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How coaching can help individuals suffering from eating disorders

No one can make you get better, but I hope I can help you to see that getting better is something you want to do, and can do. 


Even if you are not completely ready to give up your eating disorder, does some part of you want to get better? Is some part of you interested, or at least willing to explore the possibility of having a better life?  


Working together, we can tailor a program that is individualized, meets you where you are right now, and is set at a pace that works for you.



I can support and guide you to: 

  • Strengthen your healthy self so you are better equipped to fight back against your eating disorder self


  • Work in the “here and now” to facilitate real change to healthy thoughts and behaviours


  • Support you through meals, shopping trips and other outings


  • Meet and be accountable to goals set by your therapist and/or dietician, if appropriate


  • Deal with your eating disorder thoughts and behaviours during challenging situations


  • Cultivate meaning, purpose and sacredness in your life, because letting go of your eating disorder will help you live a more meaningful life, and living a more meaningful life will help you let go of your eating disorder


Collaboration.    Compassion.     Connection.

The difference between coaches and therapists
My role as a coach differs from that of a therapist.
Both serve a vital purpose in recovery!


  • Can diagnose and “treat” eating disorders

  • Can diagnose and treat other comorbid issues (e.g. depression, anxiety, substance abuse, etc)

  • Therapists are trained to help clients work on underlying issues exploring the WHY the eating disorder might have developed

  • Therapy sessions are generally one hour and take place in an office setting

  •  Therapists are in charge of the ongoing assessment, establishing treatment goals and carrying out the overall treatment plan


  • Does not diagnose conditions or treat them. Instead, helps support the work and goals of the client’s clinicians

  • Refers to a therapist for treatment of any co-morbid issues (e.g. depression, anxiety, substance abuse)

  • Coaches are trained to work on the “here and now” helping the client to accomplish day to day behavior changes

  • Coaching sessions can be held anywhere, anytime the client needs them, in the home, at the grocery store, at work, at school, at restaurants – and coaches can be hired as 24/7 live-ins and are available for day to day support by text and email.

  • Coaches assist clients in accomplishing established treatment goals.

Disclaimer:  As a coach, I am not a licensed health or mental health practitioner and do not take the place of such, thus I cannot provide medical, nutritional, psychological or other services designated for practice by a licensed professional, provide treatment, or give professional advice. If you are seeking a diagnosis or treatment for a physical or mental health concern, please seek advice from a licensed clinician or physician. The content of this website is provided for informational purposes only. Nothing in this website should be considered or used as a substitute for professional medical or mental health advice, diagnosis, or treatment.

“What is it you plan to do with your one wild and precious life?”

      (adapted from Mary Oliver)

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