004: Why Most Therapy Doesn’t Work For Food & Body Struggles
Release Date: 06/30/2020
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I’m a BIG FAN of therapy, therapeutic modalites, and getting supported while you work through struggles, traumas, and life’s curve balls.
But when it comes to the struggles that we as women face with our bodies, food, and finding the love (and like) within ourselves, I’ve found that most (not all) therapy-based approaches tend to fall short.
And this wasn’t just the case in my own experiences either. I talk to A LOT of women each week, and most of them have tried every thing under the sun (diets, plans, programs, etc) to address their struggles with their health or with their weight.
But a staggering number of them also went to therapy, hoping that this would solve their struggles, and even though a lot of them gained better understanding of their struggles or were able to address the cause of emotional wounds or why old traumas were still impacting them…
…the reason they were talking to me in the present day is because they STILL didn’t have access to the SOLUTION to move them PAST their struggles.
Awareness is amazing! It’s crazy-powerful, and without it, we wouldn’t be able to make the massive breakthroughs that lead to those life-altering shifts. I’d even go as far as saying that awareness is where transformation HAS to start…
But awareness without a better STRATEGY — without a SOLUTION that addresses the actual root cause of the problem…
And in this episode of the podcast, we take a look at why most therapy doesn't work for food and body struggles and what actually does!