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How to Heal from Self-Objectification

By Tara Rullo, LCSW

According to research conducted by the National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA), approximately 30 million people in the United States will experience an eating disorder at some point in their lives. These disorders are often rooted in a distorted perception of one’s body and an unhealthy fixation on physical appearance. Additionally, self-harm behaviors are often used as a coping mechanism for individuals struggling with emotional distress exacerbated by negative self-image, body-shame and feelings of worthlessness.