Find An Eating Disorder Therapist in Riverwoods, IL.

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


Charles Hughes, MA, LCPC, DCC
Eating Disorder Counselor

Charles Hughes, MA, LCPC, DCC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor, Tele-Counselor

In 60301 - Nearby to Riverwoods.

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.

Tarah Galloway, LCPC, ATR
Eating Disorder Counselor

Tarah Galloway, LCPC, ATR

Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor, Registered Art Therapist

In 60173 - Nearby to Riverwoods.

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.

Mid America Psychological and Counseling Service, P.C.
Eating Disorder Counselor

Mid America Psychological and Counseling Service, P.C.

Mid-America Psychological and Counseling Services,

In 60602 - Nearby to Riverwoods.

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.

Samantha Elliott, MA, LCPC
Eating Disorder Counselor

Samantha Elliott, MA, LCPC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

In 60613 - Nearby to Riverwoods.

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.

Jade Wurster, MAAT, LPC
Eating Disorder Counselor

Jade Wurster, MAAT, LPC

Licensed Professional Counselor

In 60613 - Nearby to Riverwoods.

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.

Jennifer Froemel, MA, LCPC
Eating Disorder Counselor

Jennifer Froemel, MA, LCPC

Counselor, MA, LCPC

In 60301 - Nearby to Riverwoods.

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.

Portrait Health Centers, Chicago, IL
Eating Disorder Counselor

Portrait Health Centers, Chicago, IL

Psychologists/Counselors/Dietitians/Psychological Testing

In 60611 - Nearby to Riverwoods.

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.

Julianne Neely, MSW, LCSW
Eating Disorder Counselor

Julianne Neely, MSW, LCSW

Play Therapist

In 60618 - Nearby to Riverwoods.

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.

David Johnson, LCSW
Eating Disorder Counselor

David Johnson, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

In 60202 - Nearby to Riverwoods.

I address eating disorders from an addiction point of view. Abstinence in eating disorders is about changing the relationship one has with food from something that is unhealthy to something that is healthy and life giving. 12 step programs or some other eating support group in the community is often advised to insure success. Body image is also covered when treating someone with an eating disorder.

Gary Phillips, S.T.D
Eating Disorder Counselor

Gary Phillips, S.T.D

Licensed Clinical Psychologist; Pastoral Counselor

In 60093 - Nearby to Riverwoods.

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

Corinne (Cory) Kalat, MS, LCPC
Eating Disorder Counselor

Corinne (Cory) Kalat, MS, LCPC

LCPC - Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

In 60154 - Nearby to Riverwoods.

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 !!

Sharon Depowski, LCSW, CADC
Eating Disorder Counselor

Sharon Depowski, LCSW, CADC

Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Alcohol/Drug Counselor

In 60164 - Nearby to Riverwoods.

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

Jens Hussey, LCPC, CADC
Eating Disorder Counselor

Jens Hussey, LCPC, CADC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor & Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor

In 60602 - Nearby to Riverwoods.

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.



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

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

Riverwoods is located in Lake County, Illinois. It has a land area of 3.96 square miles and a water area of 0.04 square miles.  The population of Riverwoods is 3,643 people with 1,227 households and a median annual income of $174,145. .


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No Financial Burden

Professional, private counseling in Riverwoods is extremely affordable for nearly everyone. This area ranks among the top of income earners for the entire nation and therfore hiring a therapist is not a financial issue for most people living here. Low cost counseling and affordable therapy are also sometimes offered by listed city and university level clinics, check with your local Riverwoods public health department.