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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 […]

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One College Student Opens Up About Her Eating Disorder

One College Student Opens Up About Her Eating Disorder Life Cycles Counseling (LCC) wants you to know that you are not alone when struggling with an Eating Disorder! We want to reduce the shame associated with Eating disorders and increase awareness so that no one has to struggle alone. Eating Disorders are prevalent on college […]

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) […]

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5/13 Friday’s Art Post

In my practice, I utilize art interventions fairly regularly. Each Friday, I will either post a recent art intervention or share a few of my favorite interventions from other practitioners.   The Glitter Jar is a favorite activity in my practice. Clients of all ages love this intervention. Let’s face it, who doesn’t want to […]

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What is Binge Eating? Symptoms and Treatments

Binge Eating   Monica Seles’s professional career began at age 16 when she won the French open. Before she turned age 20, she won 8 gran slams. Seles is the winningest teenager in the history of the game. What you may not know is that the tennis pro had lived with a dark secret for […]

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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 […]