Are you suffering from an eating disorder? No matter your age or gender, you can get help. With treatment, you can work towards healthier eating habits.
Admitting that you have an eating disorder is a very important step towards recovery. Dr. Franco aims to help you with individualized treatment plans, tailored to your particular situation and needs. Dr. Franco provides therapy and support for an array of eating disorders, including anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, binge-eating disorder.
Treatment with Dr. Franco for eating disorders focuses on treating both thoughts and behaviors. In the initial stage, you and Dr. Franco will form a plan to transform your behavior and eating habits to healthier patterns. Once you are stable, you and Dr. Franco can address the root causes of your eating disorder.
Most eating disorders involve hyperfocusing on your weight, body image and food. In people with eating disorders, this hyperfocus leads to dangerous eating behaviors. Eating disorders can cause permanent harm to your body and overall health. With treatment, you may be able to restore your health and enjoy a higher quality of life.
Eating disorder treatment can help you
Working with Dr. Franco you can learn to:
- Cope with negative emotions in a healthy way
- Transform negative views of yourself and improve your self-esteem
- Have a healthy relationship with food
- Love and trust yourself
- Accept and internalize your feelings
- Adopt healthier behaviors and a healthier lifestyle
In therapy, Dr. Franco will use evidence-based modalities, including cognitive behavior therapy, to help you recover. Your therapy with Dr. Franco can be used in combination with other eating disorder treatments and support groups. We accept referrals from physicians, eating disorder centers, hospitals, psychiatrists, and self-referrals.