Find An Eating Disorder Therapist in La Plata, MD.

Experienced counselors in La Plata, MD for anorexia, bulimia, food aversion, orthorexia nervosa and other food issues.


Eating Disorder Counselor

Athena Staik, Ph.D., LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within driving distance of La Plata

Eating disorders, such as anorexia, bulimia, and binge eating are rooted in inability to handle emotions of fear and anger, and developing weight and food issues as coping mechanisms. EDs can have life-threatening consequences for females and males. Treatment focuses on learning new coping skills for dealing with stress, negativity, emotion regulation, and awareness of changes in attitude, spiraling thinking patterns, beliefs and choice making. Meditation, deep breathing, interpersonal and experiential psychotherapy are also part of treatment, to complement work with nutritionist for meal planning, nutritional basics and relapse prevention as necessary.

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You Have Found Honest and Real Therapy for Food Issues in La Plata, MD.

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

La Plata is located in Charles County, Maryland. It has a land area of 7.40 square miles and a water area of 0.04 square miles.  The population of La Plata is 9,125 people with 3,081 households and a median annual income of $95,729. .


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Very Affordable

Booking a weekly counseling session with a licensed therapist in La Plata is not a large financial issue for the majority of people in this area. Sustaining a commitment to mental health treatment is easily accessible for the average family, but ask your therapist if there are any concerns as many will accept insurance or even offer sliding scale fees