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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 […]

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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.

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Emotional Eating Relapse Prevention

When we continually find ourselves in emotional eating patterns, we ask why we can’t just be “good” and eat what we know we “should”. Good idea in theory, but as you have probably discovered, willpower alone is not enough to change your cycle. Here are some things to think about….. How has emotional eating caused […]

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Stop Sabotaging Yourself!

When it comes to change, humans struggle. When humans have painful life experiences, they struggle more. I find that in nearly all cases, my clients have some history of trauma. They learned at some point in their life that they didn’t matter or didn’t deserve happiness. By the time they end up in my office, […]

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Hypnosis and Emotional Eating

Hypnosis is a misunderstood tool and can be extremely effective for helping people with behavior change. Here at Salt Lake Weight Counseling, we have begun using it for emotional eating along with our other therapeutic tools. What exactly is hypnosis? It is a heightened state of consciousness that allows us to speak directly to the […]

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