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Laura Hout, MPW, MA, LMFT

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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.


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. ...

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