Vacation Reflection

One of the biggest gifts of vacation is something that I usually stumble upon rather than something I’ve intentionally planned for: space for contemplation/reflection. The second day of a recent family vacation, I experienced both a simple and profound moment of reflection while going on a run in the cliffs Read more…

Re-Thinking Exercise & Sport Group

Re-Thinking Exercise & Sport As a former athlete at University of Washington, I was daily influenced by the onslaught of cultural diet and performance messages. I looked up to the senior athletes and quickly followed their “rules” of eating and training in hopes of success and improvement of my times Read more…

The Story of the Owl

Our urban treehouse provides many views including the Olympic and Cascade Mountains, the downtown skyline AND the owl on the roof of the building across the street.  When we moved in to our space, we immediately took a liking to the fake owl that scares critters away from the rooftop. Read more…

Opal Welcomes Dr. Bertrand Wicholas, MD!

Opal proudly announces the arrival of psychiatrist, Dr. Bertand Wicholas! Dr. Bertrand Wicholas, MD, will join the Opal team the first week of September.  We are thrilled to have such an experienced, talented, and compassionate psychiatrist on board! Dr. Wicholas has been treating adolescents and adults with eating disorders since 2004. He Read more…

Read all about it!

[column width=”1/1″ last=”true” title=”” title_type=”single” animation=”none” implicit=”true”] I am so excited about our first piece of press!  Today we were a feature article in the student newspaper of the University of Washington. The article was accurate, with wonderful quotes from several different staff members.  The student writer really seemed to understand our Read more…