September 28, 2006

Prevention Groups Starting

Posted in Uncategorized at 6:54 pm by satsanga

Our Yoga and Wellness groups in the Schools are starting October 11th and will run for 11 weeks. They include Yoga, Assertiveness, Media Literacy, Nutrition, Emotional Regulation and Decision Making, and lots more. The girls get to publish their OWN HEALTHY MAGAZINE !!!!!! For more information contact Dr. Catherine Cook-Cottone at


September 26, 2006

More on the Model Debate……What do you think?

Posted in Uncategorized at 7:33 pm by satsanga

Do thin models warp girls’ body image?

Eating and Self Care Group (same group sans yoga)

Posted in SUNY at Buffalo Prevention and Treatment Group Updates at 7:19 pm by satsanga

Eating and Self-Care:A Group Approach to Treating Eating Struggles

A Treatment Group and Research Study

Advance Registration Required (see below) 


Content: In a private, accepting, and empowering atmosphere, each session will address the mind and body issues that can be an integral part of eating struggles. In the group, we will work on healthy ways to experience self and body and to reduce reliance on unhealthy eating behaviors.  We will also explore media, women, and culture. Journaling and relaxation techniques will also be used throughout the program.


Instructor: The groups will be conducted by Catherine Cook-Cottone, Ph.D., Licensed Psychologist


When: The Eating and Self-Care Project will weekly, on campus for 8 weeks from 5:00-6:30 PM.  Mondays on these dates: 10-9, 10-16, 10-23, 10-30, 11-6, 11-13, 11-20, and 11-27.  Following obtained consent and assent, group members will meet individually with a group leader in an initial intake session. In order to develop the program and explore its effectiveness, all members will complete surveys at the intake session, as well as following the last group session.


Where: The Room is 404 Baldy, North Campus.


Cost:  $80 prior to the start of group, receipts will be given for submission for insurance reimbursement. Scholarships are available. Please inquire.

Eligibility:  Participants must be female and must maintain ongoing medical care. 


For information related to:

Registration and Intake session, please contact Dr. Catherine Cook-Cottone (645-2484 X 1073) or


If you have any questions about your  rights as a participant in a research project, you should contact (anonymously, if you wish) the Social and Behavioral Sciences Institutional Review Board, Room 515 Capen Hall, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY 14260,  (or by phone 716-645-6474). 

September 14, 2006

Yay Madrid !!!!!!

Posted in Uncategorized at 7:08 pm by satsanga,,3-2349467,00.html Skinniest models are banned from catwalk The organisers of Madrid Fashion Week have announced that they are banning skinny women to develop a more healthy image for the event

Fall Yoga and Wellness Group Time and Place 2006

Posted in Uncategorized at 4:59 pm by satsanga

Yoga and Wellness Group for those with Eating Struggles

Must email or call for intake session ( or 645-2484 X1073)

 The Room is 271 Richmond

The Aerobics Room

Ellicott Complex North Campus

Wednesdays: 6-8 PM


October 11, 18, 25

November 1, 8, 15, (No group 22), 29

December 6