Do you suffer from an Eating Disorder?
Eating disorders such as anorexia, bulimia, and binge eating disorder include extreme emotions, thoughts, and behaviors surrounding weight and food issues. Eating disorders result in significant emotional, physical, and relational problems that can have life-threatening consequences for men and women. Symptoms of eating disorders vary depending on the specific disorder but they all involve an unhealthy preoccupation with food and a reliance on it to manage one’s emotions and self-image.
How can therapy help?
Treatment with a trained therapist can in replacing unhealthy habits for healthy ones, identify triggers for unhealthy eating habits, develop problem-solving skills, and explore healthy ways to cope with stressful situations. Therapy can also help improve relationships mood. A type of therapy aimed at replacing distorted or maladaptive thoughts is commonly used in eating disorder treatment, especially for bulimia nervosa and binge-eating disorder. Family therapy is also an essential component in treating children and adolescents with eating disorders. When left untreated eating disorders can have a very dangerous impact on one’s functioning and health. Call us today to address your eating disorder.