Anna Saunders, a clinical psychologist in London, clarifies what anorexia means in terms of an eating disorder, rather than the traditional definition of a nervous loss of appetite. 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
Traditionally, anorexia means a nervous loss of appetite. That’s not really what the disorder is about. The disorder is often not about perfectionism and control, and managing life and emotions through managing what a person eats, because that’s the bit of their life they feel they can control.