At MindBody Psychology we have significant experience and skills in assisting with people with concerns about eating behaviours. Disordered eating may include restrictive eating, compulsive eating, chronic dieting, or irregular or inflexible eating patterns. Other behaviours that may be present in a person engaging in disordered eating include:
Body image concerns
Disordered eating can have a negative impact on a person’s life- physically, emotionally and mentally- and has been linked to a reduced ability to cope with stressful situations.
Feelings of guilt, shame and failure are common in people who engage in disordered eating. A person with disordered eating behaviours may isolate themselves for fear of socialising in situations where people will be eating. This can contribute to low self-esteem and social withdrawal.
With the right support and treatment, change is possible. If you or someone you know is engaging in disordered eating or dieting behaviour, do not hesitate to get in touch to discuss treatments today.