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Online Eating Disorder Therapy

How much time do you spend thinking about food, your body, exercise? Do you find yourself declining dinner invitations or avoiding parties out of fear of the food? Constantly thinking about your next meal, next binge, when can you work out, or your appearance? Our society is deeply enmeshed in diet culture, unattainable body standards, and fat shaming leading many to engage in disordered eating and eating disorders. How much does it affect you? At Humankind Psych, we specialize in providing compassionate online eating disorder therapy, designed to help you regain control and find a healthier relationship with food and your body.

What are Eating Disorders? 

Eating disorders can present differently from person to person. No matter how they manifest, people struggling with eating disorders and disordered eating all deserve help. Here are the ways eating disorders can present. 

Pica: Eating nonnutritive, nonfood substances

Rumination: Regurgitation of food. Re-chewing, spitting foods out.

Avoidant/Restrictive Food Intake Disorder: lack of interest in eating or avoidance of foods leading nutitional deficiency or significant weight changes

Anorexia: Restriction of energy needs leading to significantly low weight, fears of gaining weight, body image disturbance 

Binge-Eating Disorder: Recurrent binge eating episodes, feeling a lack of control. 

Bulimia: Eating a large portion of food during a distrete amount of time with inappropriate compensatory measures to prevent weight gain (e.g., self-induced vomiting, over-exercise, or periods of restriction.

Other Specified Feeding or Eating Disorder (OSFED): Eating disorders that do not fit into the categories listed above including “Atypical” anorexia, lower frequency/duration of bulimia and binge-eating symptoms, purging disorder, night eating syndrome. 

Eating Disorder Treatment Chigago, IL

At HumanKind, our treatment team will help you uncover ways your relationship with food is harming your health or quality of life, and join with you to develop trust and nurturance in your body through Intuitive Eating. Our clinicians work with diverse adult populations through incorporation of mindfulness, skill building, insight and a deeper dive into your personal values and priorities, to help you make peace with food and your body. We approach our clients as individuals and incorporate evidence based therapeutic techniques such as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Adlerian Psychology, Feminist Theory, Humanistic and Existential Psychology, and Family Systems theory. We are aligned with the Health at Every Size (HAES) philosophy and believe that all humans, in all bodies, are deserving of compassion and dignity. 

About HumanKind

HumanKind Psych is paneled as an in-network provider for the following insurance plans:

  • Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Illinois (PPO Plans and Blue Choice Plans)

  • Cigna PPO

If we are not in-network with your insurance plan, you may see us as an out-of-network provider and submit a bill to your insurance company. They may reimburse you. 

 

Our out-of-pocket fees are as follows: 

Initial Intake Session (60-75 minutes) - $185

Therapy Session (50 minutes) - $160

We also reserve select spots on our caseloads for sliding-scale arrangements based on financial need. HumanKind Psych offers specialized online support for individuals facing eating disorder challenges, ensuring that they receive the tailored care they need.

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