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Disordered Eating

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Disordered eating vs. eating disorders

April 23, 2024 | Written by team

Disordered eating behaviors can lead to eating disorders, but they’re not the same thing. Find out how they're connected and how to seek treatment.

Eating disorders: Types, symptoms, causes, effects, and treatments

April 23, 2024 | Written by team

Eating disorders involve a disturbance in eating patterns or related behaviors that have serious consequences for a person’s physical and mental well-being.

Feeling bad about feeling bad about your body

January 5, 2024 | Written by Amye Archer, MFA | Featuring Judith Matz, LCSW

Diet culture has changed, but it’s still here—and now body positivity has entered the chat. If you feel stuck in the middle, the right therapist can help.

Body image and mental health

January 2, 2024 | Written by team

How you think and feel about your appearance can affect your sense of self-worth. Follow these tips to build a body image that supports your mental health.

Orthorexia: Signs, risk factors, and treatment

October 2, 2023 | Written by team

Orthorexia is an unhealthy obsession with healthy eating. In pursuit of the “perfect” diet, it’s possible to cause yourself mental and physical harm.

How I got obsessed with counting calories, and why I finally stopped

September 22, 2023 | Written by Elise Burley

Calorie-counting apps are meant to help improve your habits, but they can also lead to disordered eating and other harmful behaviors—like they did for me.

Binge eating: How it starts, why it keeps happening, and how to stop

September 14, 2023 | Written by Amy Pershing, LMSW, ACSW, CCTP-II

Binge eating is an eating disorder that involves an uncontrollable desire to consume large quantities of food in a short period of time.

Body dysmorphia: Signs, symptoms, and treatment

September 8, 2023 | Written by team

People with body dysmorphia are fixated on their perceived physical flaws. Learn more about this condition, what it looks like, and how to treat it.

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