Eating Disorders

NOT EDITED Eating disorders are more common than most of us know. In fact, according to the National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders, more than 30 million people

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Classes

Some classes require registration, click here to complete class registration.

Due to COVID-19 and for the safety of our patients, instructors, and class attendees, ALL classes are cancelled indefinitely. We will resume as soon as we are able.

Prenatal Yoga

Open to any expecting mother in their 12th to 40th week of pregnancy, this class will teach poses that will safely build strength and stability in the areas of your body most affected by pregnancy. You will also learn breath awareness techniques that will calm you throughout pregnancy and meditation that will allow you to deeply connect with your growing baby. The class is held on Wednesdays from 5:30 to 6:30pm at our Verdae location from September through May. Cost is $8/class, register using the link above.

Breastfeeding Basics

This free class is a great avenue for expecting parents to have all their questions answered about breastfeeding. Taught by one of our Certified Lactation Consultants, this course is open to couples and we encourage partner participation as they can be one of the keys to success for new moms adjusting to breastfeeding. This class is held the second Tuesday of each month from 6:30 to 8:30pm at the Breastfeeding Center of Greenville’s Community Room. Call Parkside to register your spot.

Baby Basics

As a new mom, you’ll have many questions when it comes to your newborn. Join other new moms along with our very own Certified Lactation Consultants for Baby Basics. Specifically designed for moms with babies under 12 weeks, this class will put your mind at ease. Here you can receive answers to questions about your baby. Plus you can meet other new moms to share in the adventure that is raising a new baby. The class meets Thursdays from 10:00 to 11:00am at the Breastfeeding Center of Greenville. Light snacks will be provided and there is no registration required.

Beyond the Basics

Designed for mothers of babies ages 3 to 6 months, Beyond the Basics is an extension of our Baby Basics class. Taught by a Certified Lactation Consultant, this course meets the first Thursday of each month from 11:00 to 12:00pm at the Breastfeeding Center of Greenville. No registration necessary.

Community Yoga

Yoga is the perfect stress reliever for parents because we all know that sometimes kids can be a handful. Taught by Meredith Dobson, a Yoga Alliance Certified (RYT 200) instructor and wife of Parkside Pediatrician, Dr. Scott Dobson, this Vinyasa Flow Class is open to beginner and intermediate students. Offered September through May, this class is held on Wednesdays from 9:30 to 10:30am at our Verdae location. No need to register, simply come as you are.

Mommy & Me Yoga

Mommy & Me Yoga not only creates a unique environment for mother and child to bond, but it also allows mothers to gently care for their postnatal bodies. Come join us to relax your body and engage your little one in a new way. This weekly class is held on Wednesdays from 10:45 to 11:30am at our Verdae location from September through May. Cost is $8/class, register using the link above.

 

Girlology

Taught by our very own Girlologist, Kendall Huguley, FNP-BC, “Something New About You” and “Reproduction” classes are open to our patients and the community. We offer a variety of class times and dates at several of our locations across the Upstate. Register here for Something New About You or our Reproduction class.

Little Bites

Calling all chefs in training! Join us for a monthly hands-on cooking class where children 2 to 5 years of age (and their parents) learn more about nutrition while making and tasting some user-friendly recipes. Class topics include “Food Allergies,” “Healthy Holiday Hints,” and “Snacking Wisely.” Our themes change monthly so use the link above to see what this month has to offer.

Agape Parenting

We all desire to grow closer to our children, but at times this can seem more like a wish than a reality. Our Behavioral Health team has designed this course (which is taught in a series) to provide parents with tools and resources to better connect with their children. Join us as we discuss what it means to love our children from an outpouring of God’s love in our own lives. This class is held at various times throughout the year at our Verdae location. Register using the link above.

Back to School Basics

Embarking on a new school year can be challenging at any age. Join our Behavioral Health team as they help your child feel better equipped for the upcoming school year and the challenges it may bring. This class is held in the first two weeks of August with options available for children in (or beginning) elementary school, middle school, and high school. Registration details can be found using the link above.

Health Resources

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Behavorial Health:

Individual and family therapy to address your child's mental health.

Having quality behavioral health care and in a familiar and comfortable setting is critical to helping kids succeed. Our Parkside Behavioral Health team includes a dedicated Medical Psychiatrist (MD) and a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) who are here to serve your family in a variety of ways, right here at Parkside.

Psychiatric Services
  • Evaluation and Plan of Care with School Recommendations
  • Medication Evaluation and Management
  • Individual Psychotherapy (child only)
  • Family Therapy (together with child)
  • Family Therapy (parents or guardians without child)
Counseling Services
  • Individual counseling sessions (child only)
  • Family therapy (together with child)
  • Family therapy (parents or guardians without child)
Classes and Group Sessions
  • Age and diagnosis specific classes (day & evening)
  • Parenting groups (6 week sessions)

Upward Gaze

In addition to providing you with traditional behavioral health services and groups, we also offer a unique 8-10 week program based on Psalm 121. Upward Gaze includes various tracts created to meet your child’s individual needs by helping them grow into the person God designed them to be.

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