Welcome to the binge-eating.org website.
(C) 01-2018 Dr. Meredith L. Gilbert, Ph.D.
Welcome! If you have a problem with binge eating or emotional or compulsive
overeating, you have come to the right place to find help.

Individuals who are experiencing issues with binge eating, compulsive overeating,
overweight/obesity, and body image disturbance often feel ashamed that they have
these issues. They tend to isolate themselves from friends, family, and helping
professionals and become resigned to suffering in secret.

The information on these pages is intended to help you feel less alone and isolated. You
will be reminded that problems with food, eating, and body image are pervasive in our
culture, particularly among women. You will learn that help is available. By reaching this
website you have taken an important first step in finding the help you deserve.

On the remaining pages of the website you will find answers for many frequently-asked
questions about binge eating and compulsive overeating. You will find additional
resources of interest, including articles, lists of helpful books, and links to other Internet
sites on these and related topics.

My wish for you is that this will be your first step on the path toward healing and, that
as you navigate your path, you will find the peace and fulfillment that you so richly