Find An Eating Disorder Therapist in Laguna Woods, CA.

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


Susan Purrington, Psy.D.
Eating Disorder Counselor

Susan Purrington, Psy.D.

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

In 92866 - Nearby to Laguna Woods.

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.

Lyndsay Elliott, PsyD
Eating Disorder Counselor

Lyndsay Elliott, PsyD

Clinical Psychologist

In 92625 - Nearby to Laguna Woods.

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.

Hui Reccow, MA, LMFT
Eating Disorder Counselor

Hui Reccow, MA, LMFT

Licensed Marriage Family Therapist

In 92660 - Nearby to Laguna Woods.

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.

Vicki Asher Wills, PsyD, LCSW
Eating Disorder Counselor

Vicki Asher Wills, PsyD, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Clinical Psychology Doctor

In 92691 - Nearby to Laguna Woods.

Eating Disorders are are compulsions and acting out behaviors people engage in to deal with difficult feelings and beliefs. I have assisted many women and men over the years to work through the underlying issues that fuel these behaviors and to learn new ways to cope with difficult emotional states.

Elizabeth Armstrong,  MA, AMFT
Eating Disorder Counselor

Elizabeth Armstrong, MA, AMFT

Registered Associate Marriage and Family Therapist

In 92626 - Nearby to Laguna Woods.

What has you struggling with your relationship with food? Is it perfection, loneliness, or constantly giving to others? Whatever struggles have allowed an eating disorder take over your life, let's break through those struggles together. I utilize mindfulness, positive psychology, and cognitive-behavioral therapy techniques to help you gain back control from the eating-disorder and make way for a healthy, happier relationship with food.

Carl Wells, Carl S. Wells Ph.D
Eating Disorder Counselor

Carl Wells, Carl S. Wells Ph.D

California Licensed Clinical Psychologist, MFT

In 92647 - Nearby to Laguna Woods.

If you are over or under eating you are very likely to have had a painful trauma and will benefit from learning to face this difficult experience. Dare to share and ease the blame and shame. You will learn to use your body's signals to ease the pain through relaxation techniques, meditative skills and hypnosis. Find out how hidden beliefs and rules limit your progress.

Pamela Wilson, Psy.D., MFT
Eating Disorder Counselor

Pamela Wilson, Psy.D., MFT

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist & Psychoanalyst

In 92691 - Nearby to Laguna Woods.

Eating disorders are very serious and can be life threatening. In treatment, we look at eating disorders and their relationship to early childhood experience and attachment. It's important to look a specific triggers for the eating disorder and find alternative ways to cope with these. We also look at overall health and emphasize setting boundaries for you and others. In addition, we help you cope with distressful feelings regarding your body and weight gain and/or loss.

Catherine Wheeler, MFT
Eating Disorder Counselor

Catherine Wheeler, MFT

Dr.

In 92879 - Nearby to Laguna Woods.

Eating disorders are caused by compulsive issues stemming from buried feelings in wounds at the core of the personality. Wounds are filled with old depression, anger or anxiety and they must be released for helathier lifestyles. Rigid rituals and control issues hold us back, often limiting how truly connected we are to ourselves and to others. Why have a secret! Use tools to deal more effectively with buried feelings causing the compuslive patterns. Eating disorders limit how nourishing your life is!

Maryam Jamili, MA, MFTI, AMFT
Eating Disorder Counselor

Maryam Jamili, MA, MFTI, AMFT

Associate Marriage & Family Therapist

In 92630 - Nearby to Laguna Woods.

Eating disorders are serious conditions related to persistent eating behaviors that negatively impact your health, your emotions and your ability to function in important areas of life. Most eating disorders involve focusing too much on your weight, body shape and food, leading to dangerous eating behaviors. These behaviors can significantly impact your body's ability to get adequate nutrition. Eating disorders can harm the heart, digestive system, bones, and teeth and mouth, and lead to other diseases. With treatment, you can return to healthier eating habits and sometimes reverse serious complications caused by the eating disorder.

Mark Pines, MA LMFT
Eating Disorder Counselor

Mark Pines, MA LMFT

License Marriage and Family Therapist

In 92630 - Nearby to Laguna Woods.

I believe that an eating disorder does not define a person. Treating the eating disorder is only part of my treatment which is truly aimed and healing and lifting up the person struggling. Finding the right person to help you is a lot to do with chemistry. Please call me at (949) 288-3123 if you have any questions at all. I want your therapy journey to be as successful as possible.

Stephenie Champlin, MSW, LCSW
Eating Disorder Counselor

Stephenie Champlin, MSW, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

In 92660 - Nearby to Laguna Woods.

Do you stuff your feelings? Do you eat because if feels good and it seems to calm you down if you're sad, angry, overwhelmed, stressed, bored, nervous, etc? I prefer the phrase Disordered Eating because you don't have a problem with eating. You are eating to cope with life and comfort yourself. I get it. I have been there. You are not alone. Let's figure out new ways to cope with life. Let's do it together. Call me at 714-432-9856.

Brenda Gesell, Ph.D., MFT
Eating Disorder Counselor

Brenda Gesell, Ph.D., MFT

Licensed M.F.T. Individual, Couples and Group Therapist

In 92612 - Nearby to Laguna Woods.

An eating disorder can take a full, exciting and creative life and cripple it with shame and confusion. So many with eating disorders struggle alone with the pressure to figure out what is happening and what they can do to change and heal. Therapy can provide a transformational place where healing is possible. You can learn to directly challenge the critical inner voice of your eating disorder and begin accepting yourself, imperfections and all. Call me today for a free phone consultation and take that first step toward freedom.

Prepare To Change, Psy.D., HSPP
Eating Disorder Counselor

Prepare To Change, Psy.D., HSPP

Individual and Family Therapists

In 92780 - Nearby to Laguna Woods.

Using Acceptance Commitment Therapy, an empirically based treatment for eating disorders, we help clients to create relationships with their bodies. Working closely with your physician and a nutritionist, we can help you to effectively manage the relationship between your mind, emotions, and body. We recognize that each client is unique. Our approach is not a cookie-cutter approach. We will work with you to customize a treatment plan that targets outcomes that you choose and that you can feel good about achieving. Intentional change is the key to success. We offer guidance and support for you to incorporate new patterns of functioning that work. We often see results within several sessions



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

Laguna Woods is located in Orange County, California. It has a land area of 3.34 square miles and a water area of 0.00 square miles.  The population of Laguna Woods is 16,406 people with 11,306 households and a median annual income of $38,674. .


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Counseling in this region can be difficult to afford for many people without insurance. Most people in Laguna Woods are not able to commit to a weekly therapy session without proper budgeting. The good news is that counselors in Laguna Woods may offer sliding scale fees or low cost options. Insurance may cover your sessions as well. Talk to your therapist to learn more. Low cost counseling and affordable therapy are also sometimes offered by listed city and university level clinics, check with your local Laguna Woods public health department.