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Am I Full?

Fullness Is Physical.   One of the deepest hurts can be a loss of trust in self. Despair happens when one has lost hope in the ability to know when their body has had enough to eat. Therapy focused around healing the relationship with food includes learning the body’s signals [...]

2021-03-23T13:46:44+00:00March 16th, 2021|

Am I Hungry?

Hunger Is Physical.   Struggles with eating can lead to confusion on whether or not a person feels hungry. One of the most common questions asked in therapy for over-eating patterns is how to understand when to eat (and when to stop). For this article, we will focus on hunger [...]

2021-01-19T22:37:00+00:00January 19th, 2021|

Thanksgiving Tips for Eating Disorders

Holiday Support.   The Holidays mark a season of tradition, family gatherings, and meals. For someone experiencing an Eating Disorder, this can become an uncomfortable time of year. Thanksgiving poses multiple triggers for anxiety, struggles with food, and stressful family dynamics. Eating Recovery takes hard work, self-compassion, and support from [...]

2020-11-18T14:33:26+00:00November 17th, 2020|

What Is Mindful Eating?

Mindful Eating.   In the bustle of our lives, eating has become an inconvenience. “To-Go” or “On The Go” eating has become the new norm because life is so busy! Meals have moved away from the home table and landed on our desks at work or even in our laps [...]

2020-11-17T03:00:57+00:00July 27th, 2020|

What Is An Eating Disorder?

Food Feels Unsafe.   Eating is an essential part of life. It provides us with nourishment, connection, comfort, and satisfaction. For some, it can be an agonizing experience leading to hopelessness, anxiety, and despair. Understanding eating disorders can be an important step in helping yourself or a loved one who [...]

2020-11-17T03:03:22+00:00June 1st, 2020|

Do I Need Therapy?

Why Therapy?   We all go through the “ups and downs” of life. For some period of time, we may feel content and confident in our ability to cope with our families, friends, school, and jobs. Other times, we may feel overwhelmed by the minutiae of everyday life. How do [...]

2021-01-04T05:06:55+00:00April 21st, 2020|