Wendy Dickinson, Ph.D.
4411 Suwanee Dam Road, Suite 440, Suwanee, GA
Eating disorders can be one of the most challenging and discouraging addictions to break. With other forms of addiction, people can avoid the substance. But we eating disorders - you have to face your struggle every time you eat. We work with (out patient) individuals to find hope, freedom, and joy in the eating process. It's important to identify the core problems and triggered associated with the over-eating, under-eating, or purging. We are gentle in our approach, never shaming or critical, and seek to understand the person as a whole. When appropriate we work collaboratively with medical doctors and nutritionists towards seeing health be a reality in our clients' lives.
Sarah Bryan, Board Certified Christian Counselor
Board Cert. Christian Counselor, CTC
I believe individuals can recover from eating disorders and lead happy, healthy lives. By focusing on the whole person and who you were meant to be we are able to work towards that goal. Family therapy is essential in the long term healing of eating disorders. Each patient has a specific treatment plan for family therapy. Counseling and education are key components and are based on the needs of each patient. I provide a place of hope, a place to heal, and a place to truly discover who you are. Call today! (770)548-3034
Trish Hastings, MA, LPC, NCC
Licensed Professional Counselor, National Cert. Counselor
Eating disorders can come in different forms: anorexia, bulimia, or compulsive overeating, and may change over time. Often times it starts in the pre-teens or teens, but can start at younger or older ages. It can leave one feeling in control and out of control all at the same time. The eating disorder has the potential to take over and consume one’s life, even to the point of putting the individual’s very health and life at risk. Nonetheless, by seeking the expertise of a practitioner, there is help available and hope for change. You don’t have to stay locked in this dangerous cycle.
Tiffany Derrick, MS, LPC
623 Green Street NW, Gaineville, GA
In working with clients with eating disorders, I use cognitive behavior therapy. Usually the struggle with food is only a symptom of a larger battle inside. I encourage a treatment team approach where the therapist, psychiatrist, and dietitian are all on the same page regarding the treatment plan and progress.
Lynn Louise Wonders, LPC, RPT-S, CPCS
Licensed Professional Counselor
Disordered eating is both a symptom of deeper issues and a problem in an of itself. While eating disorders are not something I specialize in, disordered eating is a problem for many of my clients. Mindfulness training and body-emotion awareness work in therapy is very helpful for clients who want to learn to love and accept their bodies and whole selves while healing underlying emotional pain.