Find An Eating Disorder Therapist in Blue Island, IL.

Experienced counselors in Blue Island, IL for anorexia, bulimia, food aversion, orthorexia nervosa and other food issues.


Eating Disorder Counselor

Samantha Elliott, MA, LCPC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

Within driving distance of Blue Island

When working with people who suffer from disordered eating, I work with the client to help them understand what purpose the eating pattern serves. We identify how it has come to be and then learn to identify triggers and trigger responses. Clients are trained in managing their awareness and urges in order to take full control of their health and wellness. We also work to create a plan for how to maintain mental wellness moving forward so that the eating disorder does not morph into another mental health issue.

Eating Disorder Counselor

Alicia Stalker-Gallichio, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within driving distance of Blue Island

An eating disorder can threaten your health and well-being, and can even be life threatening. There are different types of eating disorders which include Anorexia Nervosa, Bulimia Nervosa, and Binge Eating Disorder. if you have an eating disorder, you will need medical attention for these and possibly work with a nutritionist as well, but psychotherapy alongside medical help can be helpful in identifying underlying causes of an eating disorder and working with behavior.

Eating Disorder Counselor

Portrait Health Centers, Chicago, IL

Psychologists/Counselors/Dietitians/Psychological Testing

Within driving distance of Blue Island

There is a commonly held view that eating disorders are a lifestyle choice. Eating disorders are actually serious and often fatal illnesses that cause severe disturbances to a person’s eating behaviors. Obsessions with food, body weight, and shape may also signal an eating disorder. Common eating disorders include anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, and binge-eating disorder. At Portrait Health Centers, therapy and nutrition counseling can greatly benefit the person seeking treatment from an eating disorder.

Eating Disorder Counselor

Sharyn Ingrum, Psy.D.

LCPC

Within driving distance of Blue Island

It is important to help you discover the causes of your need to either binge & purge or control all eating. These issues are about control, self-esteem, protection and identity. I can help through individual psychotherapy, 12 step-programs such as Overeaters Anonymous and NEDA. Eating disorders can kill, cause permanent tooth damage, esophagus damage etc. Please contact me!

Eating Disorder Counselor

Mid America Mental Health, LLC

Mid America Mental Health, LLC

Within driving distance of Blue Island

Eating disorders are often about control, or a lack thereof. Often, people alter their eating habits to compensate for other problems or shortcomings in their lives. Mid America Mental Health, LLC is here to help you work through your issues in a gentle, non-threatening environment. Eating disorder therapy is designed to help you regain your physical and mental strength.

Eating Disorder Counselor

Mid America Psychological and Counseling Service, P.C.

Mid-America Psychological and Counseling Services,

Within driving distance of Blue Island

Behavioral and emotional assessment and etiology and maintaining factors of eating disorders, and MI/SA assessment if needed. Eating disorders are often a part of depression, self esteem issues, traumatic past experiences, coping with issues for which treatment is sought, and addressing interpersonal resolutions. Therefore, treatment is wholistic and takes into account multiple facets of eating disorders.

Eating Disorder Counselor

Corinne (Cory) Kalat, MS, LCPC

LCPC - Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

Within driving distance of Blue Island

While not an Eating Disorder, I do offer service for those Big Beautiful Women and Big Beautiful Men who wish to work on size-esteem issues and related concerns in a positive, non-dieting way. This work includes locating resources, products, support, social experiences and other ways to find encouragement to care for yourself physically, mentally and emotionally regardless of what size your dress or pants happen to be !!

Eating Disorder Counselor

Taylor Newendorp, M.A., LCPC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

Within driving distance of Blue Island

In addition to treating Anorexia Nervosa, Bulimia Nervosa, and other types of disordered eating behaviors, I specialize in working with people struggling with Binge-Eating Disorder and compulsive overeating. I encourage clients to examine the reasons for their behaviors and identify the underlying issues that are driving the eating disordered behaviors in order to help them stop self-destructive patterns. Using a strengths-based, Cognitive-Behavioral approach, I can help you learn how to challenge negative thoughts related to food, weight, and body image so that you can gain a sense of freedom and control in your life separate from the eating disorder.

Eating Disorder Counselor

Jade Wurster, MAAT, LPC

Licensed Professional Counselor

Within driving distance of Blue Island

With my background in Internal Family Systems and Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, I'm trained in assisting clients struggling with an eating disorders. People who struggle with an eating disorder may also struggle with family/relationship concerns, difficulties letting go of past traumas, and additional insecurities. I help you face these internal struggles alongside you and help with acceptance and self-love.

Eating Disorder Counselor

Jens Hussey, LCPC, CADC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor & Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor

Within driving distance of Blue Island

I work with people trying to lose weight from compulsive overeating such as binge eating. I do not work with anorexia or bulimia however. Many times the overeating is grouped along with other addictions such as drinking, smoking, shopping, gambling or drugs. Please don't hesitate to ask how I might be helpful in this area. I approach this work from a behavioral and cognitive viewpoint - but also work to get to the underlying reasons for the overeating to help maintain a healthy lifestyle.

Eating Disorder Counselor

Jennifer Froemel, MA, LCPC

Counselor, MA, LCPC

Within driving distance of Blue Island

Whether you are currently suffering from or overcoming issues with restricting, purging, or overeating, you don’t have to be trapped by your eating issues. We are experts in the specialized treatment of eating issues, including eating disorders, and can help you free yourself from their crippling effects. We will help you explore your relationship with food, through individual, family, couple and group therapy, depending on your needs. Together, we can help you understand your patterns and develop a behavioral program to break the cycles.

Eating Disorder Counselor

Kevin Fleming Ph.D.

Coach/Change Agent/Consultant

Within driving distance of Blue Island

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.

Eating Disorder Counselor

Julianne Neely, MSW, LCSW

Play Therapist

Within driving distance of Blue Island

At IFC we have several therapists and a dietitian on staff trained to help your child or teen overcome body image or food challenges. We have worked with many children, teens, and young adults with disordered eating habits. We also use a trauma informed approach to treat food hoarding and food anxiety resulting from neglect and early orphanage care.



You Have Found Honest and Real Therapy for Food Issues in Blue Island, IL.

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

Blue Island is located in Cook County, Illinois. It has a land area of 4.07 square miles and a water area of 0.08 square miles.  The population of Blue Island is 23,652 people with 8,471 households and a median annual income of $37,670. .


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Counseling in this region can be difficult to afford for many people without insurance. Most people in Blue Island are not able to commit to a weekly therapy session without proper budgeting. The good news is that counselors in Blue Island may offer sliding scale fees or low cost options. Insurance may cover your sessions as well. Talk to your therapist to learn more