Healing and Recovery

Healing and recovery are often viewed as synonymous when we talk about eating disorders and addictions. It is sometimes believed that once you are recovered, you are also healed from the cause of the underlying issue. I wanted to shed light on this topic as this type of thinking can be false, and cause a…

Love Thy Self, Love Thy Body

This entry is for both men and women as I want to honour that men also experience issues around body image and eating disorders. There exists a strong belief that if we change our bodies, we will then like or love ourselves. We think our body shapes are the reason for lack of self-acceptance and…

Trauma as the Cause of Eating Disorders

As a trauma therapist, I am constantly asked how trauma is linked to body image, food and weight, and my answer is that trauma is connected to self-worth, and self-worth, or rather lack thereof, is connected to body image, food and weight. When we don’t feel good about who we are, we will attempt to…