Beware the ‘This Is Not A Diet’ Diet

By Patricia Ravitz | February 1, 2018

The diet industry has rebranded itself. Now that diets have a bad reputation and there is lots of talk about how diets don’t work, the diet industry has rebranded itself. Diet and fitness gurus are still trying to sell us the next new diet, the one that really works, but they are calling it by another…

Healing Your Eating Disorder

By Patricia Ravitz | August 6, 2017

Healing an eating disorder is a journey, a journey to the center of your being, to the memories of past traumas and feelings you have buried. It is a journey to the forgotten or never recognize wounds you have sustained. Your therapist is your guide, your Sherpa, who will guide and accompany you as you…

Is Sugar Addiction Real?

By Patricia Ravitz | July 16, 2017

There has been a lot in the news lately about sugar addiction. We know the reward center in the brain is activated when we eat sugar. We know eating too much sugar too frequently, including products with hidden sugar, can cause a craving for more and more sugar. If you feel like you are addicted…

Thinking About Food

By Patricia Ravitz | March 20, 2017

Do you wish you could stop obsessing about food? You may think the opposite of obsessing about food, is not thinking about food at all. Wrong! What is the difference between obsessing about food and thinking about food? This topic came up in group just the other day, and when you’ve spent years obsessing about every…