Often times, a traumatic experience, stress, a poor body image or an eating disorder can lead one to take excessive measures to try and change their body. Do you find yourself:
Spending hours a day exercising?
Making excuses to go exercise?
Exercising to the point of injury?
Not listening to your body?
Exercising only to burn off eaten calories?
A feeling of distress when you miss a workout?
If you answered yes to any of these questions, you may be struggling with an addition to exercise.
You and I will create a customized treatment plan to help you improve your relationship with your body and exercise. Together, we will:
Explore the driving forces behind your exercise addiction
Find a realistic balance between exercise and the other parts of your life
Create realistic exercise goals
Identify ways to listen to your body
Find ways to reconnect with your body so that you can understand the messages it is sending you
Let go of all or nothing thinking