I am a Clinical Psychologist and graduated from The National University of Argentina. I also hold a Master of Science in Mindfulness-Based Research and Practice from Bangor University Wales, UK. My experience is reflected in Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction and Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy Groups I have facilitated in different settings.
Welcome to our counselling services, which support people who are struggling with eating disorders. We recognise the specific challenges that persons impacted by these conditions face, and our goal is to provide compassionate and effective treatment. Our accredited counsellors have significant experience treating various eating disorders and assisting clients in developing healthier relationship with food and their bodies. We hope to empower individuals on their road to recovery by using evidence-based treatment practices and personalised care. Allow us to be your dependable partner in finding balance and living a fulfilled life.
Understanding Eating Disorders
Eating disorders are complicated mental health diseases that have a significant impact on people’s physical and emotional well-being. These disorders cause disturbances in eating habits, food attitudes, and body image. Common instances include anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, and binge eating disorder. They can cause serious physical health problems such as malnutrition, electrolyte imbalances, organ damage, and hormone disruptions. The psychological toll is significant, frequently resulting in low self-esteem, anxiety, sadness, and social disengagement.
It is critical for persons suffering from eating disorders in Ireland to have access to dependable resources and support networks. Bodywhys, a nationwide voluntary organisation in Ireland, is dedicated to assisting those suffering from eating disorders. Their website contains a plethora of useful information, such as information on local support groups, helplines, and instructional materials. Understanding the unique problems that people in Ireland confront is critical for providing good care and assistance.
How We Can Support You
Food, weight, and body form obsessions can dominate a person’s thinking, negatively affecting relationships, career, and general quality of life. Eating disorders can impact people of various genders, ages, and backgrounds, emphasising the importance of early intervention. Individuals can overcome the problems of eating disorders with proper support, comprehensive therapy, and a holistic approach integrating multiple disciplines, establishing a healthier connection with food and body image while recovering their physical and emotional well-being.
Counselling for Anorexia
Anorexia Nervosa is a severe psychological condition characterised by a strong fear of gaining weight, which leads to severe dietary restriction and considerable weight loss. Our counsellors have experience treating people with anorexia and can help you through the obstacles it offers. We collaborate to investigate underlying reasons, address issues associated to distorted body image, and develop healthy coping skills.
Individuals suffering from anorexia nervosa require the assistance of a skilled counsellor. They create a safe and accepting atmosphere in which to investigate the underlying reasons and psychological variables that contribute to the disease. The counsellor uses evidence-based therapeutic techniques to assist clients in challenging inaccurate body image views, addressing emotional concerns, and developing healthy coping skills. The counsellor collaborates with the client to set personalised treatment goals, support them during nutritional rehabilitation, and guide them on the path to recovery and enhanced well-being. The long-term health risks of anorexia are considerable. Depending on the severity of the condition we may have to refer you to your GP or a specialised service provider in the health system.
Counselling for Bulimia
Bulimia Nervosa is defined by frequent binge eating episodes, which are followed by compensatory behaviours such as self-induced vomiting, excessive exercise, or laxative abuse. We offer a safe and supportive environment to address the emotional and psychological causes that underpin bulimia at [Your Counselling Centre]. Our counsellors use evidence-based methods to help you build healthy eating habits, improve your body image, and develop long-term coping skills.
One of our qualified will work with you to identify emotional triggers and psychological variables that contribute to the illness, and they use evidence-based strategies to create healthier eating habits, improve body image, and develop effective coping mechanisms for managing binge-purge behaviours. The counsellor also collaborates with you to address underlying issues such as low self-esteem, anxiety, or trauma that may contribute to the start and continuation of bulimia.
Counselling for Binge Eating
Binge Eating Disorder is defined by recurring bouts of ingesting huge amounts of food in a short period, which are frequently accompanied by guilt and lack of control. Our counsellors understand the complexities of this condition and offer non-judgmental support to assist you in regaining control of your eating habits. We address underlying emotional causes and provide you with effective ways to manage the temptation to binge through personalised therapy sessions. We recommend visiting Mental Health Ireland to learn more about Binge Eating and other eating disorders.
By employing proven therapeutic approaches, your counselor can aid you in fostering a healthier connection with food and addressing underlying issues such as emotional distress, low self-esteem, or body image insecurities that contribute to binge eating. Additionally, the counselor can assist clients in developing effective coping mechanisms and encouraging self-care practices to effectively manage urges and establish sustainable, positive changes in behavior over the long term.
Overcoming Eating Disorders: Taking the First Step
Consider counselling and psychotherapy for eating disorders if you are looking for a helpful source of support. Our therapists can offer assistance, new views, and effective ways for navigating body image issues and related eating disorders. Contacting us at Blanchardstown Therapy Centre is the first step towards building a healthier relationship with food and your body.