Wednesday, October 19, 2016

Adolescent Binge Eating Disorder Treatment Talks Movement Therapy

There are many forms of adolescent binge eating disorder treatment. They cover the spectrum from traditional forms of psychotherapy such as talk therapy to medication regimens. A unique form of treatment that is beginning to get more attention is movement therapy. The American Dance Therapy Association (ADTA) says that movement therapy is used in a wide variety of settings, from psychiatric hospitals to outpatient care centers.

Reestablishing the Mind/Body Connection

It’s not uncommon for a person with binge eating disorder to develop a profound disconnect between their mind and their body. In other cases, the disconnect is what led to the eating disorder. Either way, movement therapy can help reestablish that critical connection.

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