St. Louis Recovery Skills Seminars

When:
September 21, 2016 @ 6:00 pm – 7:15 pm America/Chicago
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Where:
Castlewood Outpatient Offices
1855 Bowles Ave #210
Fenton, MO 63026
USA
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Travis Stewart

Time and Location:

Group meets the 3rd Wednesday of each month, beginning July 20, 2016.

Group time 6:00 to 7:15 p.m.

Meetings held at the Castlewood Outpatient Offices in Fenton, MO

Cost: Free!

September 21st Group -Building a Better Body Image with Liz Irwin

Experiencing a negative body image day makes you vulnerable to using your eating disorder behaviors and threatens recovery. Doing the hard work of improving your body image is a critical part of sustaining recovery. We want to support you in that work.

At our next Recovery Skills Seminar, Liz Irwin will be leading a discussion group designed to help you continue working on this important topic.

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Group Requirements: This Group is Open to the Public and Alumni

1. Must be a person struggling with an eating disorder, this group is not intended for families or support systems of those struggling.

3. Currently working with an outpatient treatment team OR have been in recovery for 2 years and have support of prior outpatient team on a PRN basis.

Group Format:

The Recovery Skills Seminars are an opportunity to help you launch into a life of balance through the development of new recovery and life skills. The groups will be didactic and interactive with a new topic chosen each month.

Recovering from an eating disorder is challenging. Not only are the thoughts and behaviors overwhelming, it is easy
to lose a sense of your self and what you want out of life. Castlewood’s Recovery Skills Seminars are designed to
provide guidance and life skills to help you pursue recovery and build a life worth living.

Each seminar will help you develop a deeper understanding of yourself while providing practical skills that give you
confidence and hope in your life direction.

Seminars are not a replacement for therapy, but are offered as a supplement to the work you are doing with a
therapist. If you desire recovery, and are medically stable, you are welcome to attend. There is no cost to attend.

Here are 4 reasons to attend our upcoming seminar on October 21st:

We discuss more in-depth the topics covered in therapy sessions to build upon and strengthen your recovery

Therapy is crucial for healing from an eating disorder and yet it’s impossible to cover all of the topics related to recovery. The monthly meetings will give you additional resources and strengthen your recovery.

We meet regularly, but not too often

You’ve got a lot going on, often meeting with multiple professionals and attending support groups. It’s hard to fit in another weekly meeting. We meet just once a month to help keep you connected to a recovery mindset without overwhelming you.

Develop an identity outside of an eating disorder

Our ultimate goal is to help you transition into a life of full-blown recovery and have an identity separate from the old patterns and behaviors. Each seminar is designed with that in mind.

Building a healthier body image by Liz Irwin at our next seminar

On Wednesday, September 21 at 6:00 come and hear Liz Irwin lead a discussion on how building a healthier body image is a key component in sustaining recovery. Those of you who worked with Liz individually or in groups while at Castlewood know that she has great things to offer!

The details

There is no cost to attending these seminars and you are welcome to invite friends (even those who are not Castlewood alums) to come with you.

When: Wednesday, September 21. 6:00-7:15 p.m.

Where: IOP Offices – 1855 Bowles Ave, Suite 210

Make your recovery a priority by taking advantage of these groups. RSVP today!

Group Facilitator:

Travis Stewart, LPC, NCC- Director of Regional Outreach, St. Louis 

Travis-Stewart

Travis is a Licensed Professional Counselor and has worked in field of eating disorders since 2003 in both clinical and marketing roles at every level of care. His favorite therapy experiences usually involve group settings. In addition to working in residential and outpatient settings he has acted as a recovery coach since 2012 and believes that recovery is most effective when insight and deep healing intersect with practical skills and education.

Travis brings a unique blend of clinical expertise and communication skills to his role with Castlewood. He is passionate about connecting people to resources and experiences that are transformative and healing.

3 thoughts on “St. Louis Recovery Skills Seminars

  1. Hello! Am just wondering if recovery skills programing is still occurring every 3rd Wednesday of each month. (??) Thank you!

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