Find An Eating Disorder Therapist in West Los Angeles, CA.

Experienced counselors in West Los Angeles, CA for anorexia, bulimia, food aversion, orthorexia nervosa and other food issues.


Rebecca Bokoch, PsyD
Eating Disorder Counselor

Rebecca Bokoch, PsyD

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 91101 - Nearby to West Los Angeles.

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.

Dana Fogel-Stark, LMFT
Eating Disorder Counselor

Dana Fogel-Stark, LMFT

Marriage & Family Therapist

In 91302 - Nearby to West Los Angeles.

The goals for treatment of Eating Disorders consists of helping clients restore normal eating patterns and having a realistic perception of body size. The treatment involves assisting client's in recognizing their illness and the emotional issues that perpetuates their self destruction. My approach involves assessing the type and severity of their eating disorder and referring for appropriate referrals needed along with therapy. Therapy consists of processing their fears, issues with assertiveness, underlying issues of passive-aggressive control, issues of failure and self-esteem issues.

Lauren Muhlheim, Psy.D., FAED, CEDS
Eating Disorder Counselor

Lauren Muhlheim, Psy.D., FAED, CEDS

Clinical Psychologist

In 90010 - Nearby to West Los Angeles.

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.

Carine Keenan, M.S., LMFT, CAMS-II
Eating Disorder Counselor

Carine Keenan, M.S., LMFT, CAMS-II

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 91364 - Nearby to West Los Angeles.

I have a multi faceted approach to Eating Disorders. I am trained in the Maudsley Family Based Treatment for Anorexia and Bulimia for adolescents 13 - 18. I also use DBT, mindfulness, family systems, and psychodynamic approaches working with eating disorders patients and their families. Trained at Stanford Family Based Treatment for Eating Disorders, LAISPS and IAEDP.

Phil Kiehl, M.Div, BCC
Eating Disorder Counselor

Phil Kiehl, M.Div, BCC

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist, Certified Chaplain & Grief Counselor

In 91001 - Nearby to West Los Angeles.

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.

Jeffrey Chernin, Ph.D., MFT
Eating Disorder Counselor

Jeffrey Chernin, Ph.D., MFT

Licensed Psychotherapist

In 90048 - Nearby to West Los Angeles.

I view an eating disorder as a coping strategy (tool), and therapy is a place for you to replace this "tool" with one that is helpful rather than harmful. You and I would work together to find new ways of coping with uncomfortable feelings and situations. We would figure out what your triggers are and how to live with upsetting experiences. We might also discover that control has a lot to do with what's going on, and its roots might stem from how you were treated by your parents and other family members. So, we would also find ways for you to not only feel but actually BE more in control of your life.

Laura Pescione, Ph.D.
Eating Disorder Counselor

Laura Pescione, Ph.D.

Psychologist

In 91436 - Nearby to West Los Angeles.

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.

Jean Powers, M.A., L.M.F.T.
Eating Disorder Counselor

Jean Powers, M.A., L.M.F.T.

Psychotherapist, Individual & Family Therapist

In 91301 - Nearby to West Los Angeles.

My experience with treating eating disorders is vast. I helped establish an eating disorder clinic at The Bradshaw Center in Los Angeles, CA. I appreciate the struggle of an eating disorder and its recovery. Whether you or a loved one are struggling with anorexia, bulimia, compulsive over eating, or compulsive over exercising, I have the expertise that it takes to find your way back to a feeling of wholeness and health.

Sandra Dupont, MA, MS, MFT
Eating Disorder Counselor

Sandra Dupont, MA, MS, MFT

Adolescent & Emerging Adulthood Specialist

In 90401 - Nearby to West Los Angeles.

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.

Mimi Shagaga, PsyD
Eating Disorder Counselor

Mimi Shagaga, PsyD

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

In 90212 - Nearby to West Los Angeles.

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.

Mark Baker, Ph.D.
Eating Disorder Counselor

Mark Baker, Ph.D.

Clinical Psychologist

In 91107 - Nearby to West Los Angeles.

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.

Cynthia Henrie, LMFT, BCET
Eating Disorder Counselor

Cynthia Henrie, LMFT, BCET

LA Therapy Network - Feminist Therapy, Trauma Experts

In 90401 - Nearby to West Los Angeles.

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!

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

Carl H. Shubs, Ph.D.

Psychologist

In 90212 - Nearby to West Los Angeles.

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.



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Establishing weekly sessions with a professional therapist is considered affordable in West Los Angeles 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. Low cost counseling and affordable therapy are also sometimes offered by listed city and university level clinics, check with your local West Los Angeles public health department.