Binge Eating Disorder Therapy

Binge eating is an eating disorder where you regularly eat large amounts of food quickly. The binge eating is often planned and may involve specific foods you've selected especially for binging on.

It's different from bulimia where you throw up the food after eating. With binge eating disorder you just overeat, but to an unhealthy extent and often triggered by psychological issues. Therapy can treat this.

Find a therapist who can help you with binge eating

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If you have binge eating disorder, it may help you to talk to a therapist. Here's a selection of the verified and qualified therapists on PlusGuidance who can help you identify and work with you to overcome this. Most of them offer consultations.


During binges, you eat much faster than normal

You tend to eat until you're uncomfortably full

You may eat alone or in secret because you're embarrassed about the binge eating

You eat a lot when you're not hungry

Shame, disgust or guilt after binge eating

Feeling 'dazed' during some binge eating sessions, especially at night

Sometimes, you may be unable to recall what you ate during a binge eating episode

You may include 'special foods' in your binges

Planning the binge eating in advance

Periods of cutting down on food to make up for the increased calorie intake from binge sessions


Weight gain, obesity

High cholesterol or blood pressure

Diabetes can develop over time

Low self-esteem can trigger and make binge eating worse

Past trauma can trigger binge eating

Feelings of anger, stress, loneliness and boredom

Negative body image and feeling pressured to have the perfect body

Depression, anxiety

Attempts to restrict your diet can lead to an overwhelming need to overeat later

Certain hormonal levels may make you more inclined than other people to overeat

"I had some consultations and then found the therapist I’m now working successfully with. PlusGuidance is giving people opportunities that just haven’t existed before - a new way to approach mental health treatment."

- Rohan

Why Use PlusGuidance

If what we describe above sounds like you, it may be worth talking to a qualified therapist that can help you work your way through this. PlusGuidance is a convenient way to get access to the right therapist for you. The website has a broad list of therapists specialising in binge eating and other eating disorders so you’re bound to find the right one for you.

PlusGuidance also offers you four ways to have sessions with your preferred therapist: Online video, voice calls, messaging or in-person at the therapist's office. All online communications are secure and comply with the highest standards of data protection.


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