EATING DISORDER THERAPY

Family Based Treatment (FBT)

First line approach for treating eating disorders (ED) in  teens. FBT focuses on empowering caregivers to support their loved one to recovery through meal support and symptoms interruption. FBT is a three phase treatment that involves the whole family. 

Emotion-Focused Family Therapy (EFFT)

FBT is the WHAT of treating eating disorder in young people and EFFT is the HOW. EFFT supports caregivers to develop advanced skills as they engage in efforts to support their loved ones recovery. 

Specialized Supportive Clinical Management

Includes psycho-education, collaborative goal setting, and supportive psychotherapy with intent of moving towards change in a client-led way. 

Adjunct Therapies

Motivational Enhancement (ME), Cognitive Behavioural Therapy( CBT), Dialectical Behavioural Therapy (DBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), and Mindfulness Self-Compassion are often used as an adjunct therapy to eating disorder specific treatments. 

DITCHING DIET CULTURE

Finding Food and Body Freedom

Therapy designed to support you to improve your relationship with food, body, and physical activity.

An integration of Intuitive Eating principles, clinical approaches to decreasing dieting and disordered eating behaviours, and body image focused therapies are used to support you towards food and body freedom!

In addition to therapy sessions, there will be optional workbooks, podcasts, books, and other resources to support your jounrey to becoming an intuitive eater. 

THE COUNSELLING PROCESS

Step 1: DISCOVERY CALL

During this no-obligation free call, you have the opportunity to ask questions and together we can assess if we are a good 

Step 2: DISORDERED EATING ASSESSMENT

Assessment will include gathering information about eating and exercise behaviours, development of the eating problem, and history of treatment, as well as gathering information about general mental health. For adolescents the assessment will include family/caregivers. The assessment typically takes 50-70 minutes.

Step 3: TREATMENT PLAN

Once assessment is complete, we will collaborate on treatment plan and establish treatment team. Throughout therapy the therapist will collaborate with your treatment team (eg. doctor, paediatrician, nurse practitioner, psychiatrist, dietitian, school support etc.) to ensure consistency of care. 

Step 4: THERAPY

The therapeutic model, number of sessions, and duration of therapy varies depending on eating disorder symptoms, longevity of eating disorder, previous treatment, readiness for change, and concurrent mental health challenges.  

Step 5: ENDING WELL

Therapeutic goals have been met, whether that be increased quality of life, becoming an intuitive eating, or full recovery from an eating disorders. 

PRICING

Disordered Eating Assessment (75 minutes) – $175

Family Therapy (30 – 50 minutes) – $90 – 150

Individual Therapy (30 – 50 minutes) – $80 – 142

EMDR Therapy (50 – 75 minutes) – $155

Eating Disorder Supervision (50 minutes) – $150