Eating Disorders Therapist 2018-01-07T11:07:33+00:00

Do You Need an Eating Disorders Therapist?

Do You Need an Eating Disorders Therapist? St. Louis, MO


Do you wake up every morning determined to control your eating and weight?


Do you go to bed every night disappointed in yourself and feeling like a failure?

You may need an eating disorders therapist for help with anorexia, bulimia, binge eating disorder, or a food addiction.

Maybe you aren’t sure that you have an eating disorder. Think of it this way: If your decisions about food and weight are based on your emotions or body hatred, you may not be eating in a healthy way. If it feels like you have a food addiction, you may have lost control over your eating. If you overeat, binge, purge, cut way back on calories, over-exercise, go on repeated diets and rebound in weight – this may be an eating disorder. If you can’t stop thinking about your weight or your eating, this is another sign.

As your eating disorders therapist, I will help you evaluate the seriousness of the situation and tell you how I might help.

I have 30 years of experience as a full-time eating disorders therapist and specialist.

My private practice is a warm, supportive, personal alternative to large treatment centers.

My approach is to start with a careful evaluation and to respect that struggling with an eating disorder is a person’s attempt to cope. Together, we explore the meaning of the symptoms and work on finding healthier, more effective ways of handling stress, emotional pain, and relationship problems.

Treatment options include individual, family, and group therapy. If you are a parent of a child who has an eating disorder, I can answer your questions.

For professionals, I offer consultation and training. For the public, I offer workshops and public speaking tailored to the needs of your organization.

Take some time now to explore my website.

There is plenty of information about eating disorders, recovery, my qualifications, and my treatment approach. Find out about my fees and insurance.  Think about what it would be like to get help with food and improve your body image. I would be glad to talk with you before you make any decisions about therapy.

You CAN recover from an eating disorder or food addiction.

Email or Call Me at (314) 446-2899 for a Free Phone Consultation.

We will talk about your situation and how I can help.

Patricia Kylie Dennis, PhD, LCSW

Contact Me to ask questions and find out how I can help you.

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