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It can be tough to cultivate and maintain a healthy relationship with food. That’s why millions of people deal with eating disorders. If an eating disorder is negatively affecting your life, it’s time to get professional counseling from an eating disorder therapist.

Whether you are located in downtown Santa Barbara, the suburbs of Santa Barbara, other nearby places such as Ventura, Lompoc, or anywhere else in California, Mental Health Match can help you easily find an experienced therapist or counselor who best meets your needs.

Signs of an Eating Disorder

There are many types of eating disorders that present in various ways. Here are the signs associated with some of the most common eating disorders:

  • Anorexia: being underweight, having your self-esteem tied to your weight, restrictive eating, fear of gaining weight.
  • Binge eating disorder: recurring binging episodes, lack of control over how much you eat during a binge.
  • Bulimia: Binge eating, purging, fear of gaining weight.
  • Orthorexia: An unhealthy obsession with healthy eating.
  • Avoidant/Restrictive Food Intake Disorder (ARFID): weight loss, avoidance of food, food restriction, abnormal eating habits.

Read this article by licensed therapist Allison Summer to learn about the role a distorted body image plays in eating disorders and how to overcome it.

Get Eating Disorder Counseling Today!

Left untreated, eating disorders can get worse and worse. So, it’s best to address unhealthy eating habits at their onset. Mental Health Match can help you find an eating disorder therapist to help you discover the reason(s) behind your eating habits, understand your relationship with food, learn new thought patterns and behaviors, and reach your personal goals. Start by browsing below or using our free therapist matching tool.

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Explore and dismantle your negative core beliefs, work through stuck emotions and tap into your unique inner strengths. We will work on freeing your mind and body of repetitive thought patterns keeping you stuck.


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Explore and dismantle your negative core beliefs, work through stuck emotions and tap into your unique inner strengths. We will work on freeing your mind and body of repetitive thought patterns keeping you stuck.

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My use of mindfulness in sessions. I enjoy incorporating meditation, breathwork, and creative arts modalities when appropriate. I encourage exploration of self. I will challenge and rewire your negative, self-limiting beliefs holding you back

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Help you understand the biological, psychological, social, cultural, spiritual aspects that shape your wellbeing.

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I am holistic in that I incorporate somatic experience. I am also a straight forward, solution-focused therapist.

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Dr. Kalana Greer
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Focus on what’s important to you and help you see blind spots to meet your life and internal goals more effectively.


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Focus on what’s important to you and help you see blind spots to meet your life and internal goals more effectively.

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Sarah Sanchez
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walk through this journey together. I know it can be difficult to uncover some hurts you have been through, but you will not be alone in that process.


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walk through this journey together. I know it can be difficult to uncover some hurts you have been through, but you will not be alone in that process.

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My goal is to provide a safe, supportive, and caring environment for you. I believe that every person has an opportunity to grow in their life, but sometimes we need to heal the root before we can grow.

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Christina Khouie
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Work together to help you achieve your goals and ultimately enhance your quality of life.

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I utilize a direct yet compassionate solution focused manner with my clients. I utilize evidence based modalities such as cognitive behavioral therapy and dialectical behavioral therapy.

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