Men and Bulimia

Let’s Talk About Bingeing

LET’S TALK ABOUT BINGEING Today, I want to talk about Bingeing. Most of you will identify with that word, and although I tend to use the phrase “emotional eating” more frequently, bingeing is really what we are talking about.   I tend to use the phrase ’emotional eating’ deliberately on this FB page, because I…

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The Rise of the ‘Serial Dieter’ In Modern Life….

I was delighted to be interviewed by the Evening Echo newspaper here in Cork recently. The theme of the article is on the concept of ‘Serial Dieting’. So many of my clients, and women in general, are now trapped in a repeated cycle of diet/crash/binge/diet. Starting again every Monday. Starting again every January. Starting again…

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Are You Ready to Change? #EDAW 2016 is Here…

February 22nd to February 28th 2016 is International Eating Disorders Awareness Week, so there will be more than the usual information, features and articles available on Eating Disorders in the media and online all next week. If you: Have an Eating Disorder; Have an unhealthy relationship with food but are not sure if it can…

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Dealing with Feelings Through Food

“Many people are afraid of their feelings, especially the so-called negative emotions.  They are afraid they can’t handle their pain, that it will overwhelm them.  They are afraid that if they allow themselves to feel their loneliness it will last forever, that if they fully experience their anger they will do hurtful, destructive things.  They…

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Online, Self-Help Program for Bulimia and Binge Eating

I’m really excited to be finally re-launching my new look online, self-help program for Bulimia and Binge Eating for both women and men. Click here to go to the online course website: www.eatingdisorderonlinecourse.com This Online Eating Disorder Course is a 12 week, self-guided program for any adult experiencing distress as a result of a dysfunctional relationship with…

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Is it possible to recover from an Eating Disorder?

I was delighted to participate in this article written for the Irish Examiner national newspaper and printed today.  The answer is yes, recovery is possible! Click on the link below to read the full article, with contributions from women, men and their families, as well as professionals from all areas of Eating Disorder Support. Is…

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Online CBT for Eating Disorders

As we work on launching and spreading the word about our new Online, Self-Help Program for Anorexia, Bulimia and Binge Eating in both women and men, I thought it might be helpful to explain a little more about CBT, or Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, and how it works in terms of Eating Disorders. Cognitive behaviour therapy…

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Procrastination – What’s Stopping You From Getting Things Done?

Procrastination There was an interesting discussion on one of my LinkedIn groups recently, about procrastination.   A fellow Therapist asked if it might be linked to Loss and Closure – a client of hers had recently suffered several losses and difficult events, and was now very badly stuck and not completing or even tackling certain tasks…

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Your Therapist and You

Following an article in the Irish national press recently that highlighted the lack of Government regulation in Ireland around counselling and psychology, I believe it would be helpful to talk about engaging in therapy in a way that is best for the client – YOU.  Sometimes the biggest barrier to recovering from a dysfunctional relationship…

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