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…

Press Release January 30, 2012

 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 30, 2012 ON FEBRUARY 1, OPAL:  FOOD + BODY WISDOM LAUNCHES AN EATING DISORDER TREATMENT CENTER IN SEATTLE, OPENING WITH DR. ELIZABETH HUTCHINSON, MD OF SWEDISH FAMILY MEDICINE AS MEDICAL DIRECTOR Partial Hospitalization Program offered as all-day, highest level of care SEATTLE, WA –    This week marks Read more…

We want you to know…

[column width=”1/1″ last=”true” title=”” title_type=”single” animation=”none” implicit=”true”] There is a lot going on at Opal as we get closer and closer to February 1st.  We are continuing to be so encouraged by successes, like those listed below, as we take the last remaining steps towards opening.   Swedish Medical Center—Dr. Read more…

Community

On the eve of our website launch, I am feeling so grateful for our communities that have helped make this dream become a reality. I’ve been reflecting on how one of our major treatment goals is to help our clients gain stronger support with their own communities. Tonight is one Read more…

Our logo

We were grateful to work with a fantastically creative mind in Lou Maxon, in creating our logo.  This image hopefully represents who we are and what kind of treatment we offer.  The logo is intentionally imperfect and sizable.  Opal will be a place that encourages clients and staff to live Read more…

Is this really happening?!

“Is this really happening?!!” has been a constant refrain in the past couple of months.  When we fell in love with our urban tree house space many months ago, we asked, “Could we actually get this space? No?!” At our photo shoot for the website, it was “Is this really Read more…

Blog Launch!

This blog will be a space where we will communicate Opal news, exciting new research, continuing education events, innovative ideas, job announcements, areas of controversy in eating disorder treatment, and Opal events.  If it is Opal news, you will hear it here first.  Before our opening on February 1, 2012 Read more…