We stop waiting to become, as soon as we realize, that we already are.

Sonya Renee Taylor

Often, eating disorder shows up in one’s life as a little voice that tells you “you are a failure“, “you are not worthy “, “you are ugly”, “you are just not enough!” This voice invalidates your experience and feelings, berates your character and criticizes your appearance. ED becomes an internal bully, which only gets stronger as you listen to it and try to get to its unrealistic standard by engaging in destructive behaviors.

Eating disorder robs you of your power to be yourself. Most likely, you were listening to this voice, ever since you were little. You might have forgotten what it is like to be unburdened, free and at peace.

In order to hear your own voice, create a new narrative for your life and break free from ED behaviors, therapy is a great first step!

How I can help?

Depending on your specific needs, I can offer a variety of evidence-based and effective approaches.

  • Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) is excellent for learning how to regulate emotions, tolerate extreme distress, build effective communication with others and be mindful.
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) is great to understand the connection between thoughts, emotions and actions. As as well to learn how by modifying thinking, emotions and actions change too!
  • Psychodynamic therapy helps you to start seeing patterns in your life
  • Internal Family Systems is instrumental in healing past traumas.

Most importantly, I provide a safe space and unconditional positive regard! I am right by your side as you walk on the path towards eating disorder-free life.

I practice from a feminist and social justice lens. I strive to validate you and empower you to be your own advocate. I adhere to the Health at Every Size philosophy. I welcome people of all races, ethnicities, gender identities, body sizes and sexual orientations. Often, social oppression that minorities experience on a daily basis plays a significant role in the development of their eating disorder. Talking about it, is a first step to healing.

To determine if therapy with me is a right fit for you, I offer a free 30-minute consultation. Please, contact me by email azhar@efproject.org to set it up.

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14511 Westlake Dr,
Lake Oswego, Oregon, 97035