Treatment at Partners in Change begins with helping individuals understand why and how problems with eating and body image developed. We explore the underlying needs that the eating disorder has attempted to fill and learn healthier skills to meet those needs.
Treatment involves ncreased commitment to personal values, identification and approaching personal goals, setting healthy boundaries, engaging in skillful thinking and reducing harmful thinking, and increasing emotional management skills.
Treatment approaches include Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Schema Focused Therapy, Mindfulness Based Treatment, and Acceptance & Commitment Therapy.
Helping participants break free from obsessive and disordered relationships with food
The over-use of exercise and other unhealthy ways to lose weight
How avoiding the emotional pain in their lives has resulted in the development
Maintenance of eating disorders
Skills and support to build internal strength and confidence
Addressing life problems, developing a new relationship with eating, letting go of unhealthy body expectations and embarking on a life free of disordered eating.
Learn the why, how and what about eating disorders
Gain thinking, behavioral, and emotional skills to combat eating disorders
Learn to eat with awareness
Increase awareness of internal and external hunger cues
Develop a new relationship with food
Embark on a healthy lifestyle that fits you