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Addictive Eating: Are You Powerless Over Food?

Friday, February 18th, 2011 by Dr. Ilona L. Tobin

The holidays of winter often bring to mind the image of a full table—and a full stomach. We gather with friends and family and feast merrily on pies and potatoes, turkey and ham and all of the fixings that many of us dearly enjoy.

There is another side to that pretty picture, however.

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Ilona Tobin has been a psychologist and a marriage and family therapist for more than 25 years in Birmingham, Michigan. For more information, please visit her listing on the Therapist Directory.

Mirror, Mirror on the Wall How Your Body Image Could Be Harming You

Saturday, August 28th, 2010 by Dr. Ilona L. Tobin

Do you ever have thoughts like these?

  1. My life would be better if I looked better.
  2. I will never look as good as _____________.
  3. My _________ is/are so ugly.
  4. I am so fat.
  5. That scale/size can’t be right.
  6. I look disgusting; no one could ever love me.

If you do, you’re not alone. Numerous studies and surveys show that up to 80 percent of American women are dissatisfied with their appearance. Women aren’t the only ones with poor body images; recent studies indicate that men are becoming increasingly bothered as well.
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Ilona Tobin has been a psychologist and a marriage and family therapist for more than 25 years in Birmingham, Michigan. For more information, please visit her listing on the Therapist Directory.