The shame you are feeling over your eating disorder can be replaced with compassion and hopeAugust 28, 2013 • Posted in:
There is a great deal of shame involved with eating disorders. Shame over your body’s shape and size. Shame for depriving your body of the food and nutrients it needs. Shame over a million different things related to your self-image and the issues you are experiencing. If you or someone you love is suffering from an eating disorder, it is important to remember that you are not alone.
A Place of Hope has been treating eating disorders compassionately and with great results for over two decades. We are familiar with the shame you are feeling, and how difficult it is for you to reach out for the help you need, or even believe that such help is possible. We are here to tell you that it is. When you reach out to us for treatment, you will find an environment of compassion, support and understanding of who you are and what you are going through. There is no shaming here, only total acceptance. And by getting to the core of who you are as a person, we can begin to help you heal in a real and lasting way.
The extreme emotions, attitudes and behaviors associated with weight and food issues are ones that many others share with you here in this moment. Part of what makes treatment at our Center for Counseling and Health Resources so healthy is the realization that you are not alone in terms of what you are experiencing. While your experiences as an individual with an eating disorder are certainly unique, the support you find in terms of those who can relate to what you are experiencing can be an invaluable tool in your recovery.
We know that the issues you are experiencing may seem overwhelming, and though your situation may feel hopeless the truth is that hope is always available to you. It takes great courage to reach out for help, but when you do the rewards can be beautiful and offer renewal in your life. If you are suffering from an eating disorder you are not alone. Compassion, support and understanding are available to you today at A Place of Hope.
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