Eating Disorder Therapist

by lbrowngoc
Last updated 5 years ago

Discipline:
Health & Fitness
Subject:
Health
Grade:
10

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Eating Disorder Therapist

Bulimia is an illness in which a person binges on food or has regular episodes of overeating and feels a loss of control. The person then uses different methods -- such as vomiting or abusing laxatives -- to prevent weight gain.

Eating Disorder Therapist

Anorexia nervosa is an eating disorder that makes people lose more weight than is considered healthy for their age and height.

Across the nation, the average wage for this occupation was $19.67 an hour, and the average salary was $40,920 a year.

These professionals facilitate therapy sessions and may practice various forms of psychotherapy, such as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Family-Based Therapy, and more. An eating disorder therapist may also treat co-occurring disorders in their practice.

This is an example of where an eating disorders therapist would work.


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