Your BMI Means Nothing! Tired of constantly hearing about your Body Mass Index (BMI) and how this relates to your health? What does your BMI say about your health?  The answer to these questions is nothing! Why Was BMI Created? Your BMI was a formula that was created about 200 years ago by a mathematician in order to provide a quick, …

Never Enough, Always Too Much

Never Enough, Always Too Much: It’s not just about the food Do you struggle with regulating your food intake? Do you have a hard time budgeting your money or allowing yourself to spend money on yourself? Do you have difficulty feeling loved by others? Most of us who struggle in our relationship with food also struggle in our relationships with …

Why Diets Don’t Work

So many people are in the process of setting New Year’s resolutions and one of the most common New Year’s resolutions is to lose weight. We see people making drastic changes in what they are eating and starting or increasing workout sessions. The problem with diets is simple, they don’t work (nearly 80% of people regain the weight they lost …

“Biggest Looser” and Eating Disorders

“Biggest Looser” and Eating Disorders  I have recently heard about a contestant allegedly on the TV show, Biggest Looser, who lost more weight than what her ideal body weight should be.  I have only watched the show a couple of times, so I in no way want to put place this contestants’ weight loss solely on the fact that she …

New Year, New You?

     Trusted Therapy, Inc    Tonya McFarland, PsyD Licensed Clinical Psychologist     1030 Johnson Rd, # 323          Golden, CO  80401            303-709-5897  tonya@trustedtherapy.com    trustedtherapy.com New Year, New You?  This sounds confusing and frustrating for most of us.  What does that even mean?  Do we really want a new “me”?  What would that look like?  So many of us make …

Childhood Obesity

Trusted Therapy, Inc Tonya McFarland, PsyD Licensed Clinical Psychologist 1030 Johnson Rd, # 323 Golden, CO  80401 303-709-5897 tonya@trustedtherapy.com trustedtherapy.com   Childhood obesity is becoming a major health concern here in the United States.  One of my roles when I provided consultations at a pediatric clinic was to be part of their multidisciplinary team that worked with their children who …