Find An Eating Disorder Therapist in Hoffman Estates, IL.

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


Tompkins and Associates, Psy.D. and Ph.D.
Eating Disorder Counselor

Tompkins and Associates, Psy.D. and Ph.D.

Licensed Clinical Psychologists

In 60563 - Nearby to Hoffman Estates.

We treat early eating disorders in children and adolescents. We understand the link between eating disorders and anxiety and work closely with other mental health professionals to form a team. We have access to programming both for inpatient and partial. Depending on the specific situation, there is also an understanding of different approaches to treatment depending upon the age of the adolescent, family involvement and time spent engaged with the eating disorder. If you come to Tompkins and Associates, you will be given choices of treatment based upon your unique circumstances and needs. We understand how this disease affects the entire family.

Thomas Heroldt, MA, LCPC, CADC
Eating Disorder Counselor

Thomas Heroldt, MA, LCPC, CADC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

In 60175 - Nearby to Hoffman Estates.

Those who suffer from eating disorders tend to have underlying control issues. The one thing that they have control over is what they allow in their bodies and how they eliminate much of what they eat. Many times it is related to a poor self concept and a distorted picture of self. Learning to change the view from the inside out and the outside in can greatly impact this very serious and deadly issue.

Tracey Clifford, EdD, LCSW, CADC
Eating Disorder Counselor

Tracey Clifford, EdD, LCSW, CADC

Dr. Tracey Clifford Licensed Psychotherapist

In 60510 - Nearby to Hoffman Estates.

A healthy body image is crucial to healthy development. How we look is important. do you worry what people think ? do you feel judged? are you turning to food or exercise to manage stress? Is looking good to others excessively important to you? so you secret eat? Do you restrict what your eating? if you have any of these symptoms you may have issues with eating. I work with women who struggle with any stress around food, eating and exercise.

Sharon Depowski, LCSW, CADC
Eating Disorder Counselor

Sharon Depowski, LCSW, CADC

Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Alcohol/Drug Counselor

In 60164 - Nearby to Hoffman Estates.

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

Jennifer Froemel, MA, LCPC
Eating Disorder Counselor

Jennifer Froemel, MA, LCPC

Counselor, MA, LCPC

In 60301 - Nearby to Hoffman Estates.

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.

Tarah Galloway, LCPC, ATR
Eating Disorder Counselor

Tarah Galloway, LCPC, ATR

Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor, Registered Art Therapist

In 60173 - Nearby to Hoffman Estates.

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.

Charles Hughes, MA, LCPC, DCC
Eating Disorder Counselor

Charles Hughes, MA, LCPC, DCC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor, Tele-Counselor

In 60301 - Nearby to Hoffman Estates.

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.

Rebecca Esser, MA, NBCC, LPC, EFTC
Eating Disorder Counselor

Rebecca Esser, MA, NBCC, LPC, EFTC

Clinical Therapist

In 60563 - Nearby to Hoffman Estates.

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.

Debra K. Hirschberg, LCSW
Eating Disorder Counselor

Debra K. Hirschberg, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

In 60118 - Nearby to Hoffman Estates.

Working with horses can help those who struggle with eating disorders experience deep healing and strong connection with their bodies. Being connected to your body is vital to taking care of it in a healthy way. Eating disorders exist only when you disconnect from your body and true self. Our Equine Assisted Psychotherapy program provides experiences of change that are unforgettable. We can help with aftercare and can provide support on your journey of wholeness.

Camille Williams, MA, NCC, LCPC
Eating Disorder Counselor

Camille Williams, MA, NCC, LCPC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

In 60555 - Nearby to Hoffman Estates.

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.

Cathy Betti, AMFT, MSMFT
Eating Disorder Counselor

Cathy Betti, AMFT, MSMFT

Licensed Associate Marriage and Family Therapist

In 60015 - Nearby to Hoffman Estates.

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.

Teri Murphy, MS, LCPC, CADC
Eating Disorder Counselor

Teri Murphy, MS, LCPC, CADC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

In 60515 - Nearby to Hoffman Estates.

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.

Pete Marcelo, LCSW, PhD
Eating Disorder Counselor

Pete Marcelo, LCSW, PhD

Clinical & School Psychologist / Clinical & School Social Worker

In 60142 - Nearby to Hoffman Estates.

I use a bio-psycho-social approach when working with an individual with an eating disorder including anorexia, bulimia, or body dysmorphic disorder. Do you know the cues or triggers of your eating difficulties? The thoughts related to and feelings behind your eating or non-eating patterns? What is the function of your eating disorder? Do you have a realistic body and self image? Do you have a history of depression or other mood related difficulties? These are some of the questions, we will examine and have you answer in therapy. Eating disorders may require the involvement of other professionals like a nutritionist for example.



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

Hoffman Estates is a city that is located in multiple counties- Cook County and Kane County in Illinois. It has a land area of 20.81 square miles and a water area of 0.18 square miles.  The population of Hoffman Estates is 52,138 people with 18,154 households and a median annual income of $84,583. .


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Establishing weekly sessions with a professional therapist is considered affordable in Hoffman Estates 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 Hoffman Estates public health department.