Treatment of eating disorders
Millions of men and women worldwide suffer from eating disorders. Eating disorders do not discriminate by age, race, income or gender. Without treatment up to 20% of people with serious eating disorders die.
Eating and Exercise disorders are progressive and debilitating illnesses. Effective treatment can result in full recovery.
If you are a loved one is struggling, effective treatment is available. Psychotherapy can help you identify and change negative core beliefs, break the patterns that are damaging your health and your life and learn new ways of coping. Abby Petterson has extensive experience and specialized training in the treatment of all types of disordered eating including, Anorexia, Bulimia, Binge Eating and Orthorexia. Her treatment approach is carefully tailored for each individual and may include individual, couple and family therapy. Treatment is designed to achieve changes in destructive behaviours, understand underlying issues which cause or perpetuate the disordered eating and learn new healthy ways of coping. If medication or hospitalization is necessary, Abby will work collaboratively with other professionals in order to assist the individual or family in creating a comprehensive treatment plan for recovery.
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