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Brayman Center For Emotional Eating

Floral Park, New York - USA (Nassau County)

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Brayman Center for Emotional Eating in Floral Park, NY, Can Help Determine Causes for Emotional Eating
Emotional eating is defined as eating in response to an emotion, such as stress, sadness, or another similar feeling. Brayman Center for Emotional Eating, 120 Floral Parkway, Ste. 1, Floral Park, NY, knows that emotional eating occurs even when a person is not hungry, and therefore can be considered a problem that requires treatment just as any other emotional problem would.

However, emotional eating is an issue with its own unique manifestations, requiring specific therapy protocols. Counselors are not often trained to solely address emotional eating; rather, it is sometimes "lumped in" with other emotional problems.

At Brayman Center for Emotional Eating, though, counselors are specifically trained to deal with the issues that cause emotional eating, and they know how to approach them with a person from Nassau County who is dealing with this. By doing this, they can ensure that the person will receive therapy that will help in overcoming this problem.

Therapy for emotional eating includes counseling to get at the underlying cause for the problem. These can include the reasons listed in the first paragraph, as well as environmental or other factors that may have a connection with this.

For example, a person who grew up in Floral Park in an environment where emotional abuse occurred may have turned to eating as a way of coping. The realization that this was happening may have come later in life, when the person was finally able to leave the environment. At that time, the person may have also come to the realization that she would need to seek help in Nassau County in order to permanently change this.

When treatment is sought at Brayman Center for Emotional Eating, the Floral Park resident is able to do this. She can talk with a counselor who will help her deal with the lingering feelings that resulted from the emotional abuse and caused the emotional eating.

She will also receive behavioral therapy that will help her "re-train" her mind so that she can recognize when she is tempted to engage in emotional eating. She can then use the coping mechanisms she has learned at Brayman Center for Emotional Eating to avoid this.

Nassau County residents may not be all that familiar with emotional eating disorders. They may want to learn more about this so that they can be more informed on this topic. They can do so by writing to or visiting Brayman Center for Emotional Eating, 120 Floral Parkway Ste. 1, Floral Park, New York 11001, or calling 516-784-5218 or 1-888-565-6401. It may be that by receiving this information, they recognize the signs of emotional eating in themselves or someone they know. If this is the case, they will already be in a position to seek or offer help.

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