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August 25, 2020 27 min

As parents we worry.  We are concerned about our child's physical wellbeing, emotional and mental health. And when you see your child have an obsession with food or their overall appearance; it begs the question...Is this normal or is this an eating disorder?  Listen in as I interview Kristen Cairns, Licensed Professional Counselor, as we discuss children and young adults' obsession with food, weight and overall appearance. Many of your questions about eating disorders, what to look for, how to communicate with your child and modeling healthy behavior towards food will be answered.

Today's Guest: Kristen Cairns

Kristen is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), specializing in working with teens and young adults with eating disorders, depression, anxiety, and struggles with body image, self-esteem and self-worth. She has worked at all levels of care, from clinical inpatient to partial hospitalization, and now has an outpatient private practice in Dallas. She loves helping patients reconnect with their values and rediscover the freedom and joy that come from living authentically and in relationship.   You can connect with Kristen at

Note : Treatment of a diagnosed Eating Disorder needs to be handled by a professional who specializes in eating disorders.  As a Dietitian and Health Coach, eating disorders is not my specialty but I'm more than happy to guide you to someone who is.  That being said, I love to empower moms with a healthy outlook towards food so that they can have a positive impact at home.  To book a one-hour virtual session, please click here


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