Eating Disorder Treatment in Jericho, NY

Psychotherapy and Support on Long Island for Children and Adults with Eating Disorders

Right Path Counseling is a team of therapists and counselors available to help you or your child recover from eating disorders and manage their eating habits in a more healthy and productive way. Based in Jericho in Nassau County, our local eating disorder therapists on Long Island have programs and solutions for anorexia, bulimia, and other recognized struggles. 

It’s never too late to start your eating disorder treatment, and the sooner you begin, the better your long term outcome will be. With solutions for both children and adults, Right Path Counseling is ready to use evidence based treatments that start you on the path to recovery.

Understanding Eating Disorders – a Path to Recovery

Eating disorders often have complex origins. But that doesn’t stop parents and caregivers from asking questions, such as:

  • Did I do anything to cause this eating disorder?
  • Why won’t they control their eating habits?
  • What can I do to help?

Led by our experienced Jericho psychotherapists and specialists, our role is to work with you and your child to determine a specific treatment plan that fits their individual needs. Our board certified experts focus on how to prevent relapse, how to recover, and how to manage stress and anxiety in the future.

Eating disorders are not always related to weight and body image. They can also be caused by a predisposition to stress and anxiety, trouble developing healthier ways to cope, and a tendency to show perfectionist traits. As psychotherapists specializing in these types of conditions, our eating disorder programs are designed to address both the eating issues themselves, and the underlying origins.

We offer treatment for most common eating disorders, including:

 We are also able to provide additional treatments for some of the underlying causes of eating disorders, such as anxiety and depression.

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    Psychotherapy Treatment Options with Right Path Counseling

    At Right Path Counseling, we believe that each person is their own unique individual, with their own unique needs. That means that our approach to how we treat eating disorders in Jericho differs depending on you and your child’s struggles and experiences. We may integrate many different treatment options, including:

    • Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)
    • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
    • Family Based Treatment (FBT)
    • Psychodynamic Theory, and More

    For adults with eating disorders and the parents of those with these struggles, we will also talk to you about what the different treatment options are, and help make sure you understand exactly why we’re taking on that approach. 

    Signs of Eating Disorders

    It is not uncommon for someone to have an undiagnosed eating disorder for many years, and not all questionable eating choices are considered to be “disorders.” Before we can treat an eating disorder we first have to determine if one is present. Typically, these disorders present with:

    • Restrictive Eating – Restricting refers to the process of intentionally reducing the quantity of food that an individual eats to a caloric count below what is typically considered healthy.
    • Binge Eating – Binge eating may present with or without restriction. With binge eating, a person eats a large quantity of food well above typical consumption in one sitting. 
    • Purging – Purging is the process of caloric removal through behaviors that include vomiting or digesting laxatives. They may also engage in excessive exercise.

    Eating disorders also rarely present alone, so patients may also have other issues such as perfectionism, anxiety, depression, and addiction.

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    Benefits of Eating Disorder Treatment with Right Path Counseling

    Right Path Counseling has a team of therapists in Jericho that are here to help you or a loved one get their eating disorder under control. Working with one of our Long Island eating disorder therapists, the individual with the eating disorder should be able to:

    • Successfully make better nutritional decisions.
    • Identify their habits and find other coping skills for their concerns.
    • Reframe their thinking to improve self confidence and self-esteem.
    • Know they’re supported by friends and family.
    • Cope with anxiety, stress, and depression both at present and in the future.

    Right Path Counseling also has several therapists in Jericho available, which allows you to match with someone that you truly connect with so that you can have faith in the evidence based treatments.

    Start Today – Call Right Path Counseling

    The sooner we address an eating disorder, the better the overall health outcomes will be. It’s never tool late to help yourself, your child, or someone you love get the support they need with an eating disorder program in Jericho, NY that is built around you. Give us a call today to schedule an appointment.

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