Thorough assessment and history-taking are vital components of a solid and comprehensive treatment plan. Working in a safe therapeutic alliance will often stimulate client insight and connections about how events from the past are influencing current behaviors and symptoms. It may take some time for clients to disclose a history of trauma. Often times, clients…

1) He or she has hit a plateau in therapy Often eating disorder and disordered eating clients plateau in outpatient therapy alone because there is not a direct food and meal supervision component. The individuals often devote a large amount of energy to convince their therapist that he or she is doing well and progressing. Eating disorder clients…

Hello – Thank you for taking time to read my blog. This is going to give you some insight to what is a Food-Sobriety program? I have talked about quite a bit on my YouTube Channel talk show Most Things Hypnosis (find Central Valley Hypnotherapy) – Taking the word “Sobriety” meaning ‘ to abstain’ –…

The prevalence of eating disorders amongst teens, young adults and the adult population is quite high. Treatment approaches for eating disorders include evidence-based treatments such as Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Dialectical Behavioural Therapy (Mindfulness), Family-Based Treatments, and so on. Although traditional research revolves around the efficacy of such evidence-based treatment modalities when working with individuals diagnosed with…

More and more people seem to be burdened with some sort of mental illness or condition.  The medical industry, where much of the psychotherapy is conducted, seems hooked on palliative ‘solutions’ such as medication and curtailed programs of manualized ‘sausage-machine’-style psychotherapy which assume that every patient is the average patient.  There’s no time to actually…

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