Amanda Dellinger, Ed.S., M.S., LPC, NCC, CPCS, RPT-S
Licensed Professional Counselor & Registered Play Therapist-Supervisor
6095 Pine Mountain Road, Suite 105, Kennesaw, Georgia 30152
In today's society we are now seeing more children under the age of twelve developing eating disorders. Eating disorders typically develop during adolescence or early adulthood. However, they can start in childhood, too. It is estimated that 40% of nine year olds have already dieted and we are beginning to see four and five year olds expressing the need to diet. It's a shame that children so young are being robbed of their childhoods. Eating disorders in children and teens cause serious changes in eating habits that can lead to major, even life threatening health problems. Children may also develop eating disorders as a way of dealing with the many emotions that they feel, especially those that a....
Renee Willis, NCC, LPC, RPT, CAMS
Holy Spirit led Psychotherapist
I will provide you with practical tips for overcoming this disease. You are not alone in your struggle and I can help to plug you into a network with others who share in your pain. First, we identify a strong support system to be your backbone. Then, we tackle specific behaviors that need to be modified. We look at what healthy eating is and and how you can get to that place. Along, the way, we explore stressors and triggers to the disease and how to proactively overcome them.
Lynn Louise Wonders, LPC, RPT-S, CPCS
Licensed Professional Counselor
2862 Johnson Ferry Rd. , Marietta, Georgia 30062
Disordered eating is both a symptom of deeper issues and a problem in an of itself. While eating disorders are not something I specialize in, disordered eating is a problem for many of my clients. Mindfulness training and body-emotion awareness work in therapy is very helpful for clients who want to learn to love and accept their bodies and whole selves while healing underlying emotional pain.