Find An Eating Disorder Therapist in Seal Beach, CA.

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


Eating Disorder Counselor

Susan Purrington, Psy.D.

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

Within driving distance of Seal Beach

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

David Silverman, LMFT

Free 20 minute phone consult

Within driving distance of Seal Beach

This is a difficult issue to come forward and admit and to ask for help. However, there can be serious consequences to your physical health. You will need to consult an MD in while seeking therapy. You're not alone. I'm going to support you through this process. we will inlist support of your family, friends and extended family as well. You know there can be shame, isolation and low self-esteem associated with anorexia and bulimia. We will work together to set goals and implement them. We will unpack underlying assumptions about body image. We'll help you redirect urges that trigger negative behaviors, especially painful emotions of anger, vulnerability and fear. I'm here to help.

Eating Disorder Counselor

Daryl Temkin, Ph.D

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within driving distance of Seal Beach

Eating disorders is a very complicated and serious issue which mainly occurs with woman but a growing number of men are also confronting this. We are still learning as much as we can about eating disorders and the opportunities to effectively treat and overcome this challenge. Caring psychotherapy and counseling along with behavior and cognitive therapies are currently the effective approach to reversing and managing eating disorders. It has been discovered that personal body imaging and family as well as social group messages around food, body size and body image have made for pivotal influences in the emotional trauma around food and eating. Transformation is successful with counseling.

Eating Disorder Counselor

Patrice Hooke, M.S., LMFT

Licensed Marriage Family Therapist

Within driving distance of Seal Beach

Eating Disorders can be extremely challenging and turn a person and/or family's life upside down. I treat clients with ED in an empathetic, non-judgmental, understanding way. I practice some Psychodynamic techniques with the goal of getting to the root of the problem. I find it to be extremely important to spend a sufficient amount of time discussing a client's historical background and challenges.

Eating Disorder Counselor

Hope for Healing Counseling, Inc., LMFTs and LCSWs

LMFT's and LCSW's

Within driving distance of Seal Beach

Early trauma impacts our functioning in many ways and in different areas of our lives. Trauma in permanently stored in our brain/bodies until it is processed. Therefore processing early trauma can result in us being freed from disorders such as eating disorders as we process and "resolve" early trauma. We specialize in EMDR and TF-CBT therapies, which are highly effective in processing trauma.

Eating Disorder Counselor

Brenda Gesell, Ph.D.

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

Within driving distance of Seal Beach

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.

Eating Disorder Counselor

Vicki Asher Wills, PsyD, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Clinical Psychology Doctor

Within driving distance of Seal Beach

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.

Eating Disorder Counselor

Heather Browne, PsyD, MA, LMFT

Licensed Marriage Family Therapist

Within driving distance of Seal Beach

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

OC Anxiety Center, Ph.D.

Licensed Therapist

Within driving distance of Seal Beach

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

Hillary Goldsher, Psy.D, MBA

Clinical Psychologist

Within driving distance of Seal Beach

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

Piper Walsh, Ph.D

Clinical Psychologist

Within driving distance of Seal Beach

An eating disorder causes serious disturbances to your life, relationships and your health. Unhealthy behaviors, including eating extremely small amounts of food or severely overeating are symptoms of a disorder which begins in the brain, and is seen in changes in bodily function, health, and appearance. Dr. Piper Walsh helps her clients with eating disorders to addressing the feelings of shame and isolation related to an eating disorder, and to find solutions to address the underlying issues and ideas that contribute to the development of an eating disorder.

Eating Disorder Counselor

Maryam Jamili, MA, MFTI, MMFT

Registered Marriage & Family Therapist Intern

Within driving distance of Seal Beach

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.

Eating Disorder Counselor

Kathryn Bryan, LMFT, ATR-BC

Marriage and Family Therapist, Board-Certified Art Therapist

Within driving distance of Seal Beach

Eating disorders can be very serious, even deadly, disorders. Please call for a consultation with one of our clinicians first to see if you are an appropriate candidate for outpatient therapy. One of our skilled clinicians can help you have a more peaceful relationship with food and develop a more positive relationship with your body. Call us for an initial phone consultation.



You Have Found Honest and Real Therapy for Food Issues in Seal Beach, CA.

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

Seal Beach is located in Orange County, California. It has a land area of 11.28 square miles and a water area of 1.68 square miles.  The population of Seal Beach is 24,619 people with 12,498 households and a median annual income of $55,270. .


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Affordable with Planning

Therapy in Seal Beach 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 Seal Beach therapist about insurance coverage or ask about sliding scale fees if there are any difficulties with accessibility