Who should I contact if I have an eating disorder?
A team approach is often best. Those who may be involved in treatment include medical doctors, mental health professionals, and nutritionists. The participation and support of family members also makes a big difference in the success of eating disorder treatment.
Can a psychologist help with overeating?
If you are ready to gain control over your eating and learn healthy ways to cope with emotions that cause you distress, we can help. Our team of eating disorder therapists are ready to help you overcome binge eating and compulsive overeating.
Why might a person develop an eating disorder?
As with other mental illnesses, there may be many causes, such as: Genetics and biology. Certain people may have genes that increase their risk of developing eating disorders. Biological factors, such as changes in brain chemicals, may play a role in eating disorders.
How do I find a food therapist?
People can find an eating disorder therapist through recommendations from a doctor or dietitian, or by looking online. The NEDA provides an interactive map to help people in the United States find eating disorder support near them.
What does our team do for adults with eating disorders?
Our experienced, compassionate and dedicated team provides 24-hour care, to help adults afflicted with eating disorders along their individual healing journeys. Although eating disorders come in many variations, there are commonalities within the pain and suffering of all of them.
Why choose our addiction treatment centre in Cape Town?
Our team are well versed in the intricacies of addictions and related behaviours and helping clients find a new balance in their lives. The centre in Cape Town ensures that they are well looked after, treated like an adult and with the utmost care, confidentiality and respect at all stages of treatment.
How can counsellors and therapists in Cape Town help you?
Counsellors and therapists in Cape Town are able to work with a wide range of issues. For example, if you’re seeking a marriage counsellor in Cape Town you’ll find that most therapists are trained in marriage counselling or couples counselling in Cape Town and couples therapy. And they welcome families for family counselling in Cape Town
Where can I find evidence-based treatment for eating disorders?
The latter can be found in the literature on clinical psychology and psychotherapy. Systemic therapy has three models that have specialised in evidence based treatment for eating disorders.