About Lori Osachy, MSS, LCSW

For over twenty years, Lori Osachy has been tirelessly working to free the world from eating disorders and body hatred. She received her undergraduate degree from Cornell University and her Masters degree in social services from Bryn Mawr College of Social Work and Social Research. She has become a nationally recognized authority in her field and has more than 20 years of experience in clinical counseling, research and teaching. Lori is a regular contributor to print news, radio and television, and is a regular mental health consultant to the WJXT Morning Show. Check out all of Lori’s books at her amazon page (https://www.amazon.com/Lori-Osachy-MSS-LCSW/e/B00K6HWO1K) and her website full of additional resources at bodyimagecounseling.com (http://www.bodyimagecounseling.com/)!

Lori Osachy, MSS, LCSW has written 5 articles so far, you can find them below.

Substance Abuse & Eating Disorder in Teens

It’s a parent’s worst nightmare – finding out their child or teen is illegally drinking and/or using drugs. The statistics are alarming.  The National Institute on Drug Abuse reports a recent rise in marijuana use despite a preceding 10-year period of decline. In 2010, 1.2 percent of 8th-graders, 3.3 percent of 10th-graders, and 6.1 percent

Is Feeling Bad About Your Body Getting in the Way of Your Recovery?

FREE this week – a life changing texting program to help you feel better about your body and support your recovery. Did you know that 80% of women say that the images of women on television and in movies, fashion magazines and advertising makes them feel insecure? Or that the average American woman is 5’4”

Is Orthorexia the New Alcoholism?

Orthorexia nervosa is otherwise known as an unhealthy preoccupation with “clean, pure or righteous” eating and exercise. It is not yet a recognized eating disorder in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (5th Edition), but clinicians are becoming more and more aware of its devastating effects. Orthorexia usually begins with a positive desire