Tennie Interviewed on Voice America Radio Network

Tennie McCarty recently appeared on the “One Hour AT A Time” radio show, hosted by Mary Woods on the Voice America Radio Network. Tennie talked about eating disorders, particularly compulsive overeating and food addictions, as well as emotional attachments to food. Click below to listen to the show. It’s also available for download as a podcast […]

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Tennie’s Coming To Indianapolis

Tennie McCarty is pairing up with CITYOGA in Indianopolis to present “Life Happens…What Now? Shades of Hope Five-Day Intensive Workshop: Exploring Grief, Trauma & Addiction,” taking place August 29 – September 2, 2012, at the Oakwood Retreat Center in Selma, Indiana. The five-day intensive workshop will be presented by best-selling author and Shades of Hope […]

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Bulimia – An Overview

It’s a universal experience: we eat when we’re bored, or lonely, or excited… for a multitude of different reasons that sometimes do not include hunger. But our psychological reactions to this experience can vary greatly. For some, it becomes a cycle, a burden. Some will binge eat then panic when the sick feeling sets in, […]

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Anorexia: An Overview

We all at one point or another look in the mirror and fixate on something we’d like to change. If only we were taller, more attractive, or thinner… When these thoughts become obsessive and start taking over our lives, they can mutate in to a multitude of unhealthy patterns. For many, the thought of gaining […]

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Carried feelings that are diagnosed or mis-diagnosed as psychiatric disorders.

By Carrie Willey, PhD, LPC (Clinical Director) Pia Mellody has written extensively about Induced Feelings or Carried Feelings. This is the feeling energy that is absorbed by children in a dysfunctional family. When the parents or the Major Caregivers are unwilling to own or unconscious about their feelings, the children take that energy on. For example, […]

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Understanding Compulsive Overeating

Some call it a food addiction. Others refer to it as compulsive overeating. No matter the label, researchers and doctors agree on one thing: fat, salt and sugar can alter the brain chemistry, making it more difficult to resist eating more. In his book, “The End of Overeating”, former FDA commissioner David Kessler, MD explains […]

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