Find An Eating Disorder Therapist in South Pasadena, CA.

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


Sheila Forman, JD, PhD, CGP
Eating Disorder Counselor

Sheila Forman, JD, PhD, CGP

Psychologist

In 90403 - Nearby to South Pasadena.

Do you use food to cope? When you are under emotional distress do you overeat or under eat? You may think that food is the problem, but it isn't. Food is symptom of underlying pain. Figure out what that pain is, address it, and your need to eat ( or restrict) in the face if it will end. Joining one of my groups and doing group therapy is an excellent way to heal that pain. You will be in the company of others who understand and can offer support. Group not for you? We can work individually instead.

Christi Lindsay, PsyD
Eating Disorder Counselor

Christi Lindsay, PsyD

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

Available for Online Therapy

An eating disorder is not a lifestyle choice. An eating disorder is a serious and often fatal illnesses that causes serious disturbances to a person’s eating behaviors, physical health, and relationships. Obsessions with food, body weight, and shape may also signal an eating disorder. The sooner someone struggling with this illness, or displaying behaviors and attitudes consistent with these disorders, can get connected to help, the better. Common eating disorders include anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, and binge-eating disorder. As with any illness or psychological disorder, these problems will not go away on their own; without clinical support they often only escalate dangerously.

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

Carl Wells, Carl S. Wells Ph.D

California Licensed Clinical Psychologist, MFT

In 90745 - Nearby to South Pasadena.

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.

Kelly Duggan Shearer, MA., LMFT
Eating Disorder Counselor

Kelly Duggan Shearer, MA., LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 91740 - Nearby to South Pasadena.

All of us find ways to "take the edge off" of difficult feelings. Loneliness, anxiety, and stress can make us feel scared and out of control. We all search for comfort in these painful times. From infancy, being cared for and cared about has often meant being fed. Ideally, we are not only fed with food, but emotionally attended to as well. But for some of us, food has always been paired with feeling soothed and comforted. It makes sense that we would turn to food to calm ourselves even now. But it doesn't have to be this way. Together we can get to the heart of what hurts, and learn other ways to feel safe and comforted. It is possible to feel full, even when your stomach is empty.

Kristen Caron, MA, MFT
Eating Disorder Counselor

Kristen Caron, MA, MFT

Licensed Psychotherapist, Eating Disorder Specialist

In 90212 - Nearby to South Pasadena.

My comprehensive approach includes looking at both psychological and physiological factors contributing to eating disorders. Highly specialized in binge eating disorder, obesity, bulimia, orthorexia. Therapeutic approach includes several modalities, including (but not limited to) CBT and psychodynamic therapy. Treating both adolescents and adults.

Lindsey Rosenthal, M.A., L.M.F.T.
Eating Disorder Counselor

Lindsey Rosenthal, M.A., L.M.F.T.

Psychotherapist, Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist

In 90046 - Nearby to South Pasadena.

I help individuals to break the chains of eating disorders which has them enslaved and obsessing over food and body image. Both women and men suffer from the norms in society and the ideals of how we are all supposed to look. People can become victims to the discourses of body image. I will work closely with you to free yourself from this eating disordered identity and to live a freer existence.

Diane Thorp, MSW, LCSW
Eating Disorder Counselor

Diane Thorp, MSW, LCSW

Licensed Psychotherapist

In 91106 - Nearby to South Pasadena.

Eating disorders are often undetected as there can be a great deal of shame is involved as often depression is a co-occurring disorder. Some disorders, such as anorexia nervosa or bulima can lead to serious complication or even death if left untreated. Often food can be a source of comfort to an individual, resulting in over-eating, as well as the flip side when it comes to severe food restriction, allowing a person to dictate specific control in their diets. It is vital that eating disorders are brought to the surface; however, and a collaborative healthcare team can work in unison with the individual and their family, if possible, & reaching out for help is of upmost importance.

Daryl Temkin, Ph.D
Eating Disorder Counselor

Daryl Temkin, Ph.D

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 91001 - Nearby to South Pasadena.

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.

Mark Baker, Ph.D.
Eating Disorder Counselor

Mark Baker, Ph.D.

Clinical Psychologist

In 91107 - Nearby to South Pasadena.

We have Psychologists with specialized advanced training who specialize in the treatment of eating disorders. Because there are many forms of eating disorders it is important to work with a therapist that has experience in this area. If left untreated, eating disorders can become severe and even life threatening. We work closely with other medical professionals to develop a physical, emotional and spiritual approach to your healing. Give us a call and begin your path to healing.

Beverly Scott, Beverly J Scott MS, LMFT
Eating Disorder Counselor

Beverly Scott, Beverly J Scott MS, LMFT

Beverly Scott LMFT

In 90277 - Nearby to South Pasadena.

Eating disorders rarely are biological, in other words learned responses to stress and trauma which are specialties of mine. Mindfulness is a great help to those suffering from this addiction. I want to know what has happened to make the client want to "cover up" the grief, sadness, loneliness, abandonment, or social issues causing the overeating. Remember it's not what you are eating but what is "eating you." Counseling is needed here!

Cynthia Henrie, LMFT, BCET
Eating Disorder Counselor

Cynthia Henrie, LMFT, BCET

LA Therapy Network - Feminist Therapy, Trauma Experts

In 90042 - Nearby to South Pasadena.

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!

Emily Rued, MA, LMFT
Eating Disorder Counselor

Emily Rued, MA, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, EMDR Therapist

In 90029 - Nearby to South Pasadena.

Are you in recovery for Binge Eating Disorder? There is no one cause for eating disorders, but new studies show that there can be a strong correlation between binge eating and a critical parent. If this is you, we can process the pain you experienced together. We might even try some EMDR. We can work on building your self esteem and find coping tools that work for you.

Eris Huemer, PsyD, MFT
Eating Disorder Counselor

Eris Huemer, PsyD, MFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 90068 - Nearby to South Pasadena.

Unresolved issues from your past can lead to more serious disorders such as an eating disorder. We will go beyond the symptom of the eating disorder to treat the underlying cause and unresolved psychological trauma that brought you to experience it in the first place. This will help you restore your sense of control and reduce the poweful hold that any painful memories have on you as well as getting to a place where you have a better relationship with food.

Mimi Shagaga, PsyD
Eating Disorder Counselor

Mimi Shagaga, PsyD

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

In 90212 - Nearby to South Pasadena.

In addition to working with eating disorders in private practice, I also have experience working at inpatient facilities and running groups. I believe that eating disorders should be approached in a holistic manner and the underlying causes must be examined. There are many complexities when working with eating disorders and I take a warm, humanistic approach when doing so.

Luz Kyncl, LCSW, CHC
Eating Disorder Counselor

Luz Kyncl, LCSW, CHC

Psychotherapist, Health Coach

In 90004 - Nearby to South Pasadena.

The goals during treatment for eating disorders are designed to promote long term healthy behaviors and prevent relapse after completing treatment for eating disorders. Deconstruct urges to binge and purge so that urges can be identified early and emotion regulation skills practiced. Identify and challenge dysfunctional thoughts, which are characteristic of their eating disorder Improve each individual’s self image, self-control, self-esteem, and behavior.

Laura Pescione, Ph.D.
Eating Disorder Counselor

Laura Pescione, Ph.D.

Psychologist

In 91604 - Nearby to South Pasadena.

Do you feel imprisoned by your eating disorder? Are you ready to challenge it so that you can feel more free in the world? I realize that addressing your eating disorder can be frightening. I provide a safe, empathic environment where trust can be built and your thoughts, feelings, and behaviors can be understood. If you feel like it is time to end the relationship you have with yourself that is characterized by rigidity, harshness, and even self-hatred and enter into a new relationship characterized by self-acceptance and freedom, I welcome your call.

Cynthia Cunningham, MFT 34,049
Eating Disorder Counselor

Cynthia Cunningham, MFT 34,049

Licensed Marriage Family Therapist

In 90210 - Nearby to South Pasadena.

I work with compulsive overeaters by helping them to see how they use food as a way to manage their anxiety,pain, and emotional emptiness.I believe emotional hunger is at the root of compulsive overeating and that until we can get our emotional needs met by something other than food we will be stuck in the cycle of overeating to fill a void that cannot be filled by food. Call (818) 575-9049 today for a FREE 20 MINUTE SESSION

Mary Ann Aronsohn, MA, LMFT
Eating Disorder Counselor

Mary Ann Aronsohn, MA, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 91030 - Nearby to South Pasadena.

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.

Kevin Fleming, Ph.D.
Eating Disorder Counselor

Kevin Fleming, Ph.D.

Coach/Change Agent/Consultant

In 91001 - Nearby to South Pasadena.

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.

Vicki Asher Wills, PsyD, LCSW
Eating Disorder Counselor

Vicki Asher Wills, PsyD, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Clinical Psychology Doctor

Available for Online Therapy

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.

Nazanin Moali, Ph.D.
Eating Disorder Counselor

Nazanin Moali, Ph.D.

Clinical Psychologist

In 90505 - Nearby to South Pasadena.

I offer evidence-based, effective treatment to help adults and adolescents with a wide range of eating disorders, along with other food- and weight-related issues. I combine a family system approach with customized behavioral interventions, in addition to offering communication-skills training and relapse prevention. I frequently consult and work closely with pediatricians, psychiatrists, and nutritionists with expertise in eating disorders to support and create a multidisciplinary team to maximize your teen’s long-term recovery.

Sandra Dupont, MA, MS, MFT
Eating Disorder Counselor

Sandra Dupont, MA, MS, MFT

Adolescent & Emerging Adulthood Specialist

In 90401 - Nearby to South Pasadena.

If a sensitive young adult feels anxious, fearful, powerless, overwhelmed, or lonely, they may discover a degree of comfort in eating. People who binge on food frequently experience life as overwhelming. Perhaps they experience their loved ones as pre-occupied, and/or their home as conflicted, disorganized and in need of boundaries. By working with my clients to understand and attend to any problems inherent in their family system, I can help address this problem.

Harris Marriage & Family Therapy Inc., LMFT
Eating Disorder Counselor

Harris Marriage & Family Therapy Inc., LMFT

Harris Marriage & Family Therapy, Inc.

In 90631 - Nearby to South Pasadena.

We ask you to consult your medical doctor, in order to rule out any medical condition which may contribute to your eating disorder. We focus on helping you understand the causes of your eat, as long as you are medically stable. If you are not medically appropriate for outpatient treatment we will refer you to an inpatient facility until you are ready to do psychotherapy.

Carl H. Shubs, Ph.D.
Eating Disorder Counselor

Carl H. Shubs, Ph.D.

Psychologist

In 90212 - Nearby to South Pasadena.

If you have difficulties with your eating, there is always some emotional component. Together, we’ll examine what the psychological and emotional issues are that are involved in your particular problems with eating. This applies with compulsive overeating, anorexia, and bulimia. Even milder forms of overeating or undereating have emotional aspects, and we can deal with them. Bingeing or purging come in many forms, and we’ll examine how that may apply with you. It’s not about the diet, it’s about the dieter. It’s about the way you relate to your emotions, the people and situations in your life, and how you translate that to eating. You’re not damaged or a failure. Psychotherapy helps.

Robin Landau PhD
Eating Disorder Counselor

Robin Landau PhD

Clinical Psychologist

In 90077 - Nearby to South Pasadena.

I approach Eating Disorders treatment from a psychodynamic foundation which explores my client's history and underlying issues that are causing their symptoms. Eating disorders treatment requires a combination of additional interventions such as Cognitive-behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavior Therapy, Family Therapy and weight restoration (if needed). If medication or a Registered Dietitian are clinically useful, I will provide referrals. I work from a Health at Every Size perspective, helping my clients to develop a more healthy relationship with food and their body. With teens, I will work with families to establish appropriate boundaries and help them to communicate more effectively.



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