Getting a diagnosis is only the first step towards recovery from an eating disorder. Therapy focuses on behaviors, thoughts and feelings related to your eating disorder. After helping you gain healthy eating behaviors, it helps you to learn to recognize and change distorted thoughts that lead to your eating disorder
Addiction is a multifaceted problem, but can be treated effectively. It is important that you work to examine behaviors that are unhealthy and undesirable while identifying the situations. Therapy works to teach you how to recognize moods, thoughts, and situations that fire up drug cravings. A therapist teaches you how to avoid these triggers. You’ll learn to replace negative thoughts and feelings with healthy ones that will help you stay clean.
Therapy can help you to re-structure memories and form positive, realistic memories that take the place of the distorted, painful memories of your trauma. You and the therapist work together to set goals and develop new skills. The work may be hard, but the outcome will be worth it.
We have therapists that specialize in the LGBTQ Community concerns. The focus is on your comfort in working towards authenticity and self-acceptance regarding your sexual orientation or gender identity and does not attempt to “change” you. Therapists have an awareness of the other issues that intersect with gender identity, and sexual orientation and will be able to explore and openly discuss your concerns.
Therapy can help decrease negative thoughts, behaviors, and feelings which may get in the way of your performance. Therapy can assist in strengthening your productivity, sharpness, and focus at work and in general. It can teach you how to communicate and collaborate better, thus making for a better workplace and a better co-worker.