Find An Eating Disorder Therapist in Santa Ana, CA.

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


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 Santa Ana.

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.

Elizabeth Armstrong,  MA, MFTI
Eating Disorder Counselor

Elizabeth Armstrong, MA, MFTI

Marriage and Family Therapist Registered Intern

In 92626 - Nearby to Santa Ana.

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.

Mark Pines, MA LMFT
Eating Disorder Counselor

Mark Pines, MA LMFT

License Marriage and Family Therapist

In 92780 - Nearby to Santa Ana.

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.

Vicki Asher Wills, PsyD, LCSW
Eating Disorder Counselor

Vicki Asher Wills, PsyD, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Clinical Psychology Doctor

In 92651 - Nearby to Santa Ana.

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.

Cynthia Henrie, LMFT, BCET
Eating Disorder Counselor

Cynthia Henrie, LMFT, BCET

LA Therapy Network - Feminist Therapy, Trauma Experts

In 90815 - Nearby to Santa Ana.

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!

OC Anxiety Center, Ph.D.
Eating Disorder Counselor

OC Anxiety Center, Ph.D.

Licensed Therapist

In 92660 - Nearby to Santa Ana.

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.

Laura Adams, Psy.D., MFT
Eating Disorder Counselor

Laura Adams, Psy.D., MFT

Licensed Marriage Family Therapist & Psychoanalyst

In 92692 - Nearby to Santa Ana.

Laura Adams, PsyD MFT is a Psychoanalyst in Orange County, with offices in both Mission Viejo and Newport Beach, CA. Dr. Adams uses psychoanalytic psychotherapy to help patients discover and process the roots of the suffering that exists below the surface. Without a way to address this pain, the unbearable experience continues to be re-lived in a life of ongoing symptoms, agonizing eating behaviors, and troubling relationships. Dr. Adams provides an opportunity for an analytic experience that can go beyond more superficial treatment approaches.

Maryam Jamili, MA, MFTI, AMFT
Eating Disorder Counselor

Maryam Jamili, MA, MFTI, AMFT

Associate Marriage & Family Therapist

In 92630 - Nearby to Santa Ana.

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.

Nancy D Young, Ph.D.
Eating Disorder Counselor

Nancy D Young, Ph.D.

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

In 92626 - Nearby to Santa Ana.

EMDR, Cognitive-Behavior Therapy, & Acceptance & Commitment Therapy have all been shown to be useful in the treatment of eating disorders. While anorexia is imminently life-threatening and is, therefore, best treated inpatient, bulemia, bulmarexia & compulsive over-eating may respond if matched well to one of the above out-patient therapies and used in conjunction with group therapy, a peer support group, or a 12-step program.

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

Pamela Wilson, Psy.D., MFT

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist & Psychoanalyst

In 92691 - Nearby to Santa Ana.

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.

Kevin Fleming Ph.D.
Eating Disorder Counselor

Kevin Fleming Ph.D.

Coach/Change Agent/Consultant

In 92626 - Nearby to Santa Ana.

While most eating disorder issues are treated by cognitive behavioral methodologies or specialized outpatient/inpatient programs, Grey Matters International and the work of Kevin J. Fleming, PhD provide relief first and foremost for the brain of one suffering from an eating disorder----without giving them medication. We believe that the neural circuitries responsible for the compulsive behaviors with eating are not necessarily only a neurotransmitter issue but of overused neural networks that affect the harmonization, balance, and decisions of the whole brain. Contact kevin@kevinfleminphd.com or 877-606-6161 to learn more about this safe and effective alternative.

Heather Browne, PsyD, MA, LMFT
Eating Disorder Counselor

Heather Browne, PsyD, MA, LMFT

Licensed Marriage Family Therapist

In 92841 - Nearby to Santa Ana.

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.

Susan Purrington, Psy.D.
Eating Disorder Counselor

Susan Purrington, Psy.D.

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

In 92866 - Nearby to Santa Ana.

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.



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

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Therapy in Santa Ana is generally within financial reach for the average family, but some budget planning may be needed for a real commitment to weekly counseling. Remember that your mental health and happiness are important. Check with your Santa Ana therapist about insurance coverage or ask about sliding scale fees if there are any difficulties with accessibility. Low cost counseling and affordable therapy are also sometimes offered by listed city and university level clinics, check with your local Santa Ana public health department.