Emotional Eating is painful. You don’t have to feel helpless when it comes to your pantry. Binge eating does not have to be forever.
There is a way out!
You don’t have to do this alone. Working with someone who understands is tough to find when it comes to binge eating. The fear of judgement and persecution can be debilitating. You don’t have to push yourself to physical limits with food to feel better. It’s all a cycle that ends up crashing in the end.
You can put an end to the cycle.
We wish we could tell you that all the hiding is good for you. We wish we could tell you that with a click of a button you’ll stop. Binge eating disorder makes people feel helpless. You don’t have to be trapped. If your frustrated, we hear you!
Dieting may be bad word.
Sometimes, there are different avenues a binge eater has tried to activate in order to lose weight. Often we find many (dieting mindset, fasting, shakes) provide false hope and eventual dissatisfaction. We wish they would work… but they don’t.
If this is you – trying to gain control over your emotional eating and you have found it difficult or near impossible you are not the only one.
You don’t have to live like this!
Research shows that there are ways to fight back. Binge eating treatment uses a mix of interventions including cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT). You don’t have to look it up. Just know it works.
The gold standard in Binge Eating Therapy
Learning how to identify what leads you to binge is key. We are trained in CBT as an eating disorder specialist to help you restructure your thinking and challenge your urges. Imagine if you can curb your impulsive appetite?! Imagine feeling more comfortable in your own skin. There are techniques that offer solutions. By working with a specialist, you will find the strength to overcome.
This is real.
The process includes finding automatic negative thinking which creates self defeating core beliefs. That’s psychological talk for – we need to take the bad thoughts and find a way to stop believing them. They are often unconscious and require a therapist to guide you through. Some clues include judgmental thinking and feelings of isolation. Others include the “I shoulds,” regret, and others.
You will see a difference.
Results come in at different speeds. Some come quickly, some take a bit more time. We can tell you that when you begin to see what is holding you back, problem solving takes hold and change begins to happen. It’s one the main ingredients in the evolution of your experience. This helps you understand that negative thinking does not run your life.
ITS TIME FOR A DIFFERENT APPROACH.
If you still feel trapped and wonder if there is a way to find peace, we can tell you that we have witnessed incredible change. As one of the few practices in the state of NJ featuring certified binge eating disorder therapists, we understand that you may want a quick change. The cycle of emotional eating feels inescapable. There is a way out and there are answers as to why the void is still there.
SOME OF THE KEY CHARACTERISTICS OF BINGE EATING INCLUDE:
- Secretive food behaviors including hiding or eating alone, stealing, or hoarding food
- disruption in eating patterns including eating throughout the day with no planned meal times
- skipping meals or taking small portions at meal times
- extreme reaction and rigidity with food
- periodic dieting
- uncontrolled, or continuous eating
- eating until one is in pain
- creating schedules around rituals of binge eating