Blog – Page 19 – Dr. Lisa Ortigara Crego

Does Aversion Therapy Really Work?

Did you know if you simultaneously get the flu while eating your favorite food you might develop an aversion to it? Imagine you sit down to a ginormous bowl of chocolate ice cream richly slathered in caramel with a sprinkle of crushed nuts and brownie chunks in a zombie-like trance while inhaling the entire bowl…and […]

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Can Hypnosis Change Me?

Change Thoughts and Behavior Through Self-Hypnosis… Over the years I’ve found utilizing hypnosis an invaluable tool in treatment with eating disorders, addictions, stress disorders, not to  mention self esteem, motivation and even phobias. The best combination from my experience is coupling psychotherapy with hypnotherapy…which I find takes the patient to quicker long-lasting results. In fact, the ultimate, […]

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Eat Your Way to a Binge-Free Life

  Eat  your way to a binge-free life Yesterday one of of my teen patients (will call her Marie) emailed hysterical because she couldn’t stop eating: “Dr. Lisa I’m scared, I can not stop eating? Help! What’s wrong with me? Why can’t I stop? I came home and wanted to make everyone something healthy so I […]

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Is Your Love Affair with Food Blocking Your Best Life?

Let go. Why do you cling to pain? There is nothing you can do about the wrongs of yesterday.  It is not yours to judge. Why hold on to the very thing which keeps you from hope and love?  ~Leo Buscaglia Losing Control with Food When I was twelve, I began dieting, and for the […]

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How to Find an Eating Disorder Specialist

A Glorious Day… Today is one of those glorious Monday afternoons when the sun is out and the birds are chirping. It’s one of those days where the world feels right and excitement, for no apparent reason, looms above. And yet, somewhere out there someone is suffering alone from an eating disorder. Someone is wondering […]

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