Karen R. Koenig

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Karen R. Koenig, M.Ed., LCSW is an international, award-winning author of seven (soon to be eight) books on eating, weight and body image, a psychotherapist with 30-plus years of experience, a health educator, and a popular blogger. Her expertise is in eating psychology and helping chronic dieters, emotional, binge, and over-eaters become “normal” eaters. She treats many high weight clients who would like to improve their body image and sex lives. Based in Sarasota, FL, her website is http://www.karenrkoenig.com

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Why People Hate and Buck Authority

Karen R. Koenig, Aug 27

Observing public reactions to rules and policies during the COVID-19 pandemic got me thinking about ...

Observing public reactions to rules and policies d...

Loving Rather Than Needing

Karen R. Koenig, Aug 13

When we say we love someone, we may believe that we need them in order to be happy which is not necessarily true.

When we say we love someone, we may believe that w...

What Happens When You Have Too Much Pleasure?

Karen R. Koenig, Aug 07

What kinds of pleasure do you seek? How do you know when you’ve had enough pleasure? What happens when you have too much pleasure? Pleasure is different for different people.

What kinds of pleasure do you seek? How do you kn...

Why You Get Stuck with the Wrong People

Karen R. Koenig, Aug 03

Clients often ask why they have so many emotionally unhealthy people in their lives. “I’m like a magnet to jerks,” one client insisted.

Clients often ask why they have so many emotionally unhealthy people in their lives.

Sex and Weight: Women, Let’s Talk

Karen R. Koenig, Jan 30 2020

No matter what their weight, women usually have a host of conflicting feelings about their bodies, sex, sexuality, and intimacy. Why Remain Silent?

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