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Is food addictive - national eating disorder awareness week

Is That Piece of Pizza Addictive?

By: Bunny Young, MA, QMHP ​This week is National Eating Disorder Awareness week . . . . . . so we looked at what questions were out there about food, eating, diets, and relationships with meals and discovered that this question was very popular and there are a lot of different opinions on the subject. […]

Tell Me I’m Fat: Coming Out About Your Fatness

Is Fat a permanent state of being, much like sexuality? When did you come out as fat? Sounds strange, right? But unlike people who come out in the LGBT-Q community, it is no secret that you are fat. When should you come out and tell everyone that you are fat, that you accept this state […]

Online Counseling Available Through Life Cycles Counseling with Adina Silvestri

5 Reasons You Should Try Online Counseling

Technology is entering every facet of life from the surgery room to the homeroom, so it was only a matter of time before counseling and behavioral health received a digital face-lift. From mobile on-demand apps to  therapy from your couch, there are more options now than ever to begin your journey to feeling better. Below […]

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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 […]