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Eating Disorder Counseling Albany NY

Eating disorder counseling in Albany helps patients diagnosed with eating disorders and body image disorders such as anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, and binge eating. Counseling may include psychotherapy as well as nutritional counseling and nutritional monitoring to create healthy eating habits. See below for more information and to gain access to qualified eating disorder psychologists in Albany, NY.

Johnel D. Bushell
(518) 482-1815
One Pinnacle Pl, Ste 207
Albany, NY
Services
Eating Disorder (e.g., compulsive eating, anorexia, bulimia), Health Services Consultation to Business or Organizations, Mood Disorder (e.g., depression, manic-depressive disorder), PostTraumatic Stress Disorder or Acute Trauma Reaction, Personality Disorder (e.g., borderline, antisocial)
Ages Served
Adults (18-64 yrs.)
Adolescents (13-17 yrs.)
Older adults (65 yrs. or older)
Education Info
Doctoral Program: Antioch University New England
Credentialed Since: 1990-05-03

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Barbara F. Pats
(518) 439-0090
413 Kenwood Ave
Delmar, NY
Services
Individual Psychotherapy, Adjustment Disorder (e.g., bereavement, acad, job, mar, or fam prob), Mood Disorder (e.g., depression, manic-depressive disorder), Eating Disorder (e.g., compulsive eating, anorexia, bulimia), Anxiety Disorder (e.g., generalized anxiety, phobia, panic or obsessive-compulsive disorder)
Ages Served
Adults (18-64 yrs.)
Adolescents (13-17 yrs.)
Children (3-12 yrs.)
Older adults (65 yrs. or older)
Education Info
Doctoral Program: Ohio St U
Credentialed Since: 1993-03-15

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Jessica L. Seidenberg
(518) 861-5780
122 Lark Street
Altamont, NY
Services
Adjustment Disorder (e.g., bereavement, acad, job, mar, or fam prob), Eating Disorder (e.g., compulsive eating, anorexia, bulimia), Anxiety Disorder (e.g., generalized anxiety, phobia, panic or obsessive-compulsive disorder), Couples Psychotherapy, Mood Disorder (e.g., depression, manic-depressive disorder)
Ages Served
Adults (18-64 yrs.)
Adolescents (13-17 yrs.)
Older adults (65 yrs. or older)
Education Info
Doctoral Program: New York University
Credentialed Since: 1996-02-26

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Ms. Donna M Lochner
(518) 456-7030
Albany, NY
Specialties
Depression, Relationship Issues, Eating Disorders
Qualification
School: College of St. Rose, Masters Degree in Counseling
Year of Graduation: 2002
Years In Practice: 15+ Years
Patient Info
Ethnicity: Any
Gender: Female
Age: Adults
Average Cost
$50 - $110
Payment Methods
Sliding Scale: Yes
Accepts Credit Cards: No

Allan N. Schwartz , C.S.W., Ph.D
(212) 410-4751
4 East 89 Street
New York, NY
Specialty
Therapist(s) specializing in eating disorders
Additional Information
I am a clinical social worker and psychotherapist in private practice in New York City. I specialize in eating disorders and have 30 years of experience as a psychotherapist and psychoanalyst. My approach for the treatment of eating disorders includes team work with a psychiatrist and nutritionist, along with the use of cognitive-behavioral as well as psychotherapeutic approaches to eating disorders.

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Susan L. Bieber
(518) 377-4093
427 New Karner Rd
Albany, NY
Services
Adjustment Disorder (e.g., bereavement, acad, job, mar, or fam prob), Anxiety Disorder (e.g., generalized anxiety, phobia, panic or obsessive-compulsive disorder), Couples Psychotherapy, Eating Disorder (e.g., compulsive eating, anorexia, bulimia), Mood Disorder (e.g., depression, manic-depressive disorder)
Ages Served
Adolescents (13-17 yrs.)
Adults (18-64 yrs.)
Children (3-12 yrs.)
Education Info
Doctoral Program: University at Albany/SUNY
Credentialed Since: 1988-09-07

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Erica Robbins Ellis
(518) 372-6080
Assoc in Mental Hlth & Neuropsych
Niskayuna, NY
Services
Individual Psychotherapy, Eating Disorder (e.g., compulsive eating, anorexia, bulimia), Family Psychotherapy, Adjustment Disorder (e.g., bereavement, acad, job, mar, or fam prob)
Ages Served
Adolescents (13-17 yrs.)
Adults (18-64 yrs.)
Children (3-12 yrs.)
Older adults (65 yrs. or older)
Education Info
Doctoral Program: University at Albany/SUNY
Credentialed Since: 1986-08-11

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Ms. Ellen Bressler-Wakesberg
Ellen Bressler-Wakesberg
(518) 399-0637
1 Brierwood Court
Glenville, NY
Credentials
Credentials: LCSW
Licensed in New York
Problems Served
Anxiety/Panic Disorders, Attention Deficit (Hyperactivity) Disorder, Behavioral Problems, Bipolar Disorders, Couple or Marital Issues, Depression, Eating Disorders, Family Dysfunction, Grief/Loss, Interpersonal Relationships, Obsessive/Compulsive Disorder,
Populations Served
Children of Divorce, Gay/Lesbian/Bisexual, Cancer Patients
Membership Organizations
HelpPro.com
Age Groups Served
Children (6-12), Adolescents (13-17), Young Adults (18-25), Adults (26-59), Seniors (60 +)

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Dr. Barbara Pats
(518) 387-9953 x4
413 Kenwood Ave
Delmar, NY
Specialties
Relationship Issues, Eating Disorders, Depression
Qualification
School: Ohio State University
Year of Graduation: 1988
Years In Practice: 20+ Years
Patient Info
Ethnicity: Any
Gender: All
Age: Children (6 to 10),Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19),Adults,Elders (65+)
Average Cost
$130 - $160
Payment Methods
Sliding Scale: Yes
Accepts Credit Cards: No

Willo Wisotsky
(631) 804-8830
35 Crooked Hill Rd, St #203
Commack, NY
Services
Eating Disorder (e.g., compulsive eating, anorexia, bulimia), Psychological Assessment, Adjustment Disorder (e.g., bereavement, acad, job, mar, or fam prob), Behavioral Health Intervention involving Medical Conditions/Disorder
Ages Served
Adolescents (13-17 yrs.)
Adults (18-64 yrs.)
Education Info
Doctoral Program: Yeshiva University
Credentialed Since: 2009-03-12

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Eating Disorder Counseling

Common Eating Disorders Defined

Eating disorders In order to help people better understand eating disorders, here are explanations of anorexia, bulimia, binge eating and orthorexia. If you or someone you know is suffering from any of these symptoms, please contact a therapist or doctor in your area right away.

Anorexia Nervosa is diagnosed when one refuses to maintain a healthy body weight, experiences an intense fear of gaining weight and a distorted body image, and has not experienced a menstrual cycles for three months in a row (in females). A BMI less than 18.5 in adults generally suggests Anorexia Nervosa. Those with this disorder are often secretive, exercise excessively, drastically restrict their intake of food, and practice other forms of self-harm. Other effects of this disorder include decreased libido, thinning hair, growth of lanugo (delicate down-like hair), consistent feeling of coldness, zinc deficiency, reduced white blood cell count, reduced immunity, sunken eyes, swollen ankles, tooth decay, constipation, dry skin, dry lips, dry hair, poor circulation, headaches, easily bruised, brittle fingernails, fainting, and starvation.

Bulimia Nervosa is diagnosed when one experiences periods of out-of-control eating binges, and purges at least twice weekly and bases self-esteem primarily on body image. Other effects of this disorder include gastric reflux, dehydration, electrolyte imbalance, pancreatitis, peptic ulcers, erosion of teeth, swollen salivary glands, and tearing of the esophagus.

Binge Eating Disorder is diagnosed when one does not exercise control over the amount eating at least twice weekly. These binges are often done when the person is not hungry, and they will eat until they are physically uncomfortable. Binges generally occur when one is alone and leaves the sufferer feeling disgusted depressed or guilty. Binges generally include unhealthy foods and lead to health issues later.

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