Eating disorders can affect anyone and are extremely common, affecting millions of people each year. The main characteristic of an eating disorder is the individual’s obsession with their weight. These obsessive thoughts can lead to severe consequences in both their health and their actions.
Many individual's develop an eating disorder at any stage of life, though current statistics show young women and men are commonly affected. People suffering from an eating disorder focus and obsess around food, believing that by controlling food intake or the weight they can rid themselves of the emotional pain they feel.
Eating disorders are on the rise due to the accessibility of online ‘beauty’ via smartphones and any number of social media apps. This is in addition to the environmental causes such as bullying, abuse, abandonment and ‘gaslighting’ relationships.
Often eating disorders have their roots in developmental and teenage learning, so up to 20yrs old. Anyone can develop an eating disorder.
Hypnotherapy and eating disorders
We use a verity of therapeutic techniques CBT, NLP and EFT with the integration of hypnotherapy render it a highly successful way to identify and understand eating disorders can be an effective method in challenging these mindsets and moments of temptation, helping you to live a healthier life. By helping our clients to resolve and escape the emotional challenges that lie at the root of their eating disorders, the obsession they have with food changes. Our hypnotherapy for eating disorders sessions works at building self-esteem targeting the unconscious mind with powerful suggestion techniques helping develop a positive relationship with food.