Find An Eating Disorder Therapist in Des Plaines, IL.

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


Eating Disorder Counselor

Teri Murphy, MS, LCPC, CADC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

Within driving distance of Des Plaines

Eating Disorders cross the span of gender, culture and socio-economic class. Whether you struggle with anorexia, bulmia, over exercising or body image distortions, I can help facilitate a more peaceful way to live. ED have many different sources but often stem from a lack of self-esteem, perfectionism or as a means to self-soothe. Studies show that cognitive behavorial therapy combined with insight oriented therapy often offer the most satisfying means to overcome an Eating Disorder. I use both approaches, I also work closely with several residential programs, when there is a need for more comprehensive care. My clients find long lasting growth and satisfication in their therapy with me.

Eating Disorder Counselor

Rebecca Esser, MA, NBCC, LPC.

Clinical Therapist

Within driving distance of Des Plaines

I work with clients to identify their thoughts and feelings that contribute to their eating patterns and help them dismantle negative eating behaviors. Collaboratively, we work to develop and implement new healthy eating habits, and a renewed self-esteem, leading to the creation of internal positive thoughts and feelings, surrounding food.Utilizing evidence based practice for eating disorders, I can help you over come the shame, guilt and anxiety that accompanies feelings about food.

Eating Disorder Counselor

Cathy Chec, AMFT, MSMFT

Licensed Associate Marriage and Family Therapist

Within driving distance of Des Plaines

When working with eating disorders, I take the time to get to know the client as a whole vs the client's eating disorder. There is often a story to be told behind this disorder and I ensure you have a safe place to share that story and process anything you may need, in order to help aid the healing process. I understand that this is a painful and long journey and I offer my support along the way.

Eating Disorder Counselor

Kevin Fleming Ph.D.

Coach/Change Agent/Consultant

Within driving distance of Des Plaines

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

Sharon Depowski, LCSW, CADC

Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Alcohol/Drug Counselor

Within driving distance of Des Plaines

I believe that eating disorders do not exist independently; I strongly believe that there are other issues such as depression and/or low self esteem, with the eating disorder being the only area where the individual feels a sense of control. My approach would be to assist the individual in working through the other stressors, decreasing the need for control through eating disorders. I would encourage medical care as needed. I

Eating Disorder Counselor

Callan Olive, LAMFT

Licensed Associate Marriage and Family Therapist

Within driving distance of Des Plaines

Eating disorders can be difficult to understand and work through, especially in the context of your relationships. With how complex and delicate eating disorders are, it's important that you go to a therapist with adequate experience who knows how to truly help. I use a combination of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) and Addiction-Focused therapy, both of which have been proven to work with eating disorders. Let me help you and the important people in your life overcome the devastating effects of this eating disorder and begin to heal from the pain that you all are feeling.

Eating Disorder Counselor

Jennifer Froemel, MA, LCPC

Counselor, MA, LCPC

Within driving distance of Des Plaines

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

Dr. Jessica Norman, PhD, LCPC

Dr.

Within driving distance of Des Plaines

Feeling like your health and nutrition is not balanced? Do you have a negative view of your body? Maintaining your health & nutrition can be a difficult balance when you are struggling with an eating disorder and/or have a poor view of your body image. We treat Anorexia, Bulimia, Binge eating, as well non-eating due to stress and anxiety. If you're feeling unbalanced, let us help you get back on track! We use only the best, evidence based treatments such as DBT and CBT for eating related disorders.

Eating Disorder Counselor

Tarah Galloway, LCPC, ATR

Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor, Registered Art Therapist

Within driving distance of Des Plaines

I worked at a residential treatment center which specialized in eating disorders for 5 years. I believe that eating disorders are desperate attempts to cope with life and previous traumas. I help women specifically learn to build a healthy relationship with food, love their bodies, and learn how to use other coping skills that do not involve binging, purging, laxatives, and/or starvation. Through therapy, you'll heal past traumas and heal the relationship you have with your mind, body, and spirit.

Eating Disorder Counselor

Gary Phillips, S.T.D

Licensed Clinical Psychologist; Pastoral Counselor

Within driving distance of Des Plaines

If you have an eating disorder you will be able to (1) understand how your eating disorder develops (2) identify what life experiences lead to your eating disorder (3) help decrease behaviors leading to your eating disorder (4) when needed, find best quality eating disorders programs that alleviate your eating disorder, teaching you effective relapse prevention behaviors

Eating Disorder Counselor

Camille Williams, MA, NCC, LCPC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

Within driving distance of Des Plaines

I have extensive experience in treating eating disorders and we will work together to identify the function of the behaviors and begin to recognize how those behaviors are not effective in living a life that you value and find meaning in. This approach will help you better understand your behaviors and develop new methods of relief from life stresses. We will work through challenges of letting go of behaviors and begin to notice the benefits to your health, relationships, and emotional satisfaction in life.

Eating Disorder Counselor

Kristin Patten, MA, LCPC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

Within driving distance of Des Plaines

Is your children struggling with an eating disorder? Eating disorders can stem from very deep emotional hurts or stress. I specialize in working with youth aged 3-25, and can help you understand how and why your child is struggling with eating. Children typically want to feel significant and accepted, and many times the eating issue is related to a disconnect in a deeper place. If you call for a free consultation, I can briefly assess if we would be a good match and if we are not, I can refer you to someone who can.

Eating Disorder Counselor

Charles Hughes, MA, LCPC, DCC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor, Tele-Counselor

Within driving distance of Des Plaines

Anorexia is Greek for "without appetite" and Bulimia is Greek for "ravenous hunger." They are behaviors characterized by under eating and overeating. If you under eat to the point of risking your life, you are called Anorexic. If you overeat and compensate (by excessive exercise or purging) you are called Bulimic. If you overeat and do nothing to compensate, you become overweight. If you are overweight to the point of damaging your body, you are called obese. All of these behaviors are serious problems. Whether they are rooted in genetics, family history, or current emotional stresses, you need to change what you are doing with food. Please get some help today. The world is a better place with you than without you.



You Have Found Honest and Real Therapy for Food Issues in Des Plaines, IL.

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

Des Plaines is located in Cook County, Illinois. It has a land area of 14.34 square miles and a water area of 0.14 square miles.  The population of Des Plaines is 58,677 people with 22,191 households and a median annual income of $65,109. .


Therapy Affordability Meter for Des Plaines, IL

Generally Affordable

Therapists in Des Plaines are often within budget with some potential challenges for longer term commitments. Your mental health and well being are a top priority. If accessibility is a concern, ask your counselor about sliding scale fees or inquire about accepted insurance plans