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Emotional Eating and Hebb’s Law

Emotional eating is an issue most people face at one time or another. So many people don’t even recognize it, but if you aren’t physically hungry and you are reaching for food, it is emotional eating. If it isn’t physical, it is emotional. Let’s face it, food feels good. It is entertaining. It is soothing. […]

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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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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. […]

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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 […]

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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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How Does Your Food Make You Feel?

How do you feel when you eat certain foods? This might sound like a bizarre question. Have you ever really stopped to pay attention to your body and how it reacts to certain foods? I was pondering this earlier today. I was in a rush and couldn’t go home to eat lunch, so I stopped […]

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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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