It's Not About the Food

Ferentz, Lisa
January 2011
Psychotherapy Networker Magazine;Jan/Feb2011, Vol. 35 Issue 1, p40
The article offers the author's insights on treating food-eating disorder patients. The author narrates her experience as therapist in dealing with food-eating disorder clients wherein she discovered that the problem of her patient named Molly was not food, but psychological. She also mentions her experience with Cathy whose disorder was caused by self-blame, need for self-punishment, and dislike of her body. The author suggests that therapist should look into the inner dynamics of the disorder.


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