My main practice is with women, most of whom have or have ever had an eating disorder.
However, families with one or more members with an eating disorder, can come in for short term work to get a sense of how they can pull together to create a more healing environment for everyone. Usually such meetings are once a week for a
Joanna provides virtual psychotherapy to residents of California, Florida, Oregon and Utah.
Since the Covid pandemic I've learned that virtual appointments with visual connections are valuable, effective and sometimes even more personal than in person meetings.Clients are often more relaxed in their own environment. (What's it like now that therapy is virtal? a video)
Fears around food in general and some particular foods, emotional attraction to certain foods, vulnerability to binge foods, issues regarding "safe" and "unsafe" foods are certainly addressed.
Telephone consultations and private video consultations conducted through Skype are available.
These are informational meetings and relate to personal development issues and guidance as your work through the self-help exercises on this site and in my book, Healing Your Hungry Heart.