Difficulties in how you see yourself and your body image are all too prevalent. This can impact on how sociable you feel, your eating patterns and in extreme cases you may even be considering having your appearance altered by surgery. We work with many people who feel this way and help is at hand from our experienced team.
What is Body Image?
Body image is how someone feels about their own body; this can be to do with aesthetics, attractiveness and how the individual perceives themselves in comparison to others who are seen as having the idea body image. Body image is an ever growing issue in modern day society due to the excessive use of media and comparison to “celebrities”. Having negative views towards your own body image can lead to further problems such as anxiety and depression as well as eating disorders.
What are the symptoms of Body Image?
Negative perception of own body
Constant measuring of self
Obsession with comparison
Dissatisfaction with body parts
Embarrassment of self
If you believe you are suffering from some of the symptoms stated above therapy may be beneficial to you. At The Blue Tree Clinic and our therapists and doctors are here and ready to help you beat Body Image issues.
How can therapy help?
Therapy can help you to discover the causes on your Body Image as well as helping you find strategies and techniques which can help you overcome your Body Image issues. Therapy can also help you to think differently about your Body Image in a more positive manner.
Types of therapy offered for Anxiety at The Blue Tree Clinic?
– Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
– Cognitive Analytic Therapy
– Acceptance and Commitment Therapy
– Weight management and nutrition
It may be that our team believe you would benefit from medical help as well as therapeutic help in which case we may suggest private psychiatric treatment where a psychiatrist will assess you and decide whether physical tests or medication would help.
How can The Blue Tree Clinic help you?
Our therapists are expertly trained in working with individuals with individuals with negative Body Image. As well as having therapist we also have nutritionists as part of our team. Our professionals will look into assessing your symptoms and look into providing the therapy which suits you and your needs best.
The therapist will tailor the therapy to ensure you gain the most out of it which may be from one therapy type of a combination of different types of therapy. The therapist will investigate the roots of your Body Image issues. We know that this can be an extremely sensitive topic so we take a non-judgemental and sensitive approach to ensure you feel comfortable with us. The therapist will discuss, with you, your negative feelings and help you to develop new ways of thinking about your body.
The therapist will work in conjunction with you to help you via the use of tools and techniques which can then be applied into everyday life. As well as this we want to prevent further issues from arising.
Contact our friendly team of experts for a safe, comfortable conversation.
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