The Binge Eating and Compulsive Overeating Workbook: An Integrated Approach to Overcoming Disordered Eating

The Binge Eating and Compulsive Overeating Workbook: An Integrated Approach to Overcoming Disordered Eating

by Carolyn Coker Ross

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The Binge Eating and Compulsive Overeating Workbook: An Integrated Approach to Overcoming Disordered Eating by Carolyn Coker Ross

Some people use food to calm themselves when they feel overwhelmed. Others find it difficult to discern between eating out of hunger and eating out of habit. There are nearly as many reasons why people overeat as there are reasons to stop. While overeating can often bring comfort in the short term, it can lead to feelings of guilt later on. If you feel like you're caught in a cycle of unhealthy eating that you can't stop, this workbook can help you overcome it.

In The Binge Eating and Compulsive Overeating Workbook, you'll learn skills and nutrition guidelines recommended by doctors and therapists for healthy eating and how to quell the often overpowering urge to overeat. Using a variety of practices drawn from complementary and alternative medicine, you'll replace unhealthy habits with nourishing rewards and relaxation practices. This potent combination of therapies will help you end your dependence on overeating as a way to cope with unpleasant feelings and shows you how to develop new strategies for a healthier lifestyle.

This workbook will help you:

  • Identify the trigger foods and feelings that spur you to binge or overeat
  • Determine how stress, depression, and anxiety may be affecting your eating
  • Calm yourself in stressful times with nourishing self-care practices
  • Learn to appreciate and accept your body

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781572245914
Publisher: New Harbinger Publications
Publication date: 07/01/2009
Series: The New Harbinger Whole-Body Healing Ser
Pages: 256
Sales rank: 191,270
Product dimensions: 7.90(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author


Carolyn Coker Ross, MD, MPH, is an internationally known author, speaker, expert, and pioneer in the use of integrative medicine for the treatment of eating disorders, obesity, and addictions. She is a graduate of Andrew Weil’s Fellowship in Integrative Medicine program, and former head of the eating disorder program at internationally renowned Sierra Tucson. Ross is a consultant for treatment centers around the US, and author of three books, including The Binge Eating and Compulsive Overeating Workbook and her recent book, The Emotional Eating Workbook. Ross currently has a private practice in Denver, CO, and San Diego, CA, specializing in integrative medicine for treating eating disorders, addictions, mood and anxiety disorders, and obesity.

Ross is available for speaking engagements, and has spoken nationally and internationally on integrative medicine therapies for eating disorders and addictions. Her topics include integrative medicine for mental health issues, the treatment of food and body-image issues, and eating disorders and addictions. For more information, visit www.carolynrossmd.com/professional-services/speaking-engagements.

Ross also offers consulting services to help treatment centers build and incorporate eating disorder and addiction programs. For more information, visit www.carolynrossmd.com/professional-services/consultations.

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Reach Carolyn Ross by phone at 303-355-2445, or by e-mail at carolyn@carolynrossmd.com.

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