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Sumati Gupta, PhD

Dr. Gupta is a licensed psychologist and professor at Barnard College, Columbia University. She specializes in the treatment of anxiety and eating/weight issues at Tribeca Psychology in NYC

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Cognitive behavior therapy (CBT) is a relatively short-term form of psychotherapy that involves a problem-solving approach to reduce specific symptoms (e.g. binging and purging). CBT is structured and collaborative, meaning the therapist and patient work together to identify treatment goals and strategies to meet these goals. Through CBT for binge eating or bulimia, people are better able to understand the triggers of their binges/purges and learn specific skills to independently cope with such urges.