Therapy for Eating Disorders in South Pasadena CA. Help for Anorexia, Bulimia & Food Issues.


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Eating Disorders

Mary Ann Aronsohn, MA, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within Driving Distance of South Pasadena, CA

I have a history of working with compulsive dieters and compulsive overeaters. I work with clients to understand the underlying needs for the food and/or for the weight, while supporting clients' abilities to take care of themselves in profound ways, whether physically, spiritually, emotionally, or mentally. Clients find ways to create more nourishing and harmonious relationships with themselves as well as with food.

Eating Disorders

Cynthia Henrie, LMFT, BCETS, CATSM

LA Therapy Network - Feminist Therapy, Trauma Experts

Within Driving Distance of South Pasadena, CA

I work with a variety of eating disorders and work at treating both the behavior initially and the issues that are underneath the eating disorder. I am an expert at treating trauma and often trauma or traumatic relationships are at the heart of an eating disorder. Eating disorders typically are related to self-soothing or trying to gain control in areas where one doesn't feel he/she has control. Contact me for more information and assistance with an eating disorder. We are specialists in a variety of different areas and are able to offer help not only for the client with this issue bu also couple or family support. Experts in helping women & teens! Trauma experts too!

Eating Disorders

Rebecca Bokoch, MA

Marriage and Family Therapist Registered Intern

Within Driving Distance of South Pasadena, CA

Eating disorders are most often a reaction to other life events. Often clients feel like life is so chaotic that eating habits are the only aspect of life that they can control. Eating disorders are also often linked to anxiety and low self-esteem. In order to treat eating disorders, I would help clients to build a more positive body image, create and implement a healthy eating plan, and build support in the family system.

Eating Disorders

Mark Baker, Ph.D.

Clinical Psychologist

Within Driving Distance of South Pasadena, CA

We have Psychologists with specialized advanced training who specialize in the treatment of eating disorders. Because there are many forms of eating disorders it is important to work with a therapist that has experience in this area. If left untreated, eating disorders can become severe and even life threatening. We work closely with other medical professionals to develop a physical, emotional and spiritual approach to your healing. Give us a call and begin your path to healing.

Eating Disorders

Phil Kiehl, M.Div, BCC

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist, Certified Chaplain & Grief Counselor

Within Driving Distance of South Pasadena, CA

The focus I use to treat people with Eating Disorders is to look and help people understand control issues, rejection/abandonment issues, proper body perception, difficulty resoving conflicts with others, and teaching them about resolving issues to do with perfection, good/bad issues and acceptance. As a result, people will learn what they can and cannot control. They will come to undersand how food is used to fix relationship conlficts and how food is used to cope with stress, anger and anxiety. People will learn new ways to cope so that food is not used to treat their underlying emotional conflicts.

Eating Disorders

Daryl Temkin, Daryl Temkin

Ph.D., Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within Driving Distance of South Pasadena, CA

Eating disorders is a very complicated and serious issue which mainly occurs with woman but a growing number of men are also confronting this. We are still learning as much as we can about eating disorders and the opportunities to effectively treat and overcome this challenge. Caring psychotherapy and counseling along with behavior and cognitive therapies are currently the effective approach to reversing and managing eating disorders. It has been discovered that personal body imaging and family as well as social group messages around food, body size and body image have made for pivotal influences in the emotional trauma around food and eating. Transformation is successful with counseling.

Eating Disorders

Megan Lundgren, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within Driving Distance of South Pasadena, CA

If you have an Eating Disorder, you may be used to internalizing feelings (shame, guilt, fear, sadness, anger) rather than sharing your feelings with others. But now, its your time to share. In the warmth and security of my home-like therapy office, you will have the opportunity to talk about who you are: your physical identity, and your emotional and relational identities. Together, we will work towards healing from the inside out. There is hope for relief. I'm here to help you: call (626) 272-4908 today.

Eating Disorders

Lauren Muhlheim, Psy.D., CEDS

Clinical Psychologist

Within Driving Distance of South Pasadena, CA

I am a Certified Eating Disorder Specialist (CEDS). During graduate school I trained in an eating disorder research clinic and I specialize in providing evidence-based treatment for eating disorders in adults and adolescents. For adults with eating disorders, I provide cognitive behavioral therapy which is well-proven in research, especially for the treatment of bulimia nervosa. For adolescents with anorexia or bulimia, the treatment of choice is Maudsley Family Based therapy (FBT) in which the support of the whole family is enlisted to help in treatment. I have received training in this very effective model and am undergoing advanced certification training in FBT.

Eating Disorders

Sue Passalacqua, M.S., MFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within Driving Distance of South Pasadena, CA

My approach to eating disorders is multidimensional. Eating disorder issues vary depending on the individual but all have common threads such as control issues and addictive symptomology. I work with each client and appropriate professionals to support the elimination of disordered eating. There is a great deal of literature on eating disorders and I have found no two clients suffering from eating disorders the same in terms of history and family dynamics. There are certainly commonalities but each client deserves an individualized plan.

Eating Disorders

Eris Huemer, PsyD, MFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within Driving Distance of South Pasadena, CA

Unresolved issues from your past can lead to more serious disorders such as an eating disorder. We will go beyond the symptom of the eating disorder to treat the underlying cause and unresolved psychological trauma that brought you to experience it in the first place. This will help you restore your sense of control and reduce the poweful hold that any painful memories have on you as well as getting to a place where you have a better relationship with food.

Eating Disorders

Lindsey Rosenthal, M.A., L.M.F.T.

Psychotherapist, Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist

Within Driving Distance of South Pasadena, CA

I help individuals to break the chains of eating disorders which has them enslaved and obsessing over food and body image. Both women and men suffer from the norms in society and the ideals of how we are all supposed to look. People can become victims to the discourses of body image. I will work closely with you to free yourself from this eating disordered identity and to live a freer existence.

Eating Disorders

Jeffrey Chernin, Ph.D., MFT

Licensed Psychotherapist

Within Driving Distance of South Pasadena, CA

I view an eating disorder as a coping strategy (tool), and therapy is a place for you to replace this "tool" with one that is helpful rather than harmful. You and I would work together to find new ways of coping with uncomfortable feelings and situations. We would figure out what your triggers are and how to live with upsetting experiences. We might also discover that control has a lot to do with what's going on, and its roots might stem from how you were treated by your parents and other family members. So, we would also find ways for you to not only feel but actually BE more in control of your life.

Eating Disorders

Daryl Temkin, Daryl Temkin

Ph.D., Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within Driving Distance of South Pasadena, CA

Eating disorders is a very complicated and serious issue which mainly occurs with woman but a growing number of men are also confronting this. We are still learning as much as we can about eating disorders and the opportunities to effectively treat and overcome this challenge. Caring psychotherapy and counseling along with behavior and cognitive therapies are currently the effective approach to reversing and managing eating disorders. It has been discovered that personal body imaging and family as well as social group messages around food, body size and body image have made for pivotal influences in the emotional trauma around food and eating. Transformation is successful with counseling.

Eating Disorders

Hillary Goldsher, Psy.D, MBA

Clinical Psychologist

Within Driving Distance of South Pasadena, CA

Eating disorders greatly interrupt the quality of life for the person suffering from this complex disease. It can become the center of one's existence, creating isolation, depression, and anxiety in its' wake. My approach to treating eating disorders is to deeply understand what is at the core of the development of the eating disorder...what pain it is helping to manage...so that one to begin to understand the root cause of this addictive behavior and begin to slowly replace eating disordered behavior with a new understanding and acceptance of teh self as well as new coping behaviors. It is a complicated process, but one that can lead to long term health and recovery.

Eating Disorders

Carl H. Shubs, Ph.D.

Psychologist

Within Driving Distance of South Pasadena, CA

If you have difficulties with your eating, there is always some emotional component. Together, we’ll examine what the psychological and emotional issues are that are involved in your particular problems with eating. This applies with compulsive overeating, anorexia, and bulimia. Even milder forms of overeating or undereating have emotional aspects, and we can deal with them. Bingeing or purging come in many forms, and we’ll examine how that may apply with you. It’s not about the diet, it’s about the dieter. It’s about the way you relate to your emotions, the people and situations in your life, and how you translate that to eating. You’re not damaged or a failure. Psychotherapy helps.

Eating Disorders

Kristen Caron, MA, MFT

Licensed Psychotherapist, Eating Disorder Specialist

Within Driving Distance of South Pasadena, CA

My comprehensive approach includes looking at both psychological and physiological factors contributing to eating disorders. Highly specialized in binge eating disorder, obesity, bulimia, orthorexia. Therapeutic approach includes several modalities, including (but not limited to) CBT and psychodynamic therapy. Treating both adolescents and adults.

Eating Disorders

Hope for Healing Counseling, Inc., LMFTs and LCSWs

LMFT's and LCSW's

Within Driving Distance of South Pasadena, CA

Early trauma impacts our functioning in many ways and in different areas of our lives. Trauma in permanently stored in our brain/bodies until it is processed. Therefore processing early trauma can result in us being freed from disorders such as eating disorders as we process and "resolve" early trauma. We specialize in EMDR and TF-CBT therapies, which are highly effective in processing trauma.

Eating Disorders

David Silverman, Licensed LMFT, EMDR Trained

Free 60 minute First Session/Consult

Within Driving Distance of South Pasadena, CA

This is a difficult issue to come forward and admit and to ask for help. However, there can be serious consequences to your physical health. You will need to consult an MD in while seeking therapy. You're not alone. I'm going to support you through this process. we will inlist support of your family, friends and extended family as well. You know there can be shame, isolation and low self-esteem associated with anorexia and bulimia. We will work together to set goals and implement them. We will unpack underlying assumptions about body image. We'll help you redirect urges that trigger negative behaviors, especially painful emotions of anger, vulnerability and fear. I'm here to help.

Eating Disorders

Harris Marriage & Family Therapy Inc., LMFT

Harris Marriage & Family Therapy, Inc.

Within Driving Distance of South Pasadena, CA

We ask you to consult your medical doctor, in order to rule out any medical condition which may contribute to your eating disorder. We focus on helping you understand the causes of your eat, as long as you are medically stable. If you are not medically appropriate for outpatient treatment we will refer you to an inpatient facility until you are ready to do psychotherapy.

Eating Disorders

Ilissa Banhazl, MFT

Marriage and Family Therapist

Within Driving Distance of South Pasadena, CA

Eating disorders are very challenging. People who are ready to commit to working on their recovery have the best chance. ED is not about food per say. It's more about stuffing or starving feelings in oder to feel a sense of relief and a sense of control. Giving up your ED identity can be frightening. I'll teach you to use healthy coping skills and help you to figure out what your real identity is. We'll learn about distorted thinking and work on poor body image. Trust is very important, I will work to gain yours.There is life after an eating disorder. Let me help you find your way. if your not ready to recover, we can just chat.

Eating Disorders

Kelly Duggan Shearer, MA., LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within Driving Distance of South Pasadena, CA

All of us find ways to "take the edge off" of difficult feelings. Loneliness, anxiety, and stress can make us feel scared and out of control. We all search for comfort in these painful times. From infancy, being cared for and cared about has often meant being fed. Ideally, we are not only fed with food, but emotionally attended to as well. But for some of us, food has always been paired with feeling soothed and comforted. It makes sense that we would turn to food to calm ourselves even now. But it doesn't have to be this way. Together we can get to the heart of what hurts, and learn other ways to feel safe and comforted. It is possible to feel full, even when your stomach is empty.

Eating Disorders

Kevin Fleming Ph.D.

Coach/Change Agent/Consultant

Within Driving Distance of South Pasadena, CA

While most eating disorder issues are treated by cognitive behavioral methodologies or specialized outpatient/inpatient programs, Grey Matters International and the work of Kevin J. Fleming, PhD provide relief first and foremost for the brain of one suffering from an eating disorder----without giving them medication. We believe that the neural circuitries responsible for the compulsive behaviors with eating are not necessarily only a neurotransmitter issue but of overused neural networks that affect the harmonization, balance, and decisions of the whole brain. Contact kevin@kevinfleminphd.com or 877-606-6161 to learn more about this safe and effective alternative.

Eating Disorders

Laura Pescione, Ph.D.

Psychologist

Within Driving Distance of South Pasadena, CA

Do you feel imprisoned by your eating disorder? Are you ready to challenge it so that you can feel more free in the world? I realize that addressing your eating disorder can be frightening. I provide a safe, empathic environment where trust can be built and your thoughts, feelings, and behaviors can be understood. If you feel like it is time to end the relationship you have with yourself that is characterized by rigidity, harshness, and even self-hatred and enter into a new relationship characterized by self-acceptance and freedom, I welcome your call.

Eating Disorders

Sandra Dupont, MA, MS, MFT

Counseling, Coaching & Mentoring for Millennials

Within Driving Distance of South Pasadena, CA

If a sensitive young adult feels anxious, fearful, powerless, overwhelmed, or lonely, they may discover a degree of comfort in eating. People who binge on food frequently experience life as overwhelming. Perhaps they experience their loved ones as pre-occupied, and/or their home as conflicted, disorganized and in need of boundaries. By working with my clients to understand and attend to any problems inherent in their family system, I can help address this problem.

Eating Disorders

Dr. Carol Francis, Psy.D., MFT, CHypT,

Clinical Psychologist, Marriage, Family & Child, Hypnosis

Within Driving Distance of South Pasadena, CA

For over 36 years, Dr. Carol Francis has worked with over-eating, binge-eating, cravings, anorexia, bulimia, & weight gains associated with aging and hormones or depression. Her book "If You Can't Stop Eating, Maybe You're Hungry: Reset Your Cravings" addresses all these complications from many points-of-view: psychological, emotional, habit, physical cravings, fitness training, & nutritional angle as well. Hypnotherapy, fitness training, nutrition counseling, in-depth work, meditation, group process, habit change ... helps people learn to use food as nutrition and healthy fun as oppose to obsession or self-destruction. DrCarolFrancis.com 310-543-1824

Eating Disorders

Chris Massman, MA, LMFT, CDS

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist

Within Driving Distance of South Pasadena, CA

I do not specialize in eating disorders and have had the opportunity to work with many individuals who struggle with body image issues and over eating, which is another form of addiction. My work with compulsive over eating focuses on getting at what is behind the compulsive behavior. Over eating is a way one numbs to not feel their feelings. We will explore together what is underneath the compulsive behavior and select healthy, appropriate behaviors to get your needs met.

Eating Disorders

Nazanin Moali, Ph.D.

Clinical Psychologist

Within Driving Distance of South Pasadena, CA

I am here to help you find your own way through your recovery. I will guide and support you, step by step, as you break free from these destructive habits and find your own voice. I will help you recognize and build on your strengths so that you can overcome any obstacles you may be facing. I will offer you an effective and compassionate therapy that works towards your goals and, most importantly, at your own pace.

Eating Disorders

K. Michelle Tapia, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within Driving Distance of South Pasadena, CA

Eating disorders can have many different issues at their root. Sometimes eating disorders manifest as part of OCD. Sometimes they are related to issues of control, and sometimes they are rooted in fear. I will explore you explore the underlying belief system you have related to eating, or not eating. Depending upon the severity of your disorder, you may want to also consult with a nutritionist or a medical doctor.

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Eating Disorder in South Pasadena CA.

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Welcome to our network of South Pasadena eating disorder therapists. If you or a loved one is struggling with anorexia, binge eating or bulimia, eating disorder treatment in South Pasadena, CA is available to you. With professional and caring eating disorder counseling South Pasadena CA, hope and healing is within reach. California therapists who specialize in eating disorders, South Pasadena, can give you powerful tools and treatment that are aimed at curing the problem, and restoring individual dignity and self worth.