Treatment & Recovery

Depressed girl with eating disorderHow do I know if I have an Eating Disorder?

If you are concerned about your eating habits, take the test on this page to determine whether you have an eating disorder. The test was created by Deanne Jade for Net Doctor and in a few quick and simple questions will determine your attitude to food.

If you have problems with food, we can help you to understand and resolve any issues quickly and effectively. We have personal counselling programmes on either an individual or a group basis where together we can get to the root of any issues and help you to overcome these so you can have a relaxed and healthy relationship with food.

In order to take the Eating Disorder quiz, simply click here.

Our Therapists

We have a panel of specially trained Therapists who are fully trained to help you with food issues and eating disorders. If you have concerns about the eating habits of your children or teenagers, we can also help you to learn how to manage the challenges that are part and parcel of an eating disorder.

How to find a good eating disorder therapist

TIP 1: Ask about their training

Eating disorder work is a specialisation demanding that therapists know much more than psychology or counselling. They need to have training in in nutrition and physiology with some understanding of neuroscience. They need to understand the physiology of weight gain and loss, the neuroscience of appetite and all about exercise physiology and mythology. They must not get their information from newspapers where there are a lot of myths and half truths which confuse us all… Click here to continue reading this article

Treatment

Treatment normally starts with an initial one off session where we will undertake a full personal assessment. This will identify any issues and together we will work out a programme so you can learn why you have a problem, understand it and we will discuss what can be done about it so you can move forward in life with a healthier and happier relationship with food and your body.

At Life Therapies Clinic, we specialise in the treatment of the following:

  • Anorexia nervosa
  • Binge-eating disorder
  • Bulimia nervosa
  • EDNOS
  • Eating disorders
  • Depression
  • Chronic fatigue syndrome/ME
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Panic Attacks/Panic Disorder
  • Posttraumatic Stress Disorder
  • Generalized Anxiety Disorder
  • Obsessive Compulsion Disorder
  • Specific Phobias
  • Social Phobia
  • Anxiety/Stress
  • Attachment disorder
  • Sexual abuse and the aftermath of historical childhood sexual abuse
  • Rape or sexual assault
  • Clerical/Pastoral/Spiritual/Cultic abuse
  • Domestic Violence
  • Self Harm
  • Suicidal Thoughts
  • Aftermath of Suicide

At Life-Therapies Clinic we provide the following therapeutic modalities

  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)
  • Schema Therapy
  • Clinical Hypnotherapy
  • EMDR
  • NLP
  • Solution Focused Brief Therapy
  • Transactional Analysis
  • Psychotherapy
  • Emotional Freedom Technique
  • Matrix Re-imprinting

Address

Life Therapies
31 Saintfield Road
Belfast
BT8 6AF

T: 07706 705814
E: bridin@life-therapies.com

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