Find An Eating Disorder Therapist in Nisku, AB.

Experienced counsellors in Nisku, AB for anorexia, bulimia, food aversion, orthorexia nervosa and other food issues.


Samuel Platts, R.Psych, CSAT
Eating Disorder Counsellor

Samuel Platts, R.Psych, CSAT

Registered Psychologist

In T6E 4A4 - Nearby to Nisku.

I work with people with eating disorders using and addictions model. The process is very similar with it's origins often in trauma and always in a belief that "I'm not good enough as I am". The obsession with eating is triggered by these thoughts or feelings as well as the body increases serotonin when in starvation and dopamine when we binge on food. There is preoccupation with the behavior, compulsive rituals (exercising, counting calories, binge-eating) and a cycle of shame that serves to reinforce our negative beliefs about ourselves. The work begins when we realize that we don't want to live like this anymore.

Kevin Alderson, Ph.D.
Eating Disorder Counsellor

Kevin Alderson, Ph.D.

Registered Psychologist

In T5N 3Y8 - Nearby to Nisku.

[NOTE: MY OFFICE IS IN CALGARY -- I DO VIDEO SESSIONS ELSEWHERE IN ALBERTA]. I work with clients who are addicted to food and/or who are wanting to lose weight. I do not work with people with anorexia or bulimia because I am in private practice and I am neither a physician nor do I work in a medical facility. I am, however, a psychologist with 31 years of experience who specializes in addictions. If you would like to see me, book now by visiting https://app.acuityscheduling.com/schedule.php?owner=14249112

Compassionate Counselling Inc., Nancy Hurst PhD,
Eating Disorder Counsellor

Compassionate Counselling Inc., Nancy Hurst PhD,

Compassionate Counselling Inc.

In T6E 1T4 - Nearby to Nisku.

Our relationship with food can get really complicated! Food is intended to nourish us and keep us healthy, but a unhealthy relationship with food can easily develop. Frequently food becomes a coping mechanism for dealing with stress, anxiety, perfectionism and self-hate. It is when you start to address the underlying causes of destructive eating and begin to value yourself more that you can start to develop a healthier relationship with yourself and food.

Joanne Koopmans, Registered Psychologist, MSc MFT
Eating Disorder Counsellor

Joanne Koopmans, Registered Psychologist, MSc MFT

Registered Psychologist, Marital and Family Therapist

In T9E 7H8 - Nearby to Nisku.

When a teen experiences anorexia nervosa or bulimia, the whole family is under stress. The focus will initially be on nurturing a supportive relationship with the teen where she (he) feels understood and enjoyed. The family, especially the parents, will also be involved in enhancing communication skills and expanding on their teamwork effectiveness. Working collaboratively as a family has been found to be a highly effective approach to healing for the teen as well as the rest of the family's interactions.

Kim Silverthorn, B.A., R.P.C., M.P.C.C.
Eating Disorder Counsellor

Kim Silverthorn, B.A., R.P.C., M.P.C.C.

Master Practioner of Clinical Counselling

In T4X 0A6 - Nearby to Nisku.

Starting as early as in grade 2, our youth are deeply affected by the issues of body evaluation and peer acceptance. More and more kids are falling into despair because they don’t know how to combat the pressures of going along with what others might consider normal, or because they don’t have the tools to fight against the moments of low esteem/confidence that are a regular part of youth development. Dealing with eating disorders requires a two prong approach - the physical aspect of the disorder must be addressed, as does the psychological aspect of the issue. Tools for healthier resiliency must be developed.

Mallory Becker, M.A., R.Psyc.
Eating Disorder Counsellor

Mallory Becker, M.A., R.Psyc.

Registered Psychologist

In T6R 0E1 - Nearby to Nisku.

Many people struggle with eating issues. Ultimately, food is not the issue - it is about how we feel about ourselves on the inside and how we believe others value us. Even though eating disorders are complex, we can make invaluable changes to improve life and bring peace to your thoughts. Using a combination of cognitive behavioural therapy and exploring the root problems such as poor self-esteem, perfectionism, requiring approval from others - we can change your life.

Miranda Rempel, M.Ed., R.Psych.
Eating Disorder Counsellor

Miranda Rempel, M.Ed., R.Psych.

Registered Psychologist

In T6W 2Z8 - Nearby to Nisku.

Eating disorders and disordered eating behaviours (ex: emotional eating, binge eating, restricting, purging, etc.) are often preceded and exacerbated by problematic thought patterns, negative core beliefs, and a poor self-image. I can help clients challenge their thoughts and beliefs, replace negative coping skills, and rebuild their self-image. Accompanying anxiety, depression, and trauma can also be addressed and managed as these conditions frequently co-occur with eating disorders.

Valerie Umscheid, MA R. Psych.
Eating Disorder Counsellor

Valerie Umscheid, MA R. Psych.

Registered Psychologist

In T8A 3X1 - Nearby to Nisku.

I help clients improve their body image, self esteem, achieve weight loss, as well as manage emotional eating. I use a variety of treatment methods, including: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Mindfulness, Psycho-education and EMDR (specialized therapy). Anorexia and Bulimia are serious problems, and I recommend clients with these diagnoses work with a team of professionals: psychologist, dietitian and physician ( all with experience working with these eating disorders).

Nicolas Allen, MA, BPE, MES
Eating Disorder Counsellor

Nicolas Allen, MA, BPE, MES

Registered Psychologist

In T5N 0L9 - Nearby to Nisku.

Eating disorder are as unique as the individuals suffering from them. I work to build on the strengths clients already have to overcome the eating behaviors interfering with their lives. Finding balance, regaining a sense of control, and developing more self-confidence and self-esteem are important to the clients I work with who are suffering from eating disorders. I see my clients as people, not as diseases and I remember that you have an eating disorder but that does not mean you are broken, it means you are a person who needs support.

SunRise Psychology Centre, LCSW, RCSW, CSW, MSW, CHT
Eating Disorder Counsellor

SunRise Psychology Centre, LCSW, RCSW, CSW, MSW, CHT

Registered Psychologists, Registered Provisional Psychologists, Psychology Interns

In T8H 0N2 - Nearby to Nisku.

Eating Disorders are often a sign of tremendous pressures that have been building up over time. The onset of disrupted eating patterns can have many causes, but the dynamics of an eating disorder often involves self esteem issues, body image distortions and societal ideas of beauty. The treatment of eating disorders often involves a closer look at the family dynamics too as the family unit is the stage where this battle is fought. There are many public services available, and private practice can be a wonderful addition to the existing services.

Michelle J Buckle, MA, CCC, RDT, RPsych
Eating Disorder Counsellor

Michelle J Buckle, MA, CCC, RDT, RPsych

Registered Psychologist

In T5K 1V6 - Nearby to Nisku.

Mary, 22, battled with disordered eating, low self-esteem and poor self image for so many years. She struggled on her own before finally opening up in therapy. I suggested she write a secret letter and share her true feelings of shame and embarrassment about her abuse as a child, her promiscuity and her disdain for her own body. Later, we destroyed the letter. I also used guided imagery and mindfulness techniques to change her relationship with negative thoughts. Mary learned to cope by responding appropriately and actively changing her thought patterns. She chose to use new coping skills and engage in healthy relationships to replace her disordered eating.

Doreen Foy, M.Sc.(MFT)
Eating Disorder Counsellor

Doreen Foy, M.Sc.(MFT)

Registered Psychologist

In T5N 3W1 - Nearby to Nisku.

Having an eating disorder is a coping mechanism. It is maladaptive, but it does serve a purpose in your life. There’s a reason that people hold onto it and end up in treatment multiple times. However, the eating disorder is not a solution. It doesn’t make you in control, the problems you are ignoring don’t just disappear, but actually are put in a holding. I can work with you what the underlying issues are.

Amanda Slugoski, R. Psych
Eating Disorder Counsellor

Amanda Slugoski, R. Psych

Registered Psychologist

In T5W 3B3 - Nearby to Nisku.

There's a variety of approaches to eating disorders and none of them are perfect. However, as a cognitive disorder one of the most promising treatment methods to help put the mind and body back together is cognitive behavioural therapy. CBT has a strong remission rate because it helps focus on what you can change directly and gives you the tools to achieve those changes. Amanda's clinical training was based heavily in CBT and she's well equipped to help clients make important behavioural changes with their eating disorders.



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Are you ready to start on a new path? Thank you for visiting our Alberta search of licensed therapists in Nisku who specialize and have experience treating food issues such as anorexia, over eating, food aversions, orthorexia nervosa and bulimia.  Food issues affect anyone, both children and adults and can impede our relationships and daily life. Counselling for help with food and eating is a vital component of healthy recovery and restoration. Find the right counselor for eating and food issues in Nisku right now and begin your new life.

Nisku is located in Alberta, Canada.  The population of Nisku is 952 people. Nisku therapists serve postal code: T9E.