Ellen S Leventhal, MEd., MS, LMFT
Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist
Norfolk MA & E Counseling In MA and Virginia , Norfolk, MA, & all of Virginia Online Counseling, Massachusetts 02056
Today, eating disorders are spread throughout classes, races, ethnicity, and subcultures. Eating disorders are determined by multiple factors: individual personality traits, physiological predispositions, family patterns, critical experiences such as loss or abuse, the sociocultural influences of gender roles, and the meanings ascribed to food, weight, and appearance as well as the addictive quality of modern day foods. Family & individual therapy can help the whole family system, relieving the blame, self-degradation, & confusion for the individual and gives the family clear guidelines of how to help. The goal is to use food as nourishment & develop satisfying connections with loved ones
Abigail Blackburn, Psy.D.
needham, Massachusetts 02492
Whether severely restricting calories, overeating or caught in the binge/purge cycle, if some deep hurt or experience of abuse or trauma is causing you to use food to cope with hard emotions and low self esteem, my treatment approach is helpful. By examining what has happened, reconstructing beliefs and thoughts about it, strengthening your ability to assertively speak up during inner and interpersonal conflicts, and addressing other difficult emotional triggers, my clients learn how to hold strong boundaries, voice needs appropriately, repair self-esteem, and restore more control over what happens to them. You CAN transform your relationship to food. Visit my website for more detail.
Kevin Fleming Ph.D.
Boston, Massachusetts 02215
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 email@example.com or 877-606-6161 to learn more about this safe and effective alternative.
Krista Sand, LICSW, LADC-I
Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker
13 Bowdoin Street, Boston, Massachusetts 02114
I work with clients who struggle with compulsive overeating issues, body image issues, and disordered thinking around food. I work with clients to assist them in reaching a place of satisfaction with their bodies and the food they eat. My approach is based on the work of Evelyn Tribole & Elyse Resch as outlined in their groundbreaking book "Intuitive Eating".