Find An Eating Disorder Therapist in Melrose Park, IL.

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


Eating Disorder Counselor

Gary Phillips, S.T.D

Licensed Clinical Psychologist; Pastoral Counselor

Within driving distance of Melrose Park

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

Jens Hussey, LCPC, CADC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor & Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor

Within driving distance of Melrose Park

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

Camille Williams, MA, NCC, LCPC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

Within driving distance of Melrose Park

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

Julianne Neely, MSW, LCSW

Play Therapist

Within driving distance of Melrose Park

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.

Eating Disorder Counselor

Mid America Psychological and Counseling Service, P.C.

Mid-America Psychological and Counseling Services,

Within driving distance of Melrose Park

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

Sharon Depowski, LCSW, CADC

Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Alcohol/Drug Counselor

Within driving distance of Melrose Park

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

Cathy Chec, AMFT, MSMFT

Licensed Associate Marriage and Family Therapist

Within driving distance of Melrose Park

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

Taylor Newendorp, M.A., LCPC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

Within driving distance of Melrose Park

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

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

Licensed Clinical Psychologists

Within driving distance of Melrose Park

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.

Eating Disorder Counselor

Rebecca Esser, MA, NBCC, LPC.

Clinical Therapist

Within driving distance of Melrose Park

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

Tarah Galloway, LCPC, ATR

Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor, Registered Art Therapist

Within driving distance of Melrose Park

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

Charles Hughes, MA, LCPC, DCC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor, Tele-Counselor

Within driving distance of Melrose Park

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.

Eating Disorder Counselor

Alicia Stalker-Gallichio, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within driving distance of Melrose Park

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.



You Have Found Honest and Real Therapy for Food Issues in Melrose Park, IL.

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

Melrose Park is located in Cook County, Illinois. It has a land area of 4.23 square miles and a water area of 0.00 square miles.  The population of Melrose Park is 25,379 people with 7,693 households and a median annual income of $45,459. .


Therapy Affordability Meter for Melrose Park, IL

Some budgeting needed

While counseling can certainly be an expense for individuals and families in Melrose Park, with proper budgeting, it is entirely do-able and the risk/reward is worth it. For some families, it may be difficult to sustain a commitment to therapy without proper insurance coverage. If this is you, ask your therapist about low cost options as practitoners in and around Melrose Park may have flexibility or sliding scales