• 300 Garden City Plaza #312
    Garden City, NY 11530
  • Archive for September, 2015

    30
    Sep

    The Fear of Judgement

    Most people do not like the feeling of being judged, criticized and compared. With eating disorders, this fear of being judged is one of the primary motivating factors that can precipitate and perpetuate and eating.  Fears of not feeling "good enough" can lead to self-isolating behaviors with an avREAD MORE...

    24
    Sep

    The Importance of Biology in Treatment

    I read or scan hundreds of articles yearly about the recent medical research that is published about eating disorders and have been writing and lecturing about the neurobiology of eating disorders for over 10 years. During this time, I have found this information to be a critical component when asseREAD MORE...

    18
    Sep

    Faith, Food, and Holidays with an ED.

    As Yom Kippur approaches many patients have questions regarding following the meal plans that are a part of most eating disorder treatments. In several faiths, holiday customs that involve fasting often lead to dilemmas for patients when deciding whether to follow the recommendations of their eatingREAD MORE...

    17
    Sep

    Biofeedback with ED-180

    ED-180 programs in Garden City, NY has a full biofeedback suite at the offices featuring the ultimate in biofeedback training using the state-ot-the-art software to monitor and train the attention, focus, and calming circuits of the brain and autonomic nervous system. See more on this webpage in theREAD MORE...

    11
    Sep

    NEW ED-180 Adolescent & Teen Programs

    We are pleased to announce the start of ED-180 programs for adolescents and teens at the Garden City offices. Adolescent and Teen program days are Thursdays from 4pm-7pm and Saturday mornings from 10am-1pm. Program days include group support, creative art therapies, mindfulness training and individuREAD MORE...

    10
    Sep

    Welcome to our new site!

    We hope you like our new design layout for the webpage. We still have a lot of information to add and other to bring up-to-date in order to make this an informative sight, not just our ED-180 programs but about eating disorders as well. Our old site also had some issues with the comment submissions READ MORE...

    09
    Sep

    Why a Bad Day can be a Good Day

    When a patient with an eating disorder is working hard for recovery, bad days, bad moods, and overall feelings of feeling like "it's too hard" are a common part of the process. In fact, I often reiterate to others the words of what another patient told me: "If I go to bed, and I think about my day".READ MORE...

    09
    Sep

    Dr. DeSarbo Talk for Physicians and Clinicians

    Dr. Jeffrey DeSarbo will be giving a presentation for physicians and allied health professionals on January 29th at the NYIT de Seversky Center from 6pm-8:30pm. The topic will be Special Medical and Psychological Issues with Eating Disorder Patients.READ MORE...

    09
    Sep

    The Language of the Brain

    The Language of the Brain by Jeffrey DeSarbo, D.O. Board Certified Psychiatrist ED-180 Eating Disorder Treatment Programs (The following was originally written and appeared on the National Eating Disorder Association's (NEDA) website as a special feature.) READ MORE...

    09
    Sep

    Now is Never a Good Time

    There are many people in the world that either need to or should make a major change in something in their life. But change is not a concept that most people like. Change often includes the unknown which many people fear and have anxiety over.READ MORE...