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Not Just Overeating- Binge Eating Disorder

My specialty is Binge Eating Disorder. Since February is Eating Disorder Awareness Month, I wanted to tell you a little more about it. When it comes to diagnosing BED, these are the DSM criteria: Recurrent episodes of binge eating. An episode of binge eating is characterized by both of the following: Eating, in a discrete period […]

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Binge Eating and the Brain

Binge eating is far more complicated than it appears on the surface. It drives me crazy when clients tell me the people in their lives tell them to simply stop overeating. Well, gee, I guess they hadn’t thought of that before! Binge eating creates powerful connections in the brain and it isn’t as simple as […]

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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 […]

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Emotional Eating Intensive Treatment

Do you struggle with emotional eating? Have you gone on diet after diet and struggled to achieve your goal or make changes? Do you feel like food and weight rule your life? I am excited to announce intensive treatment sessions for emotional eating and Binge Eating Disorder. Using a combination of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, EMDR […]

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5 Steps To Busting Binge Eating

If you struggle with binge eating, it can feel like an endless cycle. Here are 5 steps that will help you stop binge eating in its tracks….. Stop dieting. It is a well-established fact that dieting, particularly restrictive diets, set us up for binge eating behavior. If you tell me not to eat something, it […]

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What Are You Hungry For?

When it comes to binge eating and food addiction, there is an insatiable hunger. For people in the struggle, it feels like an insatiable hunger for food, but this is not the case. The reason we overeat has nothing to do with food. Food is just a prop. The insatiable hunger comes from the emptiness […]

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