Why some people develop an eating disoder?

Eating disorders are very complex and there is not one answer to “why”. For that reason it is really important to go through a thorough history taking during the initial appointments. Your treating practitioner needs to understand all the “puzzles” the client brings in. I tend to say “behaviours don’t happen in isolation” , there is so much more to someone’s story and behaviours. We need to be kind an curious in the process of putting it all together.

Here’s a list of some common contributing factors.