The eating disorder voice. It’s that cruel and convincing critic chiming in - often and relentlessly.
Sometimes it’s louder and other times it’s softer, but it’s omnipresent:
"I should be able to do this. Why can't I do this?!"
“You’ll feel so much better when you lose weight. Remember how happy you were then?”
"Diet starts tomorrow."
"You're not sick enough to ask for help."
"You have to do this on your own. If you ask for help, you're weak."
"You'll never be good / thin / happy / capable enough!"
"Ugh. You're so fat."
"Why don't you have
"Why can't you look more like [fill in the blank]?"
"Just a few more pounds and then you'll be content."
"Losing weight is the answer to [fill in the blank]."
"If my stomach were flatter..."
"I don't have an eating disorder. I know people who look much worse than me."
"I'm so disgusting."
"I can't stop."
"I'm so overwhelmed."
YOU ARE ARE SO MUCH MORE THAN AN
...FOR REAL, THOUGH.
Natalie strongly believes in an integrative approach to eating disorder treatment which includes:
cognitive behavioral therapy, dialectical behavioral therapy, psychoanalytic, mindfulness & somatic approaches.
Her philosophy is informed by HAES and Intuitive Eating, as well as self-compassion and body kindness.
Natalie creates an all-inclusive safe space to explore the eating disorder "voice", eating disorder behaviors and the root of the challenges for all bodies, races, genders and abilities.
As someone who has personally struggled with the complexities of an eating disorder, Natalie has an intimate understanding of the struggles one faces when challenging the eating disorder voice and behaviors, though each person's experience is unique.
Please see below for
frequently asked questions.
Each individual varies based on their needs.
Treatment suggestions may change based on the severity of the eating disorder.