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Athena Staik, Ph.D., LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

12866 Harbor Drive, Woodbridge, Virginia 22192

Eating disorders, such as anorexia, bulimia, and binge eating are rooted in inability to handle emotions of fear and anger, and developing weight and food issues as coping mechanisms. EDs can have life-threatening consequences for females and males. Treatment focuses on learning new coping skills for dealing with stress, negativity, emotion regulation, and awareness of changes in attitude, spiraling thinking patterns, beliefs and choice making. Meditation, deep breathing, interpersonal and experiential psychotherapy are also part of treatment, to complement work with nutritionist for meal planning, nutritional basics and relapse prevention as necessary.

Linda Ritchie, Ph.D.

Licensed Professional Counselor/Marriage & Family Therapist

3801 N Fairfax Drive Suite 61, Arlington, Virginia 22203

Identifying an eating disorder is often very complicated and challenging. Individuals who suffer from an eating disorder may be unwilling to accept the truth about the harmful nature of their actions.Eating disorders are characterized by a preoccupation with weight, body image, and /or food, but the reasons why an eating disorder develops are much more widely varied. We use Cognitive Behavioral Therapy to treat eating disorders. This is a proven effective approach to working with this very complex issue.

Christina Schultz, MA

Resident in Counseling, Supervised by Thomas Lamp, LPC

New Directions Counseling, 150 S. Washington St Suite 303, Falls Church, VA, Falls Church, Virginia 22046

For clients facing Binge-Eating Disorders, concurrent with mood and/or anxiety disorders, I approach clients from person-centered, existential, and cognitive behavioral perspectives. I view BEDs and disordered eating as having it's origins in multiple areas to include addiction, emotional triggers, low self-concept, shame, and so forth. As a result, I would work with a binge-eating disordered client on the physical, cognitive, emotional, and spiritual front and educate the client on the cycle of emotional eating, addiction, and shame. In addition to working through the underlying shame, low self-concept, and low stress tolerance, I would employ practical and easy to use CBT tools.

Sapna Doshi, Ph.D.

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

2200 Wilson Blvd, Suite 412, Arlington, Virginia 22201

Eating disorders can take over one's life. Are you obsessing about food or your weight? Do you compare yourself to others all the time? Is your eating out of control or are you restricting/exercising too much? Using evidence-based treatments, learn to disengage from the obsessive eating disorder thoughts and patterns and live a more fulfilling life. Call today for a free phone consultation!

Jade Wood, MA, LMFT, MHSA

Psychotherapist

1400 20th St NW , Washington , District of Columbia 20036

Life can present you with difficult situations which are hard to process and move past. These challenges are not on your timeline and affect everything. Having worked in many healthcare settings, I am familiar navigating life-changing events and grief. I understand the territory of encountering loss, coping with trauma, the complexity of the medical system and living with illness. These issues can have ripple effects on your relationships, sense of self and perceptions of the world. I know how complex things can get, and I will support you during this process.

Keith Miller & Associates Counseling

Psychotherapists and Couples Counseling

1320 19th Street, NW Suite 200, Washington, District of Columbia 20036

Want to find a psychotherapist that knows how to make your eating disorder a thing of the past? Our cutting-edge psychotherapy for eating disorders will show you how you can start today. Some treatment for eating disorders helps you manage symptoms but doesn't heal underlying causes of the problem, which may come back later. We offer a compassionate and respectful way to learn why your mind and body are at war. You'll get powerful tools to respond to the strong impulses to use food in an unhealthy way. You'll start to feel more confident and in-charge of your life. You may be a candidate for this comprehensive psychotherapy that has changed so many lives. Call or visit our website today!

Anita Gadhia-Smith, PsyD, LCSW-C, LICSW

Psychotherapist

2500 Q Street, NW, Suite 237, Washington, District of Columbia 20007

Eating disorders can be a form of addiction. As with any addiction therapy, eating disorder therapy will help you to understand the underlying issues that have contributed to your problem. I use various psychotherapeutic techniques to address eating disorders, along with behavioral change therapy. We will identify various tools and strategies to help you to reach your goals and to maintain the healthy life you have always wanted to live.

Angela Sarafin, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

316 F Street NE, Suite 212, Washington, District of Columbia 20002

I work with people who struggle with using food as emotional comfort. Whether you are preparing for lapband surgery, trying to control your diabetes, or simply get healthier emotionally, counseling can help. Many times people with eating disorders are struggling with thoughts such as "I'm not good enough" or "I need to make sure everyone is happy". I help people identify the negative thoughts that repeat in their minds and practice "fact checking" to replace those destructive generalized thoughts with the truth of the moment. As we practice being more accurate in how we speak to ourselves we can also minimize our need to escape with food.

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