Therapy and nutrition sessions really go hand-in-hand when it comes to eating disorder recovery. Together we will work to combat societal norms, get to the messy middle of things, and heal our relationship with food and body through (usually weekly) individual sessions.
Stressed around meal times? Our team provides meal support - in our office kitchen, out in the real world, or virtually - that allows us the unique opportunity to cook together, try challenge foods, or simply sit together at the table. Available as an a la carte service.
As human beings, we thrive with community and having other Individuals with similar lived experiences in our corner. At Restored Purpose Counseling, we offer group support to aid on the road to recovery and getting over the bumps along the way.
A Family-Based Treatment (FBT) support group for families affected by eating disorders, led by Dr. Marisa Byles, PsyD, CEDS. Restored Purpose Counseling will be offering a weekly support group for families and loved ones of individuals suffering from eating disorders beginning Thursday January 11, 2024. This 7-week series will provide education and guidance for navigating the unique challenges in families affected by eating disorders. Additionally, this group will provide an opportunity to discuss and process these challenges with other families who understand what you are going through. You are not alone, and we are here to help!
Join our Body Liberation/Body Image group, led by Julia Thompson, LCSW, at Restored Purpose Counseling. This is a pro-recovery, fat-positive, inclusive group for individuals affected by eating disorders, who are looking to improve the relationship with their body, have a space to process, and learn about body grief as well. This group will be held virtually and it is open to adults in any of the following states: Florida, Iowa, Texas, Wisconsin. This is a 7 week series.
What eating disorders do you treat?
We are a very versed group of eating disorders specialists that work closely with all eating disorders including anorexia, bulimia, binge eating disorder, AFRID, orthorexia, and disordered eating. Our team of therapists and dietitians are all equipped to work with you if you are struggling with an eating disorder.
Why is having a therapist and a dietitian important?
Eating disorders impact not only your mind/thoughts but also can be medically and nutritionally impacting. The importance of having a treatment team, helps to ensure your body is getting the proper nourishment and is medically stable which will be discussed with your dietitian and then your therapist will work with you on your emotions and thoughts around your eating disorder and other co-occurring concerns. Your team will communicate with each other to ensure you are getting the best quality of care possible.
Do you take my insurance?
The insurances we accept at this time are United Health Care, Florida Blue, Aetna, & Cigna. United Healthcare may include UMR, AvMed, Oscar, and Optum as long as the mental health services are billed through United Healthcare. At this time only therapy services are covered by insurance and nutrition sessions are only available for self pay options.If we do not take your insurance, please reach out. We are happy to provide a superbill so that you can receive reimbursement for our services from your insurance provider.
Do you offer in person sessions in my area?
We have in person options available in the Jacksonville area, Winter Park and Lakeland area. We are able to serve all of FL via virtual sessions if you are outside these areas, as well as GA, NJ and MA.
Can group therapy be helpful if I am already attending individual therapy?
Yes, some of the benefits of group therapy are: building a support network, sharing experiences with people who understand what you're going through, multiple perspectives, and a safe space to receive feedback.
I've never been to therapy. What is it like?
You will be paired with a therapist that best matches your needs. The first few sessions can be establishing a therapeutic relationship, identifying and setting goals. Typically weekly therapy sessions are recommended to build a good foundation with your therapist.