Suffering from an eating disorder is a constant battle. Unlike other types of challenges and mental health addictions, those who have an eating disorder face the unique challenge of needing to eat, but having to balance their cravings and addiction around the necessary amount of food necessary to live. Eating disorders can lead to complex health problems and even life threatening conditions. That is why it is so important for individuals who have this type of disorder to seek out therapy. The good news is there are treatment options available that can help you to overcome this type of complication within your life. In fact, most people cannot recover from eating disorders without some help.
Psychotherapy and Counseling Are Necessary
Individuals suffering from eating disorders often face complex mental health concerns. The only effective way of overcoming these concerns is simply to turn to a professional for psychotherapy and counseling. With careful attention to your medical and nutritional needs, along with this type of therapy, it is possible to gain better control of your eating habits and improve your quality of life. However, treatment has to be customized to meet the individual’s unique needs and that’s where things can become complex.
Therapy can offer a wide range of benefits. It can help a person to learn how to live peacefully and in a healthy environment with food. It can help individuals to understand why their eating habits are poor as well as understand what could be the underlying cause of a situation like this. And, it may mean learning how to deal with other components of life that are complex and challenging that may be contributing to the anxiety and stress that triggers eating disorders to occur. Though complex, with the help of psychotherapy, individuals can learn to eat in a healthy manner and achieve their goals of living a healthy life.
Do you have an eating disorder? This is often the first question people need to answer themselves before they are willing to seek out help. The good news is that help is there. Once you recognize that you need that type of help, you can take the first step in getting it. Contact our New York psychotherapist to learn about the therapy options that are available to you. You may be able to see a significant improvement in your life once you tackle the eating disorders limiting you.
Contact me Laurie Sloan to schedule a free consultation at 212-413-7088.