Clinical psychologist Steven Mahan, talks about the types of emotions and situations that can influence eating behaviours, which may cause difficulties, though they may not necessarily be eating disorders. https://www.thechelseapsychologyclinic.com Chelsea Psychology Clinic are a group of London psychologists and psychiatrists offering private psychological therapy and psychiatry treatment from their premises across central London and Chelsea. The private therapy sessions cover the following areas: – Acceptance & Commitment Therapy – Cognitive Analytic Therapy – Cognitive-behavioural Therapy – Couples Therapy – Dialectical-behaviour Therapy – Mentalisation Based Treatment – Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy – Schema Therapy
So, typically, you might know you have a difficult relationship with food if whenever you eat or whenever you’re faced with a situation where you have to eat such as going out for a meal with friends, you experience a surge of emotions such as anxiety or low mood. Or maybe you’ve just eaten some food and you feel particularly disgusted with yourself or feeling like you’re quite fat. So it’s any negative emotional experience after you have eaten food. If you are experiencing that, it might be that you are struggling with your eating behaviours. You might not necessarily have an eating disorder and you don’t necessarily need to have an eating disorder to be able to have psychological therapy for your relationship with food.