Body Dysmorphic Disorder (BDD): When normal appearance concerns are no longer normal. While similar to behaviors and obsessions seen in eating disorders, BDD is actually classified under obsessive compulsive and related disorders.  Individuals diagnosed ...

Bigorexia/Muscle Dysmorphia Individuals suffering from bigorexia also known as muscle dysmorphia, constantly worry about being too small and frail looking and are obsessed with gaining muscle mass.  Though this disorder is more common in men, it also occurs ...

Orthorexia Nervosa Orthorexia Nervosa is not as well known or discussed as Anorexia and Bulimia Nervosa, nor is it a recognized medical diagnosis, meaning that, to date, insurance companies will not reimburse for the treatment of orthorexia. This disorder has ...

Santa Barbara Counseling: What to Expect It used to be, long ago, that counseling or therapy, was relegated only to those referred to, by others, as “crazy”. Despite coming leaps and bounds from this antiquated school of thought, many are still deterred ...

“The intelligence of the body is energy, where the intelligence of the brain is consciousness.” -B.K.S. Iyengar