Archive | Articles

utah emotional eating

You’re Not Hungry. You’re Lonely.

When discussing emotional eating triggers, clients often say they are bored. I routinely tell people that I don’t believe boredom is a real emotion. We have so many things to capture our attention, so food doesn’t need to be among them. When I ask clients about triggers for emotional eating, some people are so out […]

Continue Reading 0

Body Shaming Has Gotten Us Nowhere

Body shaming is all around us. While it has gotten somewhat better thanks to celebrities speaking out against body shaming practices, it is still very much alive. Sit in a group of women and if it doesn’t start right away, eventually the conversation will turn to what they are doing to change their weight. Sadly, […]

Continue Reading 0
© Ocusfocus | Dreamstime.com

Dieting is the Gateway to Binge Eating

Binge eating and dieting have a very adversarial relationship, but they are so intertwined. This occurs in two ways. 1. Research has shown that childhood dieting is directly linked to binge eating behavior in adulthood. However, ANY food deprivation in childhood will create this behavior. When we are deprived of food in our formative years […]

Continue Reading 0
emotional eating gremlin salt lake weight counseling utah

Sleep Deprivation- The Silent Saboteur

You have started a new plan and you can’t seem to stay on track. Day after day, you find yourself reaching for sugar. You want to do something different, but you can’t seem to stop yourself. The number one question I ask my clients when they describe this pattern is “How much sleep do you […]

Continue Reading 0
food-head-2

End Emotional Eating With This Skill

You got caught up in emotional eating again. You told yourself that you wouldn’t keep doing this, but it feels like you can’t stop yourself. Sometimes, we tend to be on autopilot when it comes to food. We have gotten so accustomed to engaging in emotional eating that we don’t even realize we are emotional. […]

Continue Reading 0
emotional eating gremlin salt lake weight counseling utah

Hypnosis For Emotional Eating

I specialize in emotional eating in my practice. I am passionate about helping people heal their relationship with food. Emotional eating is a seemingly simple, but quite complex issue and has a lot of consequences. My clients tend to struggle with their weight as a result of overeating and then engage in self-defeating talk to […]

Continue Reading 0
utah emotional eating

EMDR Therapy for Emotional Eating

Emotional eating is a complex issue that often has deep roots. By using EMDR Therapy, we can get to the core of the relationship with food and quickly work through past issues. In this video, I explain more about how EMDR Therapy works and how I use it to address emotional eating.

Continue Reading 0
© Pxhidalgo | Dreamstime.com

Dieting is the Gateway to Binge Eating

Binge eating and dieting have a very adversarial relationship, but they are so intertwined. This occurs in two ways. Research has shown that childhood dieting is directly linked to binge eating behavior in adulthood. However, ANY food deprivation in childhood will create this behavior. When we are deprived of food in our formative years whether […]

Continue Reading 0
© Valentyn75 | Dreamstime.com

The Danger Of Food Cravings

Food cravings are deceptively complex. For people who have never struggled with compulsive eating, it seems simple. Just don’t eat it. Just keep it out of your house. Simply avoid it. Foods, particularly those with fat, sugar and salt, are satisfying on a physical, emotional and psychological level. We create powerful associations with food and […]

Continue Reading 0
Change Your Life - Get Your Started Today!