Eating Disorders

So you hate your body...some days more than others...but you mostly want to be thinner everyday of your life. You walk across campus and all you see are the "skinny girls" and you feel fatter and fatter as you walk to class. You vow to not eat anything but salad all day. But at night you are starving and you lose it and you eat all your roommate's food.

This is just one variation of body image dissatisfaction. It can create havoc in the form of a severe eating disorder, yo-yo dieting, isolation, loneliness, depression and anxiety.

All of these behaviors thoughts and feelings are fueled by silence, denial and shame.
One way to begin to end this painful vicious cycle is to attend a group. Group allows you to get real and get real help, support and encouragement from trained professionals AND students just like YOU.

CWC Resources

UF Resources

Information (pdf)

Making Peace with Food Group 
thedesk: online self help

Student Health Care Center 

Stories from Making Peace with Food Group
Eating Wisdom Group

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The staff of the CWC includes licensed psychologists, licensed mental health counselors, clinical social workers, psychiatrists, psychiatric fellows, psychiatric nurse practitioners, postdoctoral associates, psychology interns, counselor education  interns, and practicum counselors. All of our staff are generalists and see students presenting with a variety of issues. 

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