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Allyson Inez Ford, MA, LPCCAllyson Inez Ford · Jan 06, 2024 · 4 min read

Signs it’s Time for a New Eating Disorder Therapist

It Might Be Time for a New Eating Disorder Therapist If:
You Are Given Ultimatums for Care
There Is No Discussion About How Social Factors Impact Your Experience
Outdated and Harmful Techniques Are Used
Your Therapist Defines Recovery for You
Most Sessions Are About Food Intake
Neurodivergent Accommodations Are Not Honored
Sessions Consistently Feel Like Lectures
Allyson Inez Ford, MA, LPCC
Ever since I was young, I knew I wanted to get into a career path that would make a difference in people’s lives. I grew up watching several family members struggle with mental illness including addiction, anxiety and depression. Then, in my late teens I developed an eating disorder.
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