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What body image work looks like

There is the misconception that eating disorder therapy can help you have a great body image - to love your body every day, the way that...

You can do hard things

“When life gives you lemons, try and make *something that resembles* lemonade.” – This is Us We all know that bad things can happen to...

How to think less about food

A lot of my patients tell me they want to stop thinking about food. What they will or will not eat. The calories in their food. Whether...

A thought is just a thought

Imagine you're a bus driver and you're driving your bus. Your bus has got lots of passengers - these passengers represent your difficult...

On learning to feel your feelings

I know that a therapist writing a post on feelings is a cliché. After all, what you see in most movies is the therapist asking "and how...

Setting Goals Effectively

Goals are tend to come up often. In this life, we are often for accomplishing big goals - getting good grades, going to a good college,...

Understanding what we value

In therapy, I often talk about what deeply matters to us, or our values. Values are a compass, a direction we want to move to. They are...

Holidays and Eating

I have noticed that over the past few weeks, I am getting more referrals than usual from people struggling with eating . The holidays can...

When you have no time for self-care

"Once upon a time, there were two woodcutters named Peter and John. They were often at loggerheads over who chopped more wood. So one...

How can mindfulness meditation help you?

I am a big believer in mindfulness. A large portion of my research focuses on mindfulness. I meditate daily. I use it in my work with my...