As women, most of us are told in one way or another throughout the course of our lives, that we are only really welcome in the world if our bodies are found to be attractive to other people based on the beauty standards of our time.
Imagine talking to your body parts lovingly, imagine them talking to you. These are your treasures that you get to keep
Somewhere between indifference, constant guilt, and food as a chore, is the goal of genuinely enjoying food for all the joy that it can bring us.
...if you don't like your therapist, and/or you think your therapist doesn't like you, you are not likely to experience the changes your are hoping for.
"They say they love me, but if they really knew, who I am... what I've done...."
We have power to act and and to influence another person's journey with mental illness, but we do not have all the power.
Counselling can also help you to build a healthier relationships with anxiety and depression or sadness, as each may be useful at various points in your life, and each may be destructive at other times.