Find An Eating Disorder Therapist in La Mirada, CA.

Experienced counselors in La Mirada, CA for anorexia, bulimia, food aversion, orthorexia nervosa and other food issues.


Eating Disorder Counselor

Lauren Muhlheim, Psy.D., FAED, CEDS

Clinical Psychologist

Within driving distance of La Mirada

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 and binge eating disorder. 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 am one of the few therapists in LA County certified in FBT.

Eating Disorder Counselor

Rebecca Bokoch, PsyD

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within driving distance of La Mirada

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 Disorder Counselor

Hui Reccow, MA, LMFT

Licensed Marriage Family Therapist

Within driving distance of La Mirada

Eating disorders of abstaining or over-indulging causes imbalances in the physical body, which is perpetuated by one's thoughts, beliefs, and perceptions. When we look at those cognitive beliefs and adjust them so they are healthy and balanced, we are then able to align our behaviors with them. Learn what healthy eating means for you - in the sustainable, personalized sense.

Eating Disorder Counselor

Deborah Vinall, MA, LMFT

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist

Within driving distance of La Mirada

An important aspect of recovering from eating disorders is working through the underlying insecurities and potential traumas that contributed to the distorted self image which fuels the behavior pattern. Working in collaboration with your dietitian, I will support you in rebuilding a healthy self image and assist you in managing the anxiety in constructive ways. You can be free... call me today.

Eating Disorder Counselor

OC Anxiety Center, Ph.D.

Licensed Therapist

Within driving distance of La Mirada

OCAC specializes in the area of Body Dysmorphic Disorder and eating disorders that relate to control and obsession. If you find your compulsions irrational yet unpreventable, there are solutions. If food is merely an arena for you to exert control or if food strongly corresponds to anxiety's role in your life, OCAC can help. Our focus is not in body image therapy. Rather, our approach addresses the mind's associations with food and the underlying mentalities that influence thoughts about food and eating.

Eating Disorder Counselor

Susan Purrington, Psy.D.

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

Within driving distance of La Mirada

I believe forming a healthy self-image requires change and healing on several layers. Constructive and healthy behavioral changes need to be implemented, as well as understanding the underlying factors that are contributing to the disorder. Only focusing on the behavior may result in temporary change, but the true healing will not be complete until the deeper issues are addressed. Too often those struggling with eating disorders do so alone, with no one aware of what they are fighting with. Therapy is a safe place to explore and process through the painful and private layers of intense self-criticism, as well as find support for the day to day (and sometimes moment to moment) hurdles.

Eating Disorder Counselor

Hillary Goldsher, Psy.D, MBA

Clinical Psychologist

Within driving distance of La Mirada

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 Disorder Counselor

Lyndsay Elliott, PsyD

Clinical Psychologist

Within driving distance of La Mirada

With over 16 years of clinical experience, I provide a comprehensive assessment of eating disorder/body image issues in order to determine the best course of treatment. Initial interviews focus on gathering a full history of symptoms, including any/all preoccupations with weight and appearance. We will work with your physician to screen for any medical complications, as well as refer you to a dietician if you need more structure with your nutritional intake. The goal is to improve the relationship you have with food and your body, so that you can move forward with life and create lasting change.

Eating Disorder Counselor

Phil Kiehl, M.Div, BCC

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist, Certified Chaplain & Grief Counselor

Within driving distance of La Mirada

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 Disorder Counselor

Heather Browne, PsyD, MA, LMFT

Licensed Marriage Family Therapist

Within driving distance of La Mirada

I work with all eating disorders except Anorexia. First, it is vital to make certain of the client's health. Once it is clear that the client is ready for therapy, we explore the patterns and habits that are being acted out. We use cognitive behavior techniques to try at trouble shoot so that there are new resources when the client is in danger of acting out. Developing a supportive network and dietary research is important for their health. A log is frequently used to monitor change and growth. Once there is stabilization, we explore the family dynamics and control which most likelyexacerbated the eating disorder. The faulty thought processes need to be altered.

Eating Disorder Counselor

Mary Ann Aronsohn, MA, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within driving distance of La Mirada

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 Disorder Counselor

Cynthia Henrie

LA Therapy Network - Feminist Therapy, Trauma Experts

Within driving distance of La Mirada

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 Disorder Counselor

Drew Carr, Ph.D.

Licensed Psychologist

Within driving distance of La Mirada

Body image and eating disorders stand way of other things that are more important. You can’t help being critical of the way your body is. That’s what minds do – they are critical. They have to be! But hating is getting entrenched in those self-criticisms. Letting them drive your behavior, so you end up living your life more about managing your self-criticisms than about your relationships, or your career, or your spirituality – whatever is most important to you.



You Have Found Honest and Real Therapy for Food Issues in La Mirada, CA.

Are you ready to start on a new path? Thank you for visiting our California search of licensed therapists in La Mirada 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. Counseling 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 La Mirada right now and begin your new life.

La Mirada is located in Los Angeles County, California. It has a land area of 7.82 square miles and a water area of 0.01 square miles.  The population of La Mirada is 49,520 people with 14,325 households and a median annual income of $79,330. .


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Establishing weekly sessions with a professional therapist is considered affordable in La Mirada for the average family. While sustaining a commitment to therapy is usually not an issue, if mental health treatment feels like a burden please ask your counselor about accepted insurance plans or sliding scale fees