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  • I'm Libby Supan

    I’m a therapist. I also know what it’s like to have an eating disorder. I used to wake up daily hating my body and knowing that I was destroying it. I know the obsession with counting calories, eating too much, not eating enough, etc. I know the “crazy”!

    At 25 years old my eating disorder had hijacked my life. I was desperate, terrified, and in a lot of pain. I could not keep it together. The harder I tried to control it, the worse it became. Dealing with my eating disorder left my relationships suffering. I couldn’t keep commitments, canceled plans, and could not show up for myself or others. This hindered my romantic relationships as well – the entire relationship would become wrapped up in my eating disorder.

    I didn’t think there was a way out and I truly thought I would die this way. I felt shameful, guilty, disgusting, sick, angry, sad etc., and that this disorder was beyond my control. I tried to keep it together for my job, family, and friends, but I couldn’t. I failed, and depression, anxiety, and desperation set in. I finally had to admit that I was out of control and needed help.

    I spent years trying to find a solution. You name it, I did it. I am happy to say that my journey led me to finding the help I needed. And I always told myself that if I ever got better then I MUST help others. No one should have to suffer like I did.

    And I'll Answer Your Questions

    Everything changed when I discovered a therapist who used a different approach. Almost instantly I felt different because of this. I felt free from the FOOD OBSESSION, EXERCISE COMPULSION, and NEGATIVE BODY IMAGE. After finding the solution, I have decided to dedicate my life to helping people like me using this same approach.

    So I really GET IT, both personally and professionally.
    I’m passionate about helping all people live their best life free from the grips of food/diet/body image.

    I’m living proof that there is hope and you can get to the other side. And I now use the therapy that worked for me to help others.
    Together I use (evidence-based) psychology practices and the power of your brain (neuroplasticity) as my approach. It’s equally important and valuable to uncover what led to the eating disorder and what keeps you in the eating disorder.

    I’d be honored to hear your story and offer you the guidance that will lead you to becoming your best self and to having a thriving life free from the “obsession”. If you’re ready to have food freedom, click the button below to book a free 15-minute call with me to see if I can help you.

    Ready to book your first session?

    I am currently using telehealth only but will practice in the Long Beach/Los Alamitos, CA, area in the (near) future.

    Inspirational Quotes

    “Perfectionism is a self destructive and addictive belief system that fuels this primary thought: If I look perfect, and do everything perfectly, I can avoid or minimise the painful feelings of shame, judgment, and blame.”

    Brene Brown

    “Somehow we’ve come to equate success with not needing anyone. Many of us are willing to extend a helping hand, but we’re very reluctant to reach out for help when we need it ourselves. It’s as if we’ve divided the world into “those who offer help” and “those who need help.” The truth is that we are both.”

    Brene Brown

    “Vulnerability is not winning or losing; it’s having the courage to show up and be seen when we have no control over the outcome.”

    Brene Brown

    Ready to Talk?

    If you want real answers to have food freedom, STOP dieting.
    Contact me now for a free 15-minute phone consultation or to book an appointment.
    I would be honored to walk alongside you on your path to freedom.