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Look up therapists in your area. Also check with your surgeons office for a referral

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Also look at OA. We do have a local support group here that is huge and they bring in speakers. Frequently they are speakers about mental/emotional help and dealing with food relationships. Maybe you can try that as well? My doc and RD use a woman in connection with the practice.

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I would think that your surgeon's office could refer you to a therapist or have one on their staff to work with you. My surgeon's office has therapists we can call anytime for free as part of our lifetime support.

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Did you like the therapist you saw prior to surgery? If so go back to see them. That is who I have seen. I too have a very emotional connection to food.

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You could try looking via psychologytoday.com

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