Thanksgiving 2017

Thanksgiving 2017

Reading Time: 2 minutes Are you dreading what the holiday might do to your weight this week? Are you stressed about everything you need to do? Are you wishing that the season wouldn’t start so soon? If so, you’re not alone. But just a few tips can help you...
3 Steps to Build Your Own Emotional Eating Rescue Kit

3 Steps to Build Your Own Emotional Eating Rescue Kit

Reading Time: 3 minutes Emotional Eating can get triggered at any time of day or night. You get an upsetting phone call, text or email and suddenly you’re starving. You’re out to dinner with friends and you feel left out of the conversation and dessert...
How Long Do I Have to Wait to See Change?

How Long Do I Have to Wait to See Change?

Reading Time: 2 minutes Diets that promise results in thirty days usually get a lot of attention. They appeal to the part of us that wants instant gratification. We want results and we want them now. The problem with change is that it doesn’t ever happen fast...
Overeating: How to Avoid Falling Off the Wagon

Overeating: How to Avoid Falling Off the Wagon

Reading Time: 3 minutes Overeating is as commonplace as drinking bottled water. Portions are bigger in restaurants. We eat out all the time. Fattening foods are synonymous with good times. And it’s acceptable to bring a snack almost anywhere you go. We could...
Curing an Obsession with Food

Curing an Obsession with Food

Reading Time: 4 minutes Every time I see a new patient come into my office with a food obsession, I am reminded of how durable the obsession is, and how difficult it is for the person to see what is really going on. From a therapist’s perspective, what I am...
The Origin of Your Guilt

The Origin of Your Guilt

Reading Time: 3 minutes A patient came in to see me the other day who I hadn’t seen for three months. She was doing well and in the final stage of being “cured” of her food obsession. However, in the three days just before her appointment, she had a...