Find An Eating Disorder Therapist in Hackensack, NJ.

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


Eating Disorder Counselor

The Imago Way, Psy.D. & L.C.S.W.

Licensed Psychologist & Licensed Social Worker

Within driving distance of Hackensack

We work on the the underlying issues of an eating disorder and refer these clients to a nutritionist. We help these clients identify their triggers and substitute the eating disorder behaviors with more healthy adaptive behaviors. We help these clients develop coping skills to manage and communicate their emotions in healthier ways. We help these clients understand where there eating disordered behaviors stem from and what may be getting in the way of positive change.

Eating Disorder Counselor

Ariella Soffer, Ph.D.

Licensed Clinical PhD Psychologist

Within driving distance of 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.

Eating Disorder Counselor

Ellen Carni, Ph.D.

Clinical Psychologist

Within driving distance of Hackensack

Eating disorders, whether anorexia (self-starvation), bulimia (vomiting) or binge-eating, are serious disorders that can be dangerous if untreated. They usually result from a mix of genetic, psychological, social and environmental causes. I take an integrative approach to treating eating disorders. We look at the impact of family, personality and society on issues such as distorted body image, perfectionism and striving toward unrealistic ideals. Together we work to repair dysfunctional thought patterns, attitudes and beliefs that trigger and perpetuate restrictive eating, purging and excessive eating. I work collaboratively with your other health practitioners. You can recover!

Eating Disorder Counselor

Patricia Pitta, Ph.D., A.B.P.P.

Clinical and Board Certified Family Psychologist

Within driving distance of Hackensack

Compulsive overeating is triggered by poor eating habits, emotional and psychological stresses (anxiety and depression) and making poor food choices. In order to lose weight permanently you must change your thinking about yourself and your relationship to food. Food can serve many functions: companion, distractor, means to avoid emotions and activity. In the 20 week "Mind Set Program" you will learn how: your emotions and thoughts set you into motion to overeat, to eat in a healthy manner promoting weight loss and a healthy attitudes towards food, and create your "personal healthy environment" where you incorporate exercise and nutritious foods into your daily life.

Eating Disorder Counselor

H.C. Fall Willeboordse, LCSW-R

Fall Willeboordse, LCSW-R

Within driving distance of 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.

Eating Disorder Counselor

Annee Ackerman, Ph.D.

Psychologist

Within driving distance of 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.

Eating Disorder Counselor

Lauren Rigney, MS, LMHC, NCC, DCC, ACS

Licensed Mental Health Counselor

Within driving distance of Hackensack

You will learn what food habits you have adopted over time and will explore the root for these habits. You will learn how your thoughts and emotions influence the eating behavior and will develop skills to help you heal. I do not work with severe cases of anorexia and bulimia or eating disorders stemming from abuse or trauma. I do work with disordered eating stemming from emotional stress.

Eating Disorder Counselor

Esther Goldstein, LCSW,MSW, Trauma Therapist

Licensed Clinical Psychotherapist

Within driving distance of 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.

Eating Disorder Counselor

Stefanie Robison, MA, LMHC

Licensed Mental Health Counselor

Within driving distance of Hackensack

Are you constantly thinking about what food you are going to eat or what the number on the scale will be? If so, I can help you. I specialize in assisting those struggling with food and weight issues. My treatment philosophy promotes self-acceptance, health at every size, and emotional regulation through an individualized approach tailored to your specific issues and needs.

Eating Disorder Counselor

Kevin Fleming Ph.D.

Coach/Change Agent/Consultant

Within driving distance of 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.

Eating Disorder Counselor

Charles Wininger, LP, LMHC

Licensed Psychotherapist, Licensed Mental Health Counselor

Within driving distance of 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! .

Eating Disorder Counselor

Fabiana Franco, Ph.D. LLC

Dr. Fabiana Franco

Within driving distance of Hackensack

If you are looking for help with an eating disorder then, congratulations, admitting you have a problem is the first step to getting better. Whether it is eating too little, purging, or binge eating, the roots of an eating disorder lie in deeply-rooted thought patterns that express themselves in your relationship with food. Dr. Franco will work with you to identify how and when these unhealthy impulses and triggered and teach you evidence-based strategies to circumvent them.

Eating Disorder Counselor

So.i.Heard Music Therapy, MM, MT-BC, NMT

Neurologic Music Therapist

Within driving distance of Hackensack

Our credentialed music therapists tailor sessions to each individual, utilizing personalized music exercises and interventions to address each person's unique symptoms of eating disorder. Our music therapists work with each client using musical elements like songwriting, processing, and guided imagery to help clients find their own voice and learn new coping skills to help manage eating disorders of any severity.



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