ONLINE MINDFULNESS THERAPY FOR EATING DISORDERS: BULIMIA & BINGE EATING DISORDER
Online Therapy for Bulimia
ONLINE TREATMENT FOR BULIMIA through MINDFULNESS THERAPY
Talk to an online therapist for help with your recovery from bulimia nervosa.
Welcome! My name is Peter Strong and I am a professional psychotherapist. I offer Online Therapy via Skype for a range of emotional problems such as anxiety and depression, but also for addictions, including food addiction, Bulimia or other forms of overeating disorders.
Online Therapy for Bulimia and Binge Eating is becoming more and more popular these days. It’s partly because of the convenience, and also because there is a great deal of stigma associated with overeating disorders and addictions in general. People like the idea of being able to have sessions in the comfort and privacy of their own home.
The style of therapy that I offer is called Mindfulness Therapy, which, basically, teaches you how to work with emotions so that you don’t become overwhelmed by them. It’s about learning how to form a relationship with your emotions that facilitates their healing. If you become lost in your emotions, overwhelmed by them, or reactive towards your emotions, of course, that simply feeds them and stops them healing. But, when you can learn to sit mindfully with an emotion, then that emotion will heal. That’s one of the core principles of Mindfulness Therapy, and this works very well.
So, during the online therapy sessions for binge eating or other food addiction, I will teach you hoe to work with the compulsive parts of the emotional problem, but also with the underlying core emotions, the underlying feeling of deep need or emptiness that feeds the compulsive emotions. This really requires healing and this is where Mindfulness Therapy works at it’s best.
So, if you re interested in scheduling online therapy for your bulimia or other binge eating disorder, please contact me.
CONTACT ME TODAY TO LEARN MORE ABOUT STARTING ONLINE THERAPY WITH AN ONLINE THERAPIST FOR BULIMIA AND BINGE EATING DISORDER RECOVERY.
Eating disorders revolve around compulsive reactive impulses. At the core of these impulses there are core emotions of emptiness and abandonment that yearn for our attention. Mindfulness Therapy teaches us how to listen to these inner feelings with complete presence of mind and heart and this more than anything else facilitates inner healing and allows us to break free of the grip of our patterns of habitual reactivity.
Eating disorders including bulimia and anorexia have a complex origin and an equally complex effect on psychology and behavior. Although complex, the core driving force that underlies eating disorders are the compulsive emotional impulses of attraction or the compulsive impulses of aversion to food.
Treatment should always involve your GP, but it is also very beneficial, if not essential, to work on changing the underlying emotional drives that compel you to either over-indulge or to have extreme aversion to food.
There are a variety of cognitive therapies available that can be very effective at changing the underlying patterns of reactive thinking and self-beliefs such as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy or the newer Mindfulness-based Cognitive Therapies, of which Mindfulness Meditation Therapy is an example.
Mindfulness is a very specific type of awareness skill in which you learn to be the observer of thoughts and emotions as they arise in your mind. In this way you establish a conscious relationship with the contents of your mind.
It is the art of listening, without indulging in thinking about what you are experiencing or reacting to your inner feelings by wanting things to be different than they are. It’s about being completely present for what is in a very direct way and watching very carefully for any tendency to react that may take you away from that direct experience. This is actually diametrically opposite to the usual state of things in which we are consumed by our habitual reactions of liking and disliking and the endless proliferation of thinking, planning and trying to fix things. There is a place for these activities, but it is always better to allow them to emerge later after establishing the ground of mindful listening.
Mindfulness is just good listening, and the benefits of being fully present with your experience are immense, just as being fully present with your partner or friend is an essential of good communication. We have all had the experience of people who are not present and who do not listen, but simply react to what we are saying with their opinions and solutions. They may have good intentions, but what we need most is to feel that someone is listening.
Well, it is exactly the same for our inner emotional pain. These inner parts are in need of our care and attention; they need us to listen in the same way, with a mind that is completely present and not reactive. Learning to listen inwardly and to be fully present and engaged with our feelings is a central focus in mindfulness meditation therapy.
This is quite different from most forms of talking therapy because the activity of talking, like thinking about our feelings actually takes our attention away from the direct experience of the feeling.
So, in mindfulness therapy there is not so much talking, but more intuitive listening to our inner feelings. This creates an inner space in which emotions can unfold and become more malleable. This state of inner plasticity greatly facilitates the process of transformation and healing. We literally create an inner therapeutic space through mindfulness that allows things to change in a natural way.
At the core of the compulsive drive that underlies eating disorders you will very often find feelings of emptiness, sadness and an overwhelming sense of abandonment and the hurt that accompanies abandonment. This is what we need to embrace with the spacious presence of mindfulness.
When we can learn to be fully present with these raw feelings, without getting caught up in the contents, the story and thinking about the feelings, then we create a fertile ground in which change can take place and in which the core emotions begin to loosen their grip on you. As they heal, so the reactive impulse to indulge also lessens and in time a new balance emerges in which there is real choice in how we relate to food.
It all begins when we learn to “sit” with our inner feelings rather than react to them out of habit, and this is what is taught in Mindfulness Meditation Therapy.
Online Therapy is becoming more widely accepted as a valuable adjunct to traditional in-person psychotherapy and there have been several controlled studies that support its efficacy. The focus of online therapy/coaching is on teaching clients the skills and tools that help them break free from the grip of depression and anxiety or other difficult emotions, and we can all benefit from that.
It may not be the first choice for those with a clinical condition, but most of us do not have a mental disease; we just need someone to talk to who understands and can teach some practical tools for handling the stresses of life and the emotional challenges inherent in a marriage or other personal relationship.
In fact, the demand for good quality counseling and therapy, including the very popular mindfulness-based psychotherapy, far outstrips the availability of quality providers, which is yet another reason why you should seriously consider online counseling as an option.
Peter Strong, PhD is a Professional psychotherapist and Online Therapist, teacher and author based in Boulder, Colorado, who specializes in the study of mindfulness and its application in Mindfulness Psychotherapy for healing the root causes of anxiety, depression and stress.
Binge Eating Disorder Treatment Online
Welcome! My name is Peter Strong and I am a professional psychotherapist and teacher. I offer online therapy via Skype. This a very convenient service if you are living abroad or if you are living in a rural area where it is difficult to find a local therapist that you would like to work with. So, if you’re interested in online therapy, please contact me immediately and let’s discuss the options to see if this is the right fit for you.
Now, I also offer online therapy for eating disorders and online therapy for binge eating disorder or bulimia, in particular. Many people suffering from binge eating disorder like the idea of being able to work one-on-one with a person from the comfort of their own home. It’s much less intimidating and the techniques that I teach, Mindfulness Therapy, is very effective, indeed, for helping you unlearn those habits of compulsive eating, and also, even more importantly, to deal with the underlying emotions that fuel the compulsive overeating.
So, if you are interested in scheduling a Skype session with me, please visit my website and learn more about my online therapy service and about Mindfulness Therapy for help with binge eating disorder.
Online Therapist for Binge Eating Disorder – Mindfulness Therapy Online
I specialize in Mindfulness Therapy for treating anxiety, depression and addictions. The central focus of this form of psychotherapy is to restore your freedom from compulsive and obsessive thinking through the application of mindfulness.
Mindfulness is a form of awareness training that incorporates focused conscious awareness and acceptance-compassion. These are the two most important mental qualities required to break free from an addiction or compulsion. Conscious awareness and conscious acceptance are also absolutely essential for healing and transforming the underlying anxiety and depression that fuels the addiction and binge eating.
Welcome. My name is Peter Strong and I am a professional online therapist. I provide online counseling via Skype for the treatment of anxiety, depression, stress; also for the treatment of food addictions including Binge Eating Disorder.
So, as an online therapist I will try to help you overcome those patterns of habitual reactive thinking that cause the behavior of binge eating or other food addiction. That’s the most important first step, to identify these patterns of reactive thinking and the emotional impulses that power those thoughts. and we start to develop a mindful relationship with these imposes that allows us to break free from the habit of simply acting them out through binge eating.
So, learning this form of emotional regulation is very important, but it’s not the only part of Mindfulness Therapy. In order to successfully break free from food addiction and binge eating disorder you must also look at the underlying core emotions themselves that create the need for food addiction and this means looking at the underlying anxiety or depression or other emotions that are fueling the whole process.
The emotional impulses are fueled by these underlying core emotions and these must be changed and healed, and this is what we do during the online therapy sessions. We learn how to actually mediate on these core emotions as well as the emotional impulses.
This means that we learn how to establish a non-reactive relationship with these emotions based on awareness and acceptance, the two most important things required for healing and transformation of emotional problems. Of course, most of us our lost in patterns of habitual reactivity that are based on avoidance and resistance, and these are your greatest enemies: avoidance and resistance.
Mindfulness Therapy attempts to completely break free of these habits of avoidance and resistance by cultivating their opposite which is conscious awareness and conscious acceptance.
So, if you would like to learn more about online therapy for binge eating disorder or food addiction, plea visit my website, CounselingTherapyOnline.com. and send me an email and then we can schedule an online therapy session. Thank you!
Talk to an online therapist for help with recovery from binge eating disorder and food addiction.
Mindfulness-based weight reduction
Welcome! My name is Peter Strong, and I am a professional online therapist specializing in Mindfulness Therapy for the treatment of a range of psychological and emotional problems, including food addiction. Mindfulness-based eating disorder treatment is very effective indeed. It helps you learn how to control the impulse to overeat. Basically, we develop a different relationship to the emotional impulses that compel us to overeat or for any other form of addiction for that matter.
We do this by applying mindfulness, we actually learn to meditate on those impulses to overeat and by doing this we can break the habit that compels us to overeat or indulge or binge eat against our better judgement.
So, if you are interested in learning more about mindfulness-based weight management and mindfulness-based treatment for overeating disorders, do please send me an email and then I can explain to you in more detail exactly how this works.
When you feel ready, you can schedule a therapy session with me using Skype and I will begin to teach you mindfulness-based methods for controlling the overeating impulses.
Most people who learn and apply the mindfulness-based approach that I teach will see quite dramatic improvements after relatively few sessions. Generally, I expect all my clients to see significant improvements after the first 3-4 sessions.
This is quite a different approach that talk therapy, it is really very much more focused and very much more practical. It is designed to help you break those habits that run your life, using the power of mindfulness, which is extremely effective indeed. So, I look forward to hearing from you and to help you learn how to apply mindfulness for reducing binge eating and overeating disorders in general. Thank you!
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