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What is a binge eating disorder?

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Chelsea based private psychologist Anna Saunders explains what binge eating means and how it’s defined as an eating disorder, compelling people to consume food faster and in larger quantities. 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 https://www.thechelseapsychologyclinic.com

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Binge eating disorder is when people experience a compulsion and are unable to inhibit to eat extra food or more food in a short space of time. So usually, it will involve eating faster and larger quantities. There is a difference between subjective and objective bingeing, and they could say, they can be both. So, people might feel that they’re bingeing, but objectively that they may not be. But, usually, with binge eating there is overeating but without any way of compensating for it, so no exercise or purging.

Dr Anna Saunders

Dr Anna Saunders

19 June 2022

"Dr Anna Saunders completed her undergraduate degree in psychology at University College, London (UCL) with first class honours. She also completely her doctorate in Clinical Psychology at UCL in 2007. Dr Saunders worked in a specialist treatment service in central London for the NHS working with complex difficulties for many years as well as developing a private practice since 2015."

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Athena is a Pilates instructor with 8 years’ experience in the field. After completing a Power Pilates Mat Certification in Athens, she went on to complete the Full Comprehensive Classical Pilates Certification with Equinox in Kensington.  She has been teaching Pilates at Equinox for the past 6 years in addition to her own private clients who she trains both face to face and virtually.

Athena has a passion for helping people get stronger and fitter as well as helping those recovering from injury regain their strength and mobility.  Over the years, she has worked with athletes to incorporate Pilates into their training and improve performance. Athena has also worked with prenatal and postnatal women who may be experiencing depression or other mental health difficulties and used Pilates to facilitate a positive impact on their mental health.

Athena is very passionate about improving physical and mental well-being and has recently incorporated Sound Healing into her work, as she believes it to be one of the best ways of ‘letting go’ and releasing stale energy whilst increasing greater self-awareness.