Eating Disorders can affect individuals at any age, from preadolescent through adulthood. Alcohol and Drugs can affect individuals at any age.
The following symptoms could be indicative of Anorexia Nervosa, Bulimia or Compulsive Overeating:
weight gain or weight loss ~ secretive eating habits (hoarding of food) ~ restriction of food ~ making yourself vomit~ friends or family members remarking on a change in physical appearance ~ obsession with weight ~ over exercise ~ use of diet pills ~ laxative use (how often) ~ uncharacteristic anger, irritability, or sadness
The following symptoms could be indicative of drug or alcohol abuse or dependence:
cannot stop after first drink or drug use ~ obsessive thoughts of drinking or drug use ~ increased drinking or drug use ~ desire to quit but cannot ~ family and friends commenting on your use ~ problems with work ~ uncharacteristic anger, irritability or sadness
If you or someone you care about suffers from an eating disorder or addiction, help is available.
Eating disorders are not about food, but about feelings. Feeling out of control can be overwhelming and one thing that can be controlled is the food.
These are secret diseases, making the first call for help is the first step to telling someone about your secret, the first step to recovery.
Rates are $120.00 per 50 minute session
Client may file insurance
|Maureene Timken is a Certified Eating Disorders Specialist (CEDS).|
She is also a member of the Texas Association of Addiction Counselors, the National Organization of Addiction Professionals, and the International Organization of Eating Disorder Professionals.
Maureene is licensed by the state of Texas to practice as a Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor (LCDC).
She has 25 years of practice in the mental health field, including 2 years of internship at Charter Hospital. Maureene has been in private practice for 15 years.
12720 Hillcrest Suite 350
DALLAS, TEXAS 75230