If you’ve experienced trauma or had attachment issues in childhood, then there’s a chance this is affecting your eating. Counselor Paula Scatoloni does a good job of explaining these interrelationships based on new theories of trauma. The bottom line is that counselors now have better tools for addressing a painful relationship with food whether it rises to the level of eating disorder or not.
Paula’s article will help you understand what’s going on, as well as her approach to healing. An advantage of these new tools and healing therapies is that they work with the body as opposed to traditional talk therapy.