Being Present

Being Present

Being Present   Leo Tolstoy nailed it when he said, “There is only one time that is important – NOW!  It is the most important time because it is the only time that we have any power.” We spend so much time ruminating about the past, planning for the...
ACT Defusion

ACT Defusion

ACT Defusion A core process in ACT is called defusion.  It means separating from our thoughts—letting them come and go instead of getting all wrapped up in them.  Through defusion, our thoughts no longer have to control our actions or behaviors.  In ACT terms,...
ACT for Eating Disorders

ACT for Eating Disorders

You’re Not Broken:  ACT for Eating Disorders Why I love using ACT  Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (called ACT – and pronounced as it reads!) gets its name from its central message: learn how to accept thoughts and feelings that are out of your control and...
CBT-E For Binge Eating

CBT-E For Binge Eating

CBT-E for Binge Eating   Enhanced Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT-E) is the first line treatment for binge eating.  You may have heard of CBT—it is a thoroughly researched and proven treatment for many behavioral health conditions.  The form of CBT used for binge...