Alexandra, Anxiety, Blog, Body Image, Eating Disorders

Are You Ready to Let go of Body Image Anxiety for a Funner Summer?

If the idea of putting on a bikini (or any swimsuit) this summer fills you with an icy wave of anxiety that’s colder than any  pool in Arizona…you’re not alone. So many of us struggle with feelings of guilt, shame or terror around wearing a swimsuit. We know that no one is judging us but […]

Alexandra, Anxiety, Binge Eating, Blog, Eating Disorders, Uncategorized

3 Ways Anxiety Impacts Your Appetite

Anxiety can have a huge impact on your appetite. You might find yourself worrying about what you’re eating or not eating when you’re feeling anxious. Or maybe you eat to try to calm your anxiety and find yourself eating without even tasting or enjoying your food. You Eat When You’re Anxious or Emotional If you […]

Alexandra, Anxiety, Binge Eating, Eating Disorders, Food

Secrets of Successful Intuitive Eating

  You’ve probably heard of intuitive eating. It’s a popular topic on social media. And while I’m a huge fan of intuitive eating (it helped me heal my own relationship with food and I’ve helped many clients turn their relationship with food around following intuitive eating principles) there is a lot of misinformation about what […]

Alexandra, Body Image, Eating Disorders

Lisa Rinna Blames Herself for her Daughter’s Eating Disorder. But What Really Causes Eating Disorders?

Have you ever wondered what caused your eating disorder? Or if you’re a parent of a child with an eating disorder maybe you wonder if you’re to blame. During a recent episode of Desperate Housewives Lisa Rinna’s daughter came forward with her struggle with anorexia. Rinna responded by stating “You know, it’s, like, ‘What did we […]

Alexandra, Binge Eating, Blog, Eating Disorders, Self Confidence

Your Weight Doesn’t Determine Your Health

  The obesity epidemic is a hot topic. So is weight loss or the “battle of the bulge”. In fact, the idea that losing weight is good for your health is so widely accepted that most of us never question it. It’s normal to get weighed during a trip to the doctor and any weight […]

Couples Counseling, Marriage, Relationship Counseling, Relationships

The Number One Relationship Killer

Working with countless couples over the years, I have seen time and again why marriages crumble and may even end in divorce. The factors contributing to divorce are numerous but, without fail, there is one consistent reason marriages end. Divorce is imminent when a couple refuses to address, cope and let go of their mutual […]