REBT is effective in challenging and changing the negative thought patterns that contribute to the eating disorder as well as learning more self, other, and life accepting philosophies that reduce perfectionism, depression, anxiety, self-esteem issues, body dissatisfaction, etc. that is often characteristic of eating disorders.
REBT has positive effects on an individual’s self-esteem, reduces binge eating, anxiety, depression, body dissatisfaction, perfectionism, and covert narcissism, enhances an individual’s unconditional love for self, others, and life, and challenges the distorted ways of thinking and behaving while replacing them with more constructive alternatives. REBT helps an individual with an eating disorder not only feel better but also get better.
The number of sessions required differs from individual-to-individual based on their severity of condition as well as their response to the therapy sessions.
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