Love Your Body!?: Expert-Backed Tips for Boosting Body Image and Self-Confidence!

CBS recently ran this story on the rise of eating disorders because of social media.

Eating Disorders are on the rise because the messages about body image online make body acceptance, very hard.

Body image is a term that refers to how a person perceives, thinks and feels about their body. For many people, their body image can be a source of stress, anxiety, and low self-esteem. But it's important to remember that everyone's body is unique and beautiful in its own way.


If you struggle with negative body image, there are things you can do to learn to cope with it. Here are a few tips:


  1. Practice self-care: Taking care of yourself is one of the most important things you can do for your body image. This includes getting enough sleep, drinking enough water, eating a healthy and balanced diet, and exercising regularly. When you feel good physically, it can help boost your confidence and...
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How To Get Your Mind Right

I’ve been a specialized eating disorder therapist for over a decade and one the biggest triggers for relapse, disordered eating, and developing an eating disorder is body image concerns. Struggling to accept your body and fighting to lose weight and maintain your mental health or causing you to lose sleep, miss lunch meetings, and skip out on friend with friends because you feel “not enough” because of your body image.


Every day in my private practice, and in the community forums I hear how bad body image ruins whole days, whole lives. It keeps people from connecting with loved ones. It keeps people from accepting a job, or a date, or a simply missing more time with friends because they feel they do not look “enough” to attend. And every day I help guide, teach, and direct individuals and they learn the process to stop letting those bad body image thoughts and feelings hold them back from doing the shit they want to be really doing!

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December Professional Consultation Group

Hey there healer, you are seeing people with eating disorders in your practice, but do you know how to help them? 

I do and I want to help you, help them. I am Dr. Stephanie Waitt, LPC-S, CEDS and I have over 17 years in the eating disorder treatment field. Eating disorders are very prevalent and I would bet my license you are seeing folks with eating disorders in your practice.

I so often hear:

"I don't know anything about eating disorders"

"I wouldn't touch an eating disorder client with a 10 foot poll"

"I have a client that shared they have an eating disorder, but I have no idea what to do next?"

"How do I screen for an eating disorder"?

I have these answers for you and if you can learn to screen, assess, and respond to clients with an eating disorder you are adding to their healing. Mad respect for wanting to be the best therapist for your clients.

I want to help others feel more competent helping clients with eating disorders and during this 1 hour drop in consultation we...

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Eating Disorder Professional Consultation Group meets First Monday of every month!
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