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Eating Disorder Treatments

The professional team at Sala Psychology has extensive experience helping individuals with a wide range of eating disorders. Please reach out to discuss your personal situation.

What eating disorders do you treat?

We treat issues relating to (click on each diagnosis for more detail):

1. Emotional-eating/stress-eating

2. Binge eating disorder

3. Bulimia nervosa

4. Anorexia nervosa

5. Orthorexia

6. Night eating syndrome

7. Other specified feeding and eating disorders

8. Compulsive exercise


What is your treatment approach for adults?

Our approach is based on Dr. Fairburn's Enhanced Cognitive Behavioral Treatment and includes Mindfulness, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, and Dialectical Behavior Therapy. We will work with you to implement behavioral changes including regular eating and systematic exposure to “forbidden” foods. We will help you create motivation for change, challenge distortions in the experience of shape and weight, and personal identity. We integrate mindfulness and acceptance techniques to help you regulate emotions and disengage from eating-disordered thoughts. Gradual and systematic exposure to feared foods will ultimately lead to a reduction in anxiety about these foods.

What is your treatment approach for children/adolescents?

We treat children and adolescents with eating disorders using Family-Based Treatment (FBT).

What experience do you have treating eating disorders?

Dr. Sala has extensive training in treating eating disorders, including experience working in inpatient eating disorder units and a decade-long research career working with leaders in the field. Dr. Sala is the Director of the Mindfulness, Eating Disorders, and Acceptance Lab (MEAL) at Yeshiva University, where she conducts eating disorder treatment research. She received training in Family-Based Treatment for eating disorders from Stanford University and utilizes it in her work with children and adolescents.

Eating Disorder Treatment in Greenwich, Darien, Westport, Westchester, and Surrounding Areas in Connecticut and New York

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