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Question: Which diet will give me the best chance at succeeding with my New Years weight lose resolution? Answer: Have you seen all the commercials touting weight loss lately? Weight Watcher’s just unveiled their new “More than a Scale” campaign, Medifast stepped up their “Lose Big, Save Big” meal replacement program, and Kirstie Alley…(Read More)

Now that Thanksgiving is over, it seems like everyone is pulling out their holiday lights, Christmas stockings, yard decorations – and scales! Nowadays, concern over holiday weight gain is as much a part of our holiday culture as is Rudolph and mistletoe, candy canes and menorahs. While it’s easy to think that December weight gain…(Read More)

Our country’s codependent relationship with calories is backfiring, and continues to fuel an already out of control obesity epidemic. Intuitive eating is a liberating approach to food that supports healthy weight control and challenges our nation’s obsession with dieting. Timely and necessary, intuitive eating offers a crucial shift in a tired perspective that…(Read More)

Do you find yourself eating when you’re not hungry? Do you know what you should eat, but then find yourself eating foods that leave you feeling sick, ashamed, or numb? If you answered “yes” to these questions then you may be an emotional eater. Emotional eating is just that — eating for emotional reasons, rather…(Read More)

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Ashley L. Southard, Ph.D., LMFT

Scottsdale, AZ,

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist specializing in the treatment of eating disorders, trauma, abuse/neglect, relationship problems, depression, anxiety, and related issues.