Services offered by Bodywise
Bodywise is a treatment program designed specifically for
recovery from binge eating and Binge Eating Disorder. It is the
only program of its kind, combining a variety of services to help
people develop new patterns with food, and better ways to cope with
their lives. Binge eaters rarely recover alone;
Bodywise provides the interventions needed to begin to put food back
into its proper perspective, and create lifelong healthy patterns of
The first step of the program is an Initial Consultation. At this
appointment, you will meet one-on-one with a therapist to determine
if our program is the right fit for you. From there, we can decide
what combination of services best suits your needs. Bodywise offers
a variety of services, many of which are covered by insurance. Every
effort is made to work with referring doctors, clinicians, or
nutritionists to coordinate services.
The best first step. This allows a
clinician to determine if the program is appropriate for you, and
what services best suit your needs. If Bodywise is not right for
you, a referral can be made. Please call or email for an
appointment or for more information. If appropriate, assessments can be done via Skype.
For many binge eaters, there are a
variety of issues, both past and present, which contribute to their
eating behavior. These issues need in-depth attention to be
resolved. For many, individual therapy is crucial to permanent
behavior change. If appropriate, assessments can be done via Skype.
This is a professionally led, ongoing
group designed to allow binge eaters to support each
other in the recovery process. A variety of topics are discussed,
and people are encouraged to share their experiences.
Online consultations are available
for those living in areas without access to treatment for BED.
Please call for details.
is not just another dietician telling you what to eat; our
nutritionists approach to eating is centered on creating
alternatives to dieting. Diets don’t work for compulsive or binge
eaters. Finding the right balance between structure and intuitive
eating is crucial and different for everyone. Our nutritionists also
work with special dietary and health concerns, such as diabetes and
My Body, Myself Workshops
for binge eaters, My Body, Myself is a half-day
intensive workshop designed to help people with body image. This is
a central issue to recovery; without good body image, people will
not value their bodies enough to make the changes they desire. If
hating your body brought about change, it would have worked by now!
My Body, Myself is offered several times throughout the year.
Parent and Caregiver Consultations
If you have questions
about how to best approach your child or teen about binge eating,
body image issues, we can help. Please call for details.
Couples and Family Therapy
Often those closest to us can
be of significant help in the recovery process. Or perhaps these
relationships might benefit from new skills, and a deeper
understanding of the role BED plays in the life of the client. You
and your therapist can determine how to best involve those most
important in your support system.