Binge Eating Therapy

Experience Healthy at Every Size-based therapy that helps you process impulses and access emotions in a healthy way.​

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What Is Binge Eating Disorder?

The National Eating Disorder Association defines Binge Eating Disorder as a severe yet treatable eating disorder “characterized by recurrent episodes of eating large quantities of food [and] a feeling of a loss of control during the binge". Unlike Bulimia, those with Binge Eating Disorder do not regularly purge.

Even though it’s the most common eating disorder, it’s less accepted by medical professionals. Because most people with Binge Eating Disorder don’t look like they have an eating disorder, we work towards validating your experience and shame associated with being dismissed by many for so long. Most who struggle with Binge Eating Disorder have tried Anorexia and Bulimia before, but couldn’t tolerate the restriction or compensations.

We believe that food is a symptom of a larger entity, rather than the source of Binge Eating behaviors. Often times, the root cause is an immense amount of body dissatisfaction, shame, a low distress tolerance, impulsivity, trauma, isolation, and other contributing factors that we hope to help you unearth.

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What to Expect During Therapy for Binge Eating Disorder

Therapy for Binge Eating Disorder addresses the root cause rather than just your behavior around food. We’ll work with you to improve your distress tolerance so you can build a healthier relationship with yourself and past experiences.

We’ll also work on breaking down body acceptance, biases around body types, and how to better channel impulses through a Healthy at Every Size-based approach. The HAES approach focuses on body individuality and seeks to remove a weight-focused approach to health. We respect the diversity of body shapes and sizes.

Those working through the foundational sources of Binge Eating Disorder can benefit from both individual and group therapy.

Through this relational and psychodynamic approach, we’ll work with you to challenge your pre-existing ideas, begin using distress tolerance tools, and reduce impulsivity. As a result, we’ll help you foster body acceptance, improve interpersonal relationships, and experience increased life satisfaction.

I don't know what I would've done without Jill.

Jill quickly gained my trust with her humor, warmth, and compassion. Since I've been working with her, she has helped me out of some very difficult places. Jill always makes time for me with my hectic schedule and has been more than accommodating.

Past Client

I have been working with Jill on tackling my eating disorder.

This was not my first rodeo in the therapy world or trying to overcome my food stuff, but I really feel like Jill gets it. She is empathetic and understanding. I felt safe with her and she really helped me to understand why I was doing what I was doing.

Current Client

Jill will teach you how to help yourself through life's challenges.

I cannot recommend Jill highly enough. Jill will teach you to recognize and understand your thought patterns, interpersonal dynamics and how to help yourself through life challenges. I am most grateful to Jill for this gift - the ability to help myself through life's events by processing my emotions and actions.

Past Client

Experience a compassionate, encouraging approach to Binge Eating Disorder