Conditions Treated

Chronic Dieting & Disordered Eating

Disordered eating is a term used for unhealthy eating behaviors and worries about body image. Some of the most common types of disordered eating are dieting and restrictive eating.

Extreme cases of disordered eating are defined as Eating Disorders. Eating Disorders are serious medical illnesses marked by severe disturbances to a person’s eating behaviors and can affect people of all ages, racial/ethnic backgrounds, body weights, and genders.

How I Help:

VerizonI provide in-depth nutritional counseling, in-office food exposures and restaurant outings in a manner that traditional day programs are unable to provide

VerizonRestore physical and nutritional health by stabilizing and/or restoring one’s biologically appropriate weight, normalizing food habits, creating food variety, changing attitudes and beliefs, and correcting misguided notions about eating, food, body shape and size

Verizon If appropriate, collaboration with a client’s family on meal planning and establishing a supportive environment to promote weight restoration (if needed) and to help decrease eating disorder behaviors within the family dynamics

VerizonIndividualized care plan depending on each person and eating disorder characteristics

Medical Nutrition Therapies for Mental Health & Substance Use Disorders

Nutritional therapy in treating individuals with substance use and mental health disorders is an adjunct to formal therapy that attempts to restore an individual’s physical health, reverse damage to the system produced by malnutrition, and help the individual to feel healthy and energetic in order to face the challenges of recovery.

VerizonAssists clients with stabilizing mood and reducing stress through sustainable/balanced nutrition

VerizonAssists clients in nourishing and healing bodily systems that have been damaged by the abuse of alcohol or drugs

VerizonAssists in the reduction of cravings for alcohol and/or drugs

VerizonAddresses medical conditions that have may resulted from substance abuse

VerizonEncourages the development of positive self-care routines and a healthy lifestyle that can foster recovery from a substance use disorder

Athletes and Eating Disorders & Disordered Eating

Eating disorders in athletes have a higher overall prevalence than in the general population. Estimates vary greatly from study to study as the athlete type and sport is not consistent across the studies.

VerizonStrives to create a connection between sports, body image, and a healthy relationship

Verizon Providing athletes with necessary nutritional support to return to competition after a client is well enough with renewed energy, pursuing their sport in a healthy, balanced way

VerizonAim to avoid the deficiencies or excesses that can hinder performance and general health while attaining the necessary energy intake for an athlete and to provide proper balanced nourishment of all macro and micronutrients

VerizonCreate individualized meal plans for nutritional requirements which vary depending on age, gender and body composition, intensity, frequency and duration of the physical activity

What I Offer

**Private Pay & Insurance Accepted**

The following insurance plans are in network with this provider:

VerizonAnthem Blue Cross Blue Shield

VerizonAetna

VerizonCigna

VerizonUnited Healthcare/Oxford

VerizonConnecticare

VerizonHarvard Pilgrim

*Coverage varies

What I Offer

**Private Pay & Insurance Accepted

The following insurance plans are in network with this provider:

VerizonAnthem Blue Cross Blue Shield

VerizonAetna

VerizonCigna

VerizonUnited Healthcare/Oxford

VerizonConnecticare

VerizonHarvard Pilgrim

*Coverage varies

Helping You Build A Healthy Relationship With Food, Body And Mind One Day At A Time!

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