him to Walden Behavioral Care, an eating disorder treatment center in Waltham, Mass., where he was given a diagnosis of avoidant/restrictive food intake disorder, or ARFID.

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September 16, 2016
Guilford Eating Disorder Clinic Offers Help for Adolescents and Parents

FOX 61 September 2016 Please enable Javascript to watch this video Michelle was struggling emotionally when her issues with food began. Just 10 years old, her twin sister was battling cancer. Michelle felt like she couldn't control anything, except her caloric intake. When she was 14, the Hartford-area girl lost an alarming amount of weight, […]

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September 16, 2016
Athletes & Eating Disorders: The Warning Signs, Risks & What to Do

em>New England Cable News (NECN) August 2016 Athletes are 2-3 times more susceptible to eating disorders than the average population. Detecting warning signs and knowing where to turn to help can be challenging. But there are more options for specialized attention today. Emily Slager, a clinician on Walden’s GOALS Program – Intensive Outpatient Treatment for Competitive […]

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September 16, 2016
Eating Disorders: Crippling, Deadly – and Beatable

Worcester Magazine July 2016 For many people, mealtimes are not always about the food. Maybe you’re talking with a family member or a date, maybe you’re absorbed in an episode of your favorite TV show, or maybe you’re just scarfing something down at your desk at work. Eating can be taken for granted, but for someone […]

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July 31, 2016
On The Move: Promotions, New Hires & Advancements

Rebekah Doweyko, LPC of Durham has been promoted to Assistant Vice President, Clinical Operations, Connecticut Region, for Walden Behavioral Care LLC, a leading hospital for treating eating disorders. In her new role, Doweyko will be responsible for the clinical services and operations of all Walden locations in Connecticut.

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April 27, 2016
7News Special Report: Thin to Win

A new program from Walden Behavioral Care for athletes with eating disorders is featured on WHDH-TV

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May 19, 2015
Walden Appoints Force to Serve As Chief Nursing Officer

Walden Behavioral Care, one of the country’s leading hospitals for treating eating disorders, announced today that Lucille Force of Attleboro, Mass. has joined Walden Behavioral Care as Assistant Vice President of Patient Care Services and Chief Nursing Officer (CNO).

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April 30, 2015
Integrative Medicine For Depression

James Greenblatt, M.D., chief medical officer of Walden Behavioral Care and Walden Psychiatric Associates, will discuss how integrative medicine can be used to treat not only depression, but other psychiatric disorders, including anxiety, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and eating disorders.

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April 29, 2015
Walden Names Haines Prevention Education Specialist

The Walden Center for Education and Research and Walden Behavioral Care in Waltham recently announced that Stephanie Haines of Peterborough, New Hampshire, has joined Walden as a prevention education specialist.

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March 30, 2015
Amherst Clinic Open House

Save the date for Walden Behavioral Care’s Amherst clinic open house. The open house will take place at 100 University Drive on the second floor.

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March 29, 2015
Save the Date! Third Annual Conference - Advances in the Treatment of Eating Disorders: Integrating Research with Clinical Practice

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March 3, 2015
Eating Disorders Treatment

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March 2, 2015
Psychiatric Services

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March 1, 2015
Walden Center for Education & Research

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February 20, 2015
Prevention Education Specialist at Walden Center for Education and Research

Haines is responsible for programs aimed at preventing and raising awareness of eating disorders, including Walden Center’s School-Based Eating Disorder Prevention Program, which provides educational programs to schools and other organizations throughout New England.

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November 29, 2014
Walden Names Bordonaro Program Director

Walden Behavioral Care, LLC, , one of the country’s leading hospitals for treating eating disorders, announced today that it has named Robert Bordonaro of Winchester to the position of Program Director for Walden’s new Peabody clinic at Suite 260, Two Corporation Way.

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February 19, 2014
Active Minds Hosts Eating Disorder Panel

To raise awareness about eating disorders during National Eating Disorders Awareness Week, the University of Massachusetts club Active Minds held a panel discussion about eating disorders and how to beat them on Tuesday night.

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