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3 Things People with Binge Eating Disorders Wish Others Understood

Pizza. Ice Cream. Chocolate. All of these foods are so tempting that one is almost frozen in space until the urge to eat their trigger food is accomplished. People with Binge Eating Disorder (BED) live in a world in which food is not just on their mind; it is often the only thing they can […]

One Thing You MUST Do to Avoid Overeating This Thanksgiving

Holidays are a time for overindulgence in buying, eating, and drinking. But it doesn’t have to be! At Thanksgiving, it is very common for us to consume 1,000 calories or more during the meal and to continue eating way past the point of being full. Afterwards, we feel like a pig (I know I do) […]

July 2016 Resource Roundup Life Cycles Counseling

July 2016 Resource Roundup

Those of you who follow us on Facebook know we are passionate about sharing stories, resources and information with our clients and followers. We are constantly sharing resources that we find useful, informative and educational in the realm of mental health, substance abuse, eating disorders and current events. Each month we will round up the […]

Over 100 Showed Up for Speak UP

Several weeks have passed since my first Speak UP session on the VCU campus, but I am still reminded of how much impact a collective group of people can have on each other. The mantra that comes to mind is, “you mean something to someone.” What that means to me is that individuals need to […]

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Foods and Moods: The Reality of the Binge

Foods and Moods: The Reality of The Binge I sit across the room from a 20-something telling me her reality of not being able to control her emotional eating, and I think, “We’ve all been there.” More and more like her walk into my office begging the answer to a similar question: “How do I […]

Binge Eating

by Adina Silvestri as seen in “American Counseling Association”   Binge Eating: Easy to Swallow, Hard to Digest When I first heard of cheat meals, I was concerned because it was coming out of the mouth of a 20-something, thin-framed client at the prime of her life. Then the dreaded body competition stories began, and […]