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Stephen Price, D.Min.

Licensed Pastoral Psychotherapist

133 Grove Street, Peterborough, New Hampshire 03458

Human beings develop habits, and rituals, and addictions to cope with stresses and trauma and emotional pain in living. We compulsively seek to be in control and relieve our tension. A part of the “old brain,” or our primitive defenses, may compensate for emotional pain by prompting us to eat too much, or not enough, or by binging and purging. Once a pattern gets started it becomes more habitual and it is difficult to stop. This is sometimes complicated by a distorted body image where a person thinks he/she is too fat even when normal weight. As a therapist, my approach is to develop a trusting rapport where we can talk about what the client is thinking and feeling about their eating and abo

Lori Carpenos, LMFT

Licensed Marriage Family Therapist and Life Coach

81 South Main Street, Suite 7, West Hartford, Connecticut 06107

My therapy approach is well suited to help you understand and ultimately alleviate your Eating Disorder. I will guide you to exprience your own insights about the nature of thought and how your thinking contributes to your experience of life, moment by moment. I also provide a variety of resources for you so that you feel supported while you go through the process.

Capital Counseling, MSW, LCSW-R

Capital Counseling Your Lifeline to Better Mental Health

120 Defreest Drive, Suite 170, Troy, New York 12180

Eating Disorders comprise a group of conditions characterized by emotional distress and compulsive behaviors related to food. Anorexia refers to the compulsive restriction of calorie intake often accompanied by an intense fear of evidencing any body fat. At times such individuals develop perceptual distortions in which they perceive themselves as fat despite being evidently underweight. Another Eating Disorder is Bulimia in which individuals compulsively cause themselves to vomit to prevent calorie intake. Some bulimics eat large quantities of food, referred to as binging, prior to purging through vomiting. A third Eating Disorder is compulsive overeating in which individuals consume far more calories than needed which can be driven by a number of unmet...(view profile to read more)

Ellen S Leventhal, MEd., MS, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Norfolk MA & E Counseling In MA and Virginia , Norfolk, MA, & all of Virginia Online Counseling, Massachusetts 02056

Today, eating disorders are spread throughout classes, races, ethnicity, and subcultures. Eating disorders are determined by multiple factors: individual personality traits, physiological predispositions, family patterns, critical experiences such as loss or abuse, the sociocultural influences of gender roles, and the meanings ascribed to food, weight, and appearance as well as the addictive quality of modern day foods. Family & individual therapy can help the whole family system, relieving the blame, self-degradation, & confusion for the individual and gives the family clear guidelines of how to help. The goal is to use food as nourishment & develop satisfying connections with loved ones

Siri Sokol, M.M.,D.S.M.Ordained Anglican Min

Wellness Counselor

116 Dove St, Albany, New York 12210

I do not abide by universally accepted BMI's or stereotypes regarding dress size. A client should be happy with their figure the way they are. If not, they must curb their addiction to food. Portion control seems to work well along with music therapy. It used to be thought that listening to the radio boosts appetite at mealtimes. By the same token, discontinuing the music can help a heavy person reduce.

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