Find An Eating Disorder Therapist in Anmore, BC.

Experienced counsellors in Anmore, BC for anorexia, bulimia, food aversion, orthorexia nervosa and other food issues.


CaraLynne McLean, M.C.P., R.C.C., B.C.A.C.C.
Eating Disorder Counsellor

CaraLynne McLean, M.C.P., R.C.C., B.C.A.C.C.

Registered Clinical Counsellor

In V7L 1A4 - Nearby to Anmore.

Eating disorders are multifaceted and complex. Although food plays a central role in eating disorders, eating disorders are rarely about the food. For many people struggling with disordered eating, the effects are pervasive and devastating. The disordered eating may result in personal isolation, embarrassment, shame, disgust and most of all a sense of apprehension about the ability to regain one’s health. I will collaborate with you or your loved one to set in motion a plan that will begin rebuilding the road to recovery. Building on a desire, motivation or readiness to change are key elements in disordered eating psychotherapy. Recovery is possible!

Erica Collyer Beauchamp, MEd RCC
Eating Disorder Counsellor

Erica Collyer Beauchamp, MEd RCC

Registered Clinical Counsellor

In V6Z 2R4 - Nearby to Anmore.

I work with clients dealing with disordered eating by helping them first identify their individual triggers, habits, thought patterns, flawed coping strategies, body image issues, and belief systems. Most people who have an eating disorder developed this as a means to cope with bigger issues in their lives such as poor self-esteem, trauma, depression, anxiety, or other significantly painful events. I work with clients to help them gain insight into the source of their disordered eating, to develop awareness around their thoughts, and to create change through teaching healthy coping strategies and processing of the source of their pain.

Sarah Harris, BSc, MC, RCC
Eating Disorder Counselor

Sarah Harris, BSc, MC, RCC

Registered Clinical Counsellor

Available for Online Therapy

Would you describe your relationship with food, eating habits, or your body image as "complicated"? Would you like to gain more self-acceptance, self-compassion, and self-worth? Together we can uncover any unhelpful belief systems that could be keeping you stuck or spiralling, your thoughts and behaviours seemingly out of your control. You are not alone, and I can support you in discovering the courage to let go and move forward towards recovery.

Alex Gheorghe, RSW
Eating Disorder Counsellor

Alex Gheorghe, RSW

Registered Social Worker

In v3j 7a9 - Nearby to Anmore.

For those struggling with binge-eating, food addiction, or yo-yo dieting, I would love to help. The fundamental principle that we must accept before addressing disordered eating is that it is almost never about the food, it's about the act of eating and what need it is fulfilling within ourselves. Let's work together to discover why your relationship with food has become unhealthy and come up with some ideas of how we can change it. You shouldn't have to be afraid of your refrigerator.

Philip Starkman, MSW, RSW
Eating Disorder Counselor

Philip Starkman, MSW, RSW

Registered Psychotherapist

Available for Online Therapy

Eating disorders benefit from the same or similar approach used for all addictive behaviours. One of the main therapeutic approaches I use is Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy. The relationship to food can be quite complex involving societal or cultural pressures, self-image, past traumas, addictive non-nutritious junk food, media images, social media pressures, bullying. Shame and guilt need to be addressed along with peer pressures. The most common eating disorders are: Anorexia, Bulimia, Binge Eating, Pica, Rumination Disorder, Avoidance/Restrictive Food Intake Disorder (ARFID), Orthorexia, Purging Disorder etc. The benefits of therapy are enhanced self-image, health and well-being.

Deborah Barkowsky, MA, RCC
Eating Disorder Counsellor

Deborah Barkowsky, MA, RCC

Registered Clinical Counsellor

In V3W 1N6 - Nearby to Anmore.

Many of us have heard that eating disorders are about control. Well, control of what? Control of who? Why does control matter? What do I gain by having an eating disorder? And why should I care? I can help you understand power and control, why you might feel like it is missing deep inside of you, how to resolve/heal your emotional pain and thoughts, and how to move forwards not by just pushing the thoughts aside or enduring a lesser version of your behaviors, but being healed from the issues that focus your life on food and how to avoid it or indulge in it.

Kristina Sohal, RCC
Eating Disorder Counsellor

Kristina Sohal, RCC

Registered Clinical Counsellor

In V6E 2P4 - Nearby to Anmore.

I will help you to understand the underlying reasons which cause your eating disorder. It's easy to fall into an unhealthy pattern, I can help you to free yourself from the chains of food and create a positive body image. It may seem hopeless at times, but you will learn new strategies and goals to restore a balance between mind, body, and exercise. I understand the complicated relationship we all have with food in the modern world. CBT (Cognitive behavior therapy) is an cornerstone of my treatment plan for eating disorders.

Devorah Peterson, M.Ed., RCC
Eating Disorder Counsellor

Devorah Peterson, M.Ed., RCC

Registered Clinical Counsellor

In V6J 1Y9 - Nearby to Anmore.

As an experienced therapist in the area of eating disorders, I have found that often the greatest healing occurs through re-connectiong with the body, developing a trusting and loving relationship with it, and discovering its wisdom. When one begins to trust that that far from being one's enemy, the body is one's constant friend and guide, one's whole experience of self can be transformed. One lives from one's own core rather than focusing on food, body image, and others' evaluations, and therefore one becomes more confident and life becomes richer and freer.

Jacqueline Nadworny, M.A. (Couns), B.A. (Psyc)
Eating Disorder Counsellor

Jacqueline Nadworny, M.A. (Couns), B.A. (Psyc)

Registered Professional Counsellor and Supervisor

In V7L 2B2 - Nearby to Anmore.

Eating disorders include anorexia, bulimia and even over-eating. Discovering the underlying emotions and beliefs is a key part of this therapy. Issues of control, self-esteem, self image and aloneness are often a part of what is behind this disorder. My goal is to help you uncover these, and then help you accurately define who you are, find new and healthy ways of coping and interacting in your world.

Fay Ferris, RCC, CCC, CGT
Eating Disorder Counsellor

Fay Ferris, RCC, CCC, CGT

Registered Clinical Counsellor, Certified Gottman Therapist

In V6X 3M1 - Nearby to Anmore.

Fay ran the Richmond Eating Disorders Program in its early days and so she has a wealth of experience working with disordered eating, Anorexia, Bulimia, Binge-Eating Disorder, emotional eating and weight issues. You can expect an understanding and a safe place to explore collaboratively how to get better. Using multiple approaches you can develop insight, motivation, and the skills to gently overcome your concerns. Fay allows you to heal at your own pace. Therapy can be long-term or short-term (before or after treatment in the public system).

Stephen Rochefort, Ph.D., R.Psych.
Eating Disorder Counsellor

Stephen Rochefort, Ph.D., R.Psych.

Registered Psychologist, Practice in Forensic and Clinical Psychology

In V3B 6B4 - Nearby to Anmore.

Eating disorders are complex and multi-faceted. Treatment of eating disorders requires an holistic approach working with the individual and his or her family and other health care providers. More often than not, an eating disorder is a symptom of some other problem. While the individual's medical health must be monitored and controlled, therapy focuses on changing thinking and behaviour patterns that reinforce the eating challenges while exploring the underlying factors contributing to the presentation of the eating disorder.

Elaine Clark, BA. M.P.C.P.CCht
Eating Disorder Counsellor

Elaine Clark, BA. M.P.C.P.CCht

Master Practitioner in Counselling Psychology

In V3L 1A6 - Nearby to Anmore.

Like most symptoms, the behaviour is driven by a feeling of self loathing. So the answer is to look at the mistaken belief created by the child that there is something very wrong with who they are. When shown the truth of who they are and they learn to love themselves, the behavior is no longer necessary. Learning to love yourself is a process of undoing the identity that was made up by the child. You too, can remember your innocence

Suzanne St. John Smith, M.A. (Comms); M.A. (Psych.)
Eating Disorder Counsellor

Suzanne St. John Smith, M.A. (Comms); M.A. (Psych.)

Registered and Certified Canadian Counsellor

In V7T 1B8 - Nearby to Anmore.

Eating disorders can be life-threatening, or they can become so chronic over time that it feels as though yours will be with you for the rest of your life. Worse, is the shame you're likely experiencing about your eating disorder. I believe the shame aspect of this disease is the worst part because it causes the individual to feel horrible about who they are. All they are. Sufferers literally see themselves as an eating disorder, and not much else. What do you do? Come speak with me. I know all about them. I had one myself, and I've had years of experience working with clients who've suffered from them, too. Let's look at the behavior but, more importantly, at what it's aiming to solve.

Michelle Morand, Online and Phone Support
Eating Disorder Counsellor

Michelle Morand, Online and Phone Support

M.A. Counselling; Successful Internet & Phone Counselling

In V6Z 1N9 - Nearby to Anmore.

People often come to us after having tried many forms of therapy, diets, perhaps residential treatment and/or some medication to try and manage the symptoms of their eating disorder. Many of our clients have been told that their eating disorder is something that they will have to manage, to some extent, for the rest of their life. That's just not true. The many clients we have worked with over the past 20+ years can attest to this. Eating disorders are simply coping strategies; you could see them as confused responses to stress. You'll learn quickly how to identify what's triggering you and you'll see yourself quickly feeling peaceful, confident and relating normally and happily to food.

Sheri Phillips-Snaychuk, M.A., RCC
Eating Disorder Counsellor

Sheri Phillips-Snaychuk, M.A., RCC

Sheri Phillips-Snaychuk Registered Clinical Counsellor

In V3B 2H6 - Nearby to Anmore.

Eating disorders is a form of coping that individuals use to try and control one aspect of life - themselves. Often individuals dealing with eating disorders feel that the world around them is out of control and they have little to no control over changing anything around them. I work with clients to help them identify with how this type of injury on one's self is the opposite of self-care and compassion, and ultimately does not lead to actual control over things. I help to focus on what we can control and work to empower clients by bringing more attention to themselves in a caring and non-judgmental way that gives many options for control and change.

Christie Dakin, BCS, RTC, MTC
Eating Disorder Counsellor

Christie Dakin, BCS, RTC, MTC

Master Therapeutic Counsellor

In V5Y 1V6 - Nearby to Anmore.

I have worked with many clients who have eating disorders. My clients have been helped a great deal by understanding what food represents for them. Often it is the form that they have chosen to express their unconscious self hatred and loathing. I help clients uncover the purpose for their eating disorder. It is usually not about the food. It is about how they feel when they have used food in a punitive manner. My clients learn to view food from a different perspective that is more practical and not self punishing. As my clients gain appreciation and understanding for themselves, the need to do self harm diminishes.

Angela Herd, MACP,RCC,CCC,RCAT, BCATR,Dip.CSW
Eating Disorder Counsellor

Angela Herd, MACP,RCC,CCC,RCAT, BCATR,Dip.CSW

Registered Clinical Counsellor, Certified Canadian Counsellor, Registered Canadian & BC Art Therapist, Child & Family Therapist & Clinical Supervisor

In V4A 1T5 - Nearby to Anmore.

At the Family Hope Clinic we offer a range of support services provided by Registered Clinical Counsellors who are "also" Registered Art Therapists or "also" Registered Yoga Instructors. We understand that a multi-modality approach fosters the best outcomes and sustainability when addressing eating disorders. We are here to help you learn more about your needs and wants; as well as, how to build communication with loved ones to increase their understanding and obtain their support. Call today to set up your free 50 minute session!

Gurleen Dhial Sangha, MEd, RCC
Eating Disorder Counsellor

Gurleen Dhial Sangha, MEd, RCC

Registered Clinical Counsellor

In V2Y 1S2 - Nearby to Anmore.

Traditional eating disorder treatments place the problem within the person. Using a Feminist and Narrative approach, I believe in unpacking people's experiences and stories. When a full picture of the problem is created, we can then understand the conditions of how the eating disorder came to be. Through a non-judgemental and non-blaming approach, it is my job to create an environment where clients can make sense of their struggles. Goals and treatment are negotiated with clients and are collaborative.

Nicklas Ehrlich, MSW, RCC, RSW
Eating Disorder Counsellor

Nicklas Ehrlich, MSW, RCC, RSW

Registered Clinical Counselor, Registered Social Worker, Hypnotherapist, Life-Coach, Advanced NeurOptimal® Neurofeedback practitioner

In V7M 1A4 - Nearby to Anmore.

Eating Disorder Counselling & Treatment gives you the understanding of the root cause of why you are experiencing this issue and give you the tools to transform this disorder so that you are free from the limiting and dangerous consequences of this disorder. By going on this healing journey your are freeing up yourself, your relationships and your life to positive possibilities, and empowering yourself into your future to be able to deal with anything.

Tanya Heal, M.Ed., RCC
Eating Disorder Counsellor

Tanya Heal, M.Ed., RCC

Registered Clinical Counsellor

In V5H 4H2 - Nearby to Anmore.

I work with children and youth experiencing eating disorders. I also work with adults who suffer from disordered thinking related to eating and body image. Counselling with me includes building relationships, exploring past feelings and addressing present life stressors. My main goal is to work alongside you as we process together to help you heal and live the life you deserve.

Penney Hartsen, MSW, RCSW
Eating Disorder Counsellor

Penney Hartsen, MSW, RCSW

Registered Clinical Social Worker

In V4B 3X7 - Nearby to Anmore.

Eating disorders are difficult because food is such an integral part of our survival and it can be a source of comfort as well as nourishment. We learn our relationship to food as young children and unconscious messages may continue to play a part in our eating habits as we grow older. Strong emotions often play a part as well since "emotional eating" is an attempt to keep our emotional balance. To develop a healthy relationship with food we need to take stock of all the elements of our lives and our culture to find a way to relate differently. You may be overlooking your strengths and be in need of a new perspective to assist in this process. Help is here - you don't need to do this alone.

Aleksandra Dobric Stanosevic, MA, BSW, RSW
Eating Disorder Counsellor

Aleksandra Dobric Stanosevic, MA, BSW, RSW

Registered Transactional Analysis Practitioner

In V3N 2R7 - Nearby to Anmore.

Eating disorders are an unhealthy pattern, used by a healthy individual, to deal with an issue. Together we explore what the issue is about. We don't talk about food a lot, but about what lies beneath. In most cases the person has difficulties of emotional regulation, which are then transferred on the corporal level. Once the client becomes aware of that, we slowly unwrap the issue and the feelings involved.

Andrena Smith, BSW, RSW, RPC
Eating Disorder Counsellor

Andrena Smith, BSW, RSW, RPC

Registered Professional Counsellor/Registered Social Worker

In V7M 3P4 - Nearby to Anmore.

At Wellness Centered Counselling we often use cognitive-behavioral therapy to treat the mental and emotional elements of an eating disorder. This type of therapy is done to change how you think and feel about food, eating, and body image. It is also done to help correct poor eating habits and prevent relapse.

Jennifer Vauthrin,  M.A., R.C.C., EAP Therapist
Eating Disorder Counsellor

Jennifer Vauthrin, M.A., R.C.C., EAP Therapist

M.A., Registered Clinical Counsellor, Employment Assistance Program Therapist

In V3S 3C5 - Nearby to Anmore.

Counting calories becomes a way of life. You start to judge yourself harder and more than anyone else does. People say just be happy with who you are. But how do you get there when you have put this label in your head? Do you deserve better? Yes you do. A friend once said to me, " when I give you a compliment it is like a slap in the face when you don't accept it!" Do we have the right to take that away from the other person. Maybe they see more in us then we see in ourselves. I know if you are here your ready to feel really good about yourself no matter where your at with your eating habits. I'm here when your ready.

Lieneke Hewlett, MTC, RPC, SFTT, BA Psyc.
Eating Disorder Counsellor

Lieneke Hewlett, MTC, RPC, SFTT, BA Psyc.

Master Therapeutic Counsellor, Registered Professional Counsellor and Registered Supervising Focusing Therapist and Trainer

In V4N 1R9 - Nearby to Anmore.

Every person is unique and I help clients to find answers that are right for them. Sometimes, just bringing one's awareness into the body, saying "hello" inside, can be new, profound, and liberating experience. Listening within the body carefully and respectfully, we work to develop a new relationship within the self. Working from this bodily felt sense, there is a physiological shift that allows change and movement out of unhealthy or stuck places.



You Have Found Honest and Real Therapy for Food Issues in Anmore, BC.

Are you ready to start on a new path? Thank you for visiting our British Columbia search of licensed therapists in Anmore 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 Anmore right now and begin your new life.

Anmore is located in British Columbia, Canada. It has a land area of 27.55 square kilometers.  The population of Anmore is 2,210 people with 688 households . The population ranking for Anmore is #1264 nationally and #181 for the province of British Columbia with a density of 80.20 people per sq km. Anmore therapists serve postal code: V3H.