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Eating disorder counseling in Vancouver, WA. At Get Centered Counseling, Tamara Duarte works with people struggling with compulsive dieting, anorexia, bulimia, binge eating, body image disturbances, depression, anxiety, and grief. Tamara is a licensed professional counselor and licensed mental health counselor in Vancouver, WA.
Individual, family, and group counseling services for women struggling with eating disorders are available. I work with a treatment team when necessary, made up of dietitian, a physician, psychiatrist, and myself to monitor the client during treatment. During an eating disorder many women report experiencing depression and anxiety. I work with each client to develop an individual treatment plan specifics to the needs and goals of each person. Therapy can be incredibly stressful so I work hard to create a safe, nonjudgmental space for my clients where they can learn to live their ideal life.
24 million people in the U.S. suffer with an eating disorder
eating disorders have the highest mortality rate of any mental health illness
95% of people with an eating disorder are between 12 and 25 years old
50% of girls and 33% of boys in their teens skip meals, vomit, smoke cigarettes, or take laxatives to control their weight
2-5% of the population has binge-eating disorder
81% of 10 year olds are afraid of being fat
Statistics obtained from NEDA