If you’re male and overweight or obese, or afraid of becoming overweight or obese, you might unknowingly be dealing with Binge Eating Disorder, which is not only as more common than anorexia and bulimia combined, but more prevalent among men than any other type of disordered eating, regardless of sexual
If you’re on this site, and reading this article, chances are you’re looking for help. And chances are also you want to fix what’s wrong quickly, because you’re tired of it all. If you’re a binge eater or bulimic, and have been struggling for years, you might feel quite discouraged,
Poems from my recovery process helped me heal Sometimes writing in a journal just doesn’t cut it. And when complicated thoughts seem too difficult to capture, simple phrases can meet the moment. During a major clear-out (thanks to the pandemic), I found a book of poems I’d written during a
Thank you to Global News for the following article on binge eating disorder written by Natalie Valleau It affects every area of life: Toronto psychotherapist sheds light on rarely discussed binge eating disorder
When I look at my practice over the last 12 years or so, and think of all the clients who have come to me with disordered eating of some type, I am struck by the commonalities linking those who succeed and those who stop coming. I find the same in
Do you have an addictive pattern?
Destructive eating A highly effective way to blot out your life. Do you want to dull your emotions? Do you want to avoid painful or extreme feelings? Or tune out what happened today, yesterday, or even last year? Do you want to stop your mind from churning because of what
What recovery from binge-eating isn’t … Many years ago, while I was still in the worst throes of compulsively binge-eating, I defined recovery from binge-eating quite differently than I would today. At the top of my what-is-recovery list back then … being permanently “thin” (with its false promise of never-ending
Is secret eating a thing for you? This article on secret eating was first published by Recovery Warriors, a site “dedicated to boosting the emotional intelligence and resilience of people struggling with depression, anxiety and eating disorders.” Janie stood at the refrigerator in the dark, eating ice-cream with her fingers.
OMG, there’s a camera in my fridge! Seriously. This actually happened. Recently. The idea came from CTV cameraman, Steve Rafuse, who accompanied Pauline Chan, Health & Lifestyle Reporter/Anchor for CTV News in Toronto, who stopped by to interview me about Binge Eating Disorder, given my personal experience, my specialization as