Body Image Therapy

Negative body image is the belief that one's body or parts of the body are unacceptable.

This can be difficult to avoid when we live in a culture that glorifies specific beauty ideals. We are bombarded by societal messages that our worth is connected to our appearance and size.

Mental health therapy is recommended if you are experiencing the below listed symptoms and feel that they are impacting your daily life.

Treatment can also prevent body image concerns escalating into additional mental health issues, such as eating disorders.

Let us help your self-esteem bloom.

The treatment approaches we utilize at Bloom help you address body image concerns in an effective way, rebuild a healthy self-image, and develop skills to become a critical viewer of inaccurate societal messages related to appearance and size.

Bloom follows non-diet approaches, such as Intuitive Eating and Health At Every Size® (HAES®).

Common Negative Body Image Symptoms

  • Blaming self for appearance

  • Idealizing cultural ideals related to appearance

  • Negative self-talk

  • Depression

  • Anxiety

  • Irritability

  • Dieting

  • Feelings of being "not enough"

  • Attempting to hide certain body parts or "flaws"

  • Viewing self in a distorted way

  • Disordered eating

  • Excessively changing outfits

  • Hyperfocusing on exercise

  • Compulsive mirror checking

  • Avoidance of mirrors

  • Compulsive checking of nutritional labels

  • Comparing oneself to others

  • Seeking medical procedures to alter appearance

  • Constantly needing reassurance about one's appearance from others

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