Find An Eating Disorder Therapist in Hackensack, NJ.

Experienced counselors in Hackensack, NJ for anorexia, bulimia, food aversion, orthorexia nervosa and other food issues.


Ariella Soffer, Ph.D.
Eating Disorder Counselor

Ariella Soffer, Ph.D.

Licensed Clinical PhD Psychologist

In 10019 - Nearby to Hackensack.

I work with people struggling with shame around their body, and those who are grappling with weight loss. These issues often involve an exploration of the complex feelings that one has about his or her body and the ways in which she/he wants it to change. I work with many postpartum and pregnant women around body and weight related struggles. When health concerns come into play, I often work collaboratively with other professionals to help people achieve physical health as they work on the psychological aspects of the work within therapy. Taking the first step towards therapy is often the hardest, and I invite you to schedule a consultation.

Michael Barmak, LCSW
Eating Disorder Counselor

Michael Barmak, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

In 07016 - Nearby to Hackensack.

I help clients with mild eating disorders that are not causing any medical complications. This might look like binge eating when you are anxious in order to stuff down feelings of heartbreak, loneliness or helplessness. I can help you learn how to manage these deep painful feelings rather than trying to avoid them by overeating. Once you learn that you can feel these difficult feelings than you no longer have to avoid them with food.

Joan Warren,  LMFT
Eating Disorder Counselor

Joan Warren, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 10016 - Nearby to Hackensack.

Treating eating disorders requires that we examine other contributing painful factors besides food itself. Problems with self image, maintaining control, especially in transitional life stages, family relations and past trauma may trigger difficulty in regulating eating habits. I have specific professional training and personal experience in dealing with the role eating plays in our daily existence. I offer understanding and support for your struggle to maintain healthy habits while feeling pressured.

Esther Goldstein, LCSW,MSW, Trauma Therapist
Eating Disorder Counselor

Esther Goldstein, LCSW,MSW, Trauma Therapist

Licensed Clinical Psychotherapist

In 11516 - Nearby to Hackensack.

Body image, unhealthy eating patterns and low self esteem all affect the way we treat our bodies. Our bodies are meant to be there to protect us and make us feel safe; but sometimes we have a hard time taking the best care of ourselves in the way that would be best. Id like to help you gain insight to what is going on; to understand why you may be choosing choices that may be hurting you in some way. Lets explore and understand, while gaining skills so you can better function-wholesome with you body, mind and soul.

Carolyn AlRoy, Psy.D.
Eating Disorder Counselor

Carolyn AlRoy, Psy.D.

Licensed Psychologist

In 10001 - Nearby to Hackensack.

If you have struggled unsuccessfully with weight loss, I will help you by looking at all the things that have gotten in your way of healthy weight loss. We will look at family, friends, and romantic relationships in your life, and what you learned about food and your body. We will uncover fears you may have that have to do with relationships and dating. If you are anorexic or bulimic I can work with you if you are not struggling with a life threatening situation. Recovered anorexics or bulimics who have more work to do in therapy to clarify the issues entrenched in their behavior, and emotional triggers for unhealthy behavior.

Charles Wininger, LP, LMHC
Eating Disorder Counselor

Charles Wininger, LP, LMHC

Licensed Psychotherapist, Licensed Mental Health Counselor

In 11215 - Nearby to Hackensack.

If you're finding yourself out of control in your relationship to food, and you're over or under eating, feel free to give me a call. I will offer you help, advice and specific techniques for regaining control, eating healthy and improving your physical and emotional well being. If you're isolated, and experiencing feelings of embarrassment, shame, sadness, or frustration, remember that you are not alone. Many have suffered from these difficulties, and many have healed themselves with the proper help. Call me now and find some new hope! .

H.C. Fall Willeboordse, LCSW-R
Eating Disorder Counselor

H.C. Fall Willeboordse, LCSW-R

Fall Willeboordse, LCSW-R

In 10001 - Nearby to Hackensack.

Eating disorders are often an attempt at control in a life where something else is not working, out of control, and in desperate need of repair. I work with individuals who are struggling with forms of binge eating, bulimia, anorexia, restrictive eating, and exercise bulimia. These behaviors may have emerged from or overlap with depression, anxiety, grief and mourning. I work both in the here-and-now and explore any history that may have aided in the development of the destructive behavior. I encourage family sessions when appropriate to aid in recovery.

Kevin Fleming Ph.D.
Eating Disorder Counselor

Kevin Fleming Ph.D.

Coach/Change Agent/Consultant

In 07620 - Nearby to Hackensack.

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.

Elizabeth MacGregor, Ed.D, LP, ACS. ASE, EMDR, CBT
Eating Disorder Counselor

Elizabeth MacGregor, Ed.D, LP, ACS. ASE, EMDR, CBT

Psychoanalyst, Licensed Professional Counselor

In 07045 - Nearby to Hackensack.

Do you or someone close to you eat to cope with painful emotions such as anger, self-loating, vulnerabily, and fear? Do you constantly believe or feel that you are over-weight and unattractive? Is anorexia or bulimia a part of your life? Are you upset about something? Depressed? Lonely? Stressed Out? We will help you identify the emotion you're experiencing, so that you will be able to choose a positive alternative to starving or stuffing yourself with with food and worries.

Linda J. Arkin, LCSW
Eating Disorder Counselor

Linda J. Arkin, LCSW

LCSW

In 10023 - Nearby to Hackensack.

Eating disorders affect one's relationship to food and his/her body. It can impact one's physical and mental health as well as his/her self-esteem. Often times it stems from trauma, loss or sexual abuse. Some forms of eating disorders are anorexia nervosa, bulimia, body dysmorphia, binge eating and compulsive overeating. When left untreated, eating disorders can lead to depression, anxiety, isolation and even job loss. With decades of experience in this area, I can help you develop the tools to regain a positive sense of self.

Annee Ackerman, Ph.D.
Eating Disorder Counselor

Annee Ackerman, Ph.D.

Psychologist

In 10001 - Nearby to Hackensack.

Eating disorders go beyond a desire to be thin that gets out of hand. Underlying the struggle with weight and the distorted, overly negative view of one’s appearance is, very often, a desperate need to feel in control. And this need comes from having had experiences of feeling frighteningly out of control of your body, your life, your decisions. Therapy can help you to identify and resolve the deeper issue underlying restricting and binge-purging behaviors. This process of self-understanding is, itself, empowering and will give you a new sense of agency and control over your life as you develop healthier eating behaviors.

Maria Sue Butler, LMFT, Supervisor State Of Florida
Eating Disorder Counselor

Maria Sue Butler, LMFT, Supervisor State Of Florida

LMFT Diplomate, Certified of Anger management

In 10022 - Nearby to Hackensack.

Adolescent Eating Disorders Program - Our Adolescent Eating Disorders Program takes a family-based approach that integrates loved ones into the healing process. Our unique approach addresses the physical, psychological and spiritual needs of the individual while aligning the family as powerful agents of support and healing. A typical treatment schedule includes individual therapy, group therapy and nutritional counseling for the individual, as well as nutritional education for the family and family therapy. Skills are more than words; they are practices that become a way of life. At ART clients feel confident that they would apply the necessary coping skills when face with possible temptations be....

Michael Picucci, PhD, MAC, SEP
Eating Disorder Counselor

Michael Picucci, PhD, MAC, SEP

Holistic Psychologist, Author, Focalizer

In 10003 - Nearby to Hackensack.

Eating disorders are initially attempts at self-medication for a troubled soul. Initially, the activity relieves the pain when there didn’t seem to be another option or resource. This pain relief becomes a disorder when a person develops an inner compulsion (unnoticed at first), which begins to negatively impact other areas of life. By this point, an insidious denial creeps in to protect the behavior and the chaos, both inner and outer, now runs your life. For the ED resolution, clearly one shoe does not fit all. In addition to illuminating the healing landscape for you, our focus in working together is to relieve present suffering and pave the way for the most graceful movement possible.



You Have Found Honest and Real Therapy for Food Issues in Hackensack, NJ.

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

Hackensack is located in Bergen County, New Jersey. It has a land area of 4.18 square miles and a water area of 0.15 square miles.  The population of Hackensack is 44,834 people with 18,169 households and a median annual income of $55,289. .


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Therapy in Hackensack is generally within financial reach for the average family, but some budget planning may be needed for a real commitment to weekly counseling. Remember that your mental health and happiness are important. Check with your Hackensack therapist about insurance coverage or ask about sliding scale fees if there are any difficulties with accessibility. Low cost counseling and affordable therapy are also sometimes offered by listed city and university level clinics, check with your local Hackensack public health department.