Posts tagged therapy

"I Eat Until I Hurt and I Cannot Stop. Help!"

I got an email from a young woman the other day who seems to have been bouncing between different disordered eating behaviors for a few years and is… read 

5 Ways to Find A Therapist Who Can Help You Get Sane About Food

I’m freaked out that I’m going to gain all my weight again but I can’t stop myself. That’s one of the lines in an email from Sarah, 24,… read 

Real Story: Is Binge Eating More Shameful Than Anorexia?

  A big thank you to Samantha for sharing her Real Story with us today. We don’t talk about anorexia a whole lot on, but for many… read 

Do You Believe Bingeing (and Purging) Could Actually Be an Addiction?

I got a long letter from reader Ingrid, 23, in which she told me a bit of her story with food and her body (read it here).… read 

Eating What You Want, When You Want To: Can It Possibly Work?

Today the anonymous blogger from Confessions of a Compulsive Overeater is back to share about her foray into intuitive eating. We’ve talked about this philosophy at before,… read 

Food-Sanity Tipping Points: I’ve Reached One…Time to Act!

You guys know that I rely on a few key tools to help me manage my stress, connect with my feelings in a healthy way, keep my mind… read 

Is Your Food Problem Bad Enough to Require Therapy?

“Is my problem bad enough to require therapy?” That’s the question I recently got from reader Katie, 16. Can you guess what my answer’s gonna be? Please… read 

How Has Having a Healthier Relationship With Food Changed Your Life?

Hi all! You may or may not have noticed that I’ve been a little more quiet than usual. I’m nearing the manuscript delivery deadline for my book, and… read 

The Fleeting, Powerful, Feeling of Control

I got an email from a 17-year-old reader named Hope a couple of days ago that reminded me of how powerful the feeling of controlling your food… read 

Do You Have a Hard Time When Good Things Happen For You?

I’ll admit it: I have a hard time dealing with it when good things happen for me. I think it taps into old issues of low self-worth and… read