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Jeanne Rust, PhD

I have been treating eating disorders for over 25 years and I have a doctorate in clinical psychology. I am an expert in anorexia, bulimia and binge eating disorders and in co-occurring disorders as well -- depression, anxiety, obsessive compulsive disorder, etc. I was the official eating disorder therapist for the University of Arizona athletic department and love working with girls and women of all ages! 12 years ago I started my own treatment centers in Arizona where we treat adolescents and adults. I love working with people and have been helping people online since 1994. My hearts go out to the people out there who are unable to find help, who aren't sure whether they need help, and who don't have much of an understanding of the terrible consequences, emotionally and physically, that go hand in hand with the eating disorder. I view eating disorders as coping mechanisms that people use when they are under stress. I believe that eating disorders most times have many similarities whether it is anorexia, bulimia, or binge eating. The good news is that people can heal from an eating disorder and learn to create the lives they would like to live.

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2017-03-03 "Relapse":

Oh no! I am so sorry you are going through this Steve. Is it possible for you to start seeing a therapist and/or a dietitian who specializes in eating disorders? I know it wasn't a possibility the last

2017-03-03 Relapse?:

Oh, my, dear Steve --    Recovery is all about working on your underlying issues -- the reasons why you're bulimic -- and it has nothing to do with weight!!  Please get  some therapy or some online help

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