Laura Hout, MPW, MA, LMFT

Laura Hout, MPW, MA, LMFT
Laura Hout is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and Certified TEAM therapist. She specializes in helping people overcome a legacy of trauma and addiction in their family of origin; in particular she assists men and women battling Binge Eating Disorder and Food Addiction. She created “Beyond Overeating” workshops and writes about the challenges of living in an obesogenic environment.http://laurahout.com/

Blogs by Laura Hout, MPW, MA, LMFT

Seeking Sanity During National Eating Disorders Week

Would you rather be sane and satiated or dieting and deprived? The answer seems obvious, but we live in an age of extreme diets and fake foods. We watch television shows called The Biggest Loser and Extreme Makeover Weight Loss—along with commercials for gooey pizza, hot cheese stretched lavishly to the limits of our food cue… Read more »

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Is Food Addiction For Real?

People often ask, “Is there such a thing as food addiction?” and the answer, for many, is a resounding “Yes!” Experts, dancing on the head of a pin, dismiss overeating as a “behavioral” addiction, much like gambling or Internet use. Substance use disorders are somehow more legitimate, garnering recognition and resources, i.e., insurance coverage. Meanwhile… Read more »

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