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The Institute offers different levels of training for professionals interested in Family-Based Treatment. A two-day training conveys the basic principles of FBT. Licensed mental health professionals can go on to pursue certification, which includes 25 hours of advanced individual training and de-identified case reviews with an Institute faculty member. Certified FBT therapists are invited to list their contact information on our webpage here. Please contact for more information.


Erin C. Accurso, PhD
Assistant Professor
University of California, San Francisco
UCSF Eating Disorders Program
401 Parnassus Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94143
Ph: (415) 514-1074
Fax: (415) 353-2466

Vandana Aspen, PhD
Licensed Clinical Psychologist  
5674 Stoneridge Drive Suite 218
Pleasanton, CA 94588
Ph: (925) 238-3622
Adjunct Clinical Faculty
Stanford Department of Psychiatry


Kerri Boutelle, PhD, LP
Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Psychiatry
University of California, San Diego
8950 Villa La Jolla Dr., Suite B-122
San Diego, CA 92037
Ph: (858) 966-8904
Fax: (858) 534-8069
Direct: (858) 534-8037


Lindsey Bruett, PhD
Assistant Clinical Professor
University of California, San Francisco
UCSF Eating Disorders Program
401 Parnassus Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94143
Ph: (415) 514-1074
Fax: (415) 353-2466
Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital
1001 Potrero Avenue, Building 5, 6B
San Francisco, CA 94110
Ph: (415) 206-4444

Marissa Corona, PhD
Licensed Clinical Psychologist
960 East Green Street, Suite 114
Laguna Hills, CA 92653
Ph: (949) 329-8417

Kathleen Kara Fitzpatrick, PhD
Instructor, Child Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Stanford University School of Medicine
Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
401 Quarry Rd.
Stanford , CA 94305
Ph: (650) 723-5511 (office)


Sarah Forsberg, PsyD
Attending Psychologist
University of California, San Francisco
UCSF Eating Disorders Program
401 Parnassus Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94143
Ph: (415) 514-1074
Fax: (415) 353-2466

Lisa Hail, PhD
Assistant Clinical Professor
University of California, San Francisco
UCSF Eating Disorders Program
401 Parnassus Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94143
Ph: (415) 514-1074
Fax: (415) 353-2466

Joy Jacobs, JD, PhD
Clinical Psychologist
Founding member, FEAST Professional Advisory Panel
312 S. Cedros Avenue, Suite 334
Solana Beach, CA 92075
Ph: (858) 922-4383 

Haleh Kashani, PhD
300 Tamal Plaza, Suite 140
Corte Madera, CA  94925

Jessica Keyser, PhD
Assistant Clinical Professor
University of California, San Francisco
UCSF Eating Disorders Program
401 Parnassus Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94143
Ph: (415) 514-1074
Fax: (415) 353-2466

Lauren Muhlheim, PsyD, CEDS
CA PSY#15045
4929 Wilshire Boulevard, Suite 245
Los Angeles, CA 90010
Ph: (323) 743-1122
Fax: (323) 652-4301


Stuart Murray, DClinPsych, PhD
Assistant Professor
University of California, San Francisco
UCSF Eating Disorders Program
401 Parnassus Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94143
Ph: (415) 514-1074
Fax: (415) 353-2466

Athena Robinson PhD
Adjunct Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences,
Stanford University School of Medicine
417 Tasso Street Suite 5
Palo Alto CA 94301
Ph: (650) 832-1397

Roxanne E. Rockwell, PhD
Licensed Clinical Psychologist PSY 28078
Director, Adolescent Eating Disorders Services
UC San Diego Eating Disorders Center for Treatment and Research
Department of Psychiatry
4510 Executive Drive, Ste. 315
San Diego, CA 92121
Ph: (858) 212-1831
Fax: (858) 534-6727


Kristina Schwerin, MD
509A Fourth Street
Davis, CA 95616
and -
2618 J Street, Suite 2
Sacramento, CA 95816
Ph: (530) 219-3510

Bridget Whitlow, LMFT
President, Eating Disorder Recovery Support, Inc.
Private Practice
San Francisco and San Rafael, CA
Ph: (415) 827-0283



Kristen Anderson, MA, LCSW
Eating Disorders Program
University of Chicago
5841 S. Maryland Ave., MC 3077
Chicago, IL 60637
Ph: (773) 834-9180
Fax: (773) 702-9929

Chicago Center for Evidence Based Treatment 
Kristen Anderson, LCSW & Sara Desai, LCSW
25 E Washington Suite 826
Chicago, IL 60602
Ph: (312) 600-3936 


Kathleen Hart, PhD
Licensed Psychologist
Hart Foundation Inc. 
87 Woodlands Drive
Falmouth, Maine 04105
Ph: (207) 781-5445
Fax: 1 (866) 400-3465



Melissa Adler, LICSW
Park Nicollet Melrose Center
3525 Monterey Dr.
St. Louis Park, MN 55416
Ph: (952) 993-6200
Fx: (952) 993-9970


Jake Garin, LICSW
Center for the Treatment of Eating Disorders
Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota
910 East 26th Street Suite 410
Minneapolis, MN 55404
Ph: (612) 813-7179
Fax: (612) 813-7190
Ph: (612) 343-2121 Physician Access disorders

Jocelyn Lebow, PhD
Department of Psychiatry and Psychology
Mayo Clinic
200 First St. SW
Rochester, MN 55905
Ph: (507) 266-7807
Fax: (507) 255-0036



Partners in Wellness
Laura Bumberry, PsyD, CEDS 
Cherie Massmann, LPC, NCC  
5 Plant Ave., Suite 2
Webster Groves, MO 63119
Ph: (314) 736-5446




Lindsey B. Ricciardi, PhD
Licensed Psychologist
Center for Emotional Health
6284 S. Rainbow Blvd., Suite 110
Las Vegas, NV 89118
Ph: (702) 257-0140 extension #207


Kathleen M. Corkery, LICSW 
Clinical Director 
The Center for Eating Disorders Management, INC 
360 Route 101, Unit 10 
Bedford, NH 03110 
Ph: (603) 472-2846



Dara Bellace, PhD
Licensed Clinical Psychologist in New York and New Jersey
Eating Disorders Specialist
20 Nassau Street Suite 307
Princeton, NJ 08542
Ph: (732) 267-7933




Amanda B. Carlin, Ph.D.
Licensed Clinical Psychologist
Advanced Psychiatric Associates
211 Essex Street, Suite 204
Hackensack, NJ  07601
256 Columbia Turnpike, North Tower, Suite 209
Florham Park, NJ  07932
Ph: (201) 487-1240
Fax: (201) 487-1241

Katharine L. Loeb, PhD
60 Grand Avenue, Suite 202
Englewood, New Jersey, 07631
Ph: (551) 258-4040


Rebecca Harcsztark, PsyD
Clinical Psychologist
60 Grand Avenue
Englewood, New Jersey 07631
85 Hopper Avenue
Waldwick, New Jersey 07463
Ph : (201) 493-2283 ext. 2

The Pediatric Eating Disorders Center at Atlantic Health System
11 Overlook Rd. Suite 200
Summit, NJ 07901
Ph: (908) 522-5757

Brian Pollack, LCSW, CEDS
450 Springfield Ave., Suite 302
Summit, NJ 07901
Ph: (973) 637-0572


Barbara Reese, LCSW, CEDS-S
Clinical Director
The Women’s Therapy Service of Montclair, LLC
33 Plymouth Street, Suite 105
Montclair, NJ  07042
Ph: (973) 783-2292

Abby Sarrett-Cooper, MA, LPC
Licensed Professional Counselor
103 Park Street
Montclair, NJ 07042
205 Ridgedale Ave.
Florham Park, NJ 07932
Ph: (973) 568-0647

Arline Shaffer, PhD
Private Practice
57 Union Place, Suite 207
Summit, NJ  07901
Ph: (973) 508-5373

Miriam Wolosh, PhD
Clinical Psychologist
Private Practice
31 Dehart Street
Morristown, NJ 07960
Ph: (973) 540-9943



Rebecca Rialon Berry, PhD
Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
1 Park Ave., 7th Floor
New York, NY
Ph: (646) 754-4927

Zoë Bisbing, LCSW
226 West 26th Street
8th Floor - Office #6
New York, NY 10001
Ph: (917) 331-1622

Bloch Behavioral
Leslie Bloch, LCSW-R
Amanda Pashelinksy, LMHC
26 Court Street
Brooklyn, NY 11242


Melanie L. Brown, PhD
Licensed Clinical Psychologist
Mount Sinai Eating and Weight Disorders Program
1425 Madison Avenue
New York, NY 10029
Ph: (212) 659-8724 Clinic / (212) 659-8725 Direct patient-care/service-areas/ psychiatry/areas-of-care/ eating-and-weight-disorders- program

Terri L. Gerber, LCSW-R
435 New Karner Rd.
Colonie, NY 12205
Ph: (518) 860-9297

Melissa Gerson, LCSW
Founder and Clinical Director of Columbus Park
Certified Family-Based Treatment Therapist
210 Central Park South
New York, NY 10023
Ph: (646) 245-2021


Cris E. Haltom, PhD, Certified Eating Disorders Specialist
Licensed Psychologist Private Practice
Author of Understanding Ten Eating Disorders (Routledge, 2018)
Ithaca College, Part-time Faculty
Dept. of Psychology Suite 201
401 E. State Street
Ithaca, NY 14850
Ph: (607) 272-6750

Jennifer Jones, PhD
Clinical Psychologist
270 Lafayette Street , Suite 1209
New York, NY 10012
Ph: (212) 677-7817




Jorey Friedman Beegun, PsyD
Clinical Director
Licensed Clinical Psychologist
Cleveland Behavioral Health
One Chagrin Highlands
2000 Auburn Drive, Suite 200
Beachwood, OH 44122
Ph: (216) 952-2129


Kelly Bhatnagar, PhD
FAED Licensed Clinical Psychologist
Director of Adolescent Services, Director of Research Practice Integration
Center for Evidence Based Treatment - Ohio
19910 Malvern Road
Shaker Heights, OH 44122
Ph: (216) 544-1321
Fax: (216) 991-5472
Adjunct Assistant Professor
Department of Psychological Sciences
Case Western Reserve University
10900 Euclid Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44106
Consulting Psychologist
Laurel School / Laurel Center for Research on Girls
1 Lyman Circle
Shaker Heights, OH 44122



Renee D. Rienecke, PhD
Associate Professor
Departments of Pediatrics and Psychiatry
Director, MUSC Friedman Center for Eating Disorders
Medical University of South Carolina
Ph: (843) 792-8157


Adrianna Rodriguez, MS, MFT
Prosperity Eating Disorders & Wellness Center
1031 Sterling Road, Suite 203
Herndon, VA 20170
Ph: (703)466-5150



Angela Celio Doyle, PhD
Eating Disorders Center of Seattle (EDC)
Part of the Evidence Based Treatment Centers of Seattle, PLLC
1200 Fifth Ave, Suite 800
Seattle, WA 98101
Ph: (206) 374-0109
Fax: (206) 374-0108



Peter M. Doyle, PhD
Licensed Clinical Psychologist
Eating Disorders Center of Seattle (EDC)
Part of the Evidence Based Treatment Centers of Seattle, PLLC
1200 Fifth Avenue, Suite 800
Seattle, WA 98101
Ph: (206) 374-0109
Fax: (206) 374-0108


Andrew Fleming, PhD
The Seattle Clinic
Clinical Faculty, University of Washington
1700 Westlake Ave N., Suite 400
Seattle, WA 98109
Ph: (206) 651-4123


Colleen Alford
Senior Social Worker
The Department of Psychological Medicine
The Children's Hospital at Westmead
Locked Bag 4001
New South Wales
Australia 2145
Ph: 61 2 98452005

Dr. Linsey Atkins
Clinical Child, Adolescent & Family Psychologist
HOPE Family Clinic
Suite 11, 349-351 Bluff Rd.
Hampton VICTORIA 3188
Ph: 0400 232 682


Toula Filiadis
Clinical Mental Health Social Worker and Family Therapist
at Beingwell Health Care
1/1225 Nepean Highway
Highett ,Vic
Ph: 0412150872 or 9585 7868

Maria Ganci
Accredited Snr Mental Health Social Worker
Child & Adolescent Psychotherapist
Centre for Adolescent Health
Specialist Eating Disorder Program
Royal Children's Hospital
Melbourne, Victoria

Vicki"s Clinic
Vicki O'Dwyer
Psychotherapist and Family Therapist
15 High Street
Glen Iris
Victoria, Australia, 3146


Shelly Read
Clinical Psychologist
The Lakeside Rooms Level 3, Building 3
Lakehouse Corporate Space
34-36 Glenferrie Drive
Robina QLD 4226 Australia
Ph: +61 7 5562 0466

Dr. Maugan Rimmer, MBChB, MRCPsych, FRANZCP
Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist
Certified FBT Therapist and Adjunct Supervisor Staff Specialist
Department of Psychological Medicine and Eating Disorders Service
The Children's Hospital at Westmead
Locked Bag 4001, Westmead, NSW, 2145
Ph: +61 2 9845 2101

Andrew Wallis
Clinical Specialist Social Worker / Family Therapist
Deputy Head
Department of Adolescent Medicine
Head, Family Therapy Team
SCHN (Westmead) Eating Disorder Service
Post: Locked Bag 4001, Westmead, NSW, 2145
Page: 6576
Ph: +61 2 9845 2446
Fax: +61 2 9845 2517



Jennifer Couturier, MD, MSc, FRCPC
Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist
McMaster Children's Hospital
1200 Main St. W
Hamilton, Ontario, Canada



Gina Dimitropoulos, MSW, PhD, RSW, RMFT
Assistant Professor
Faculty of Social Work
Department of Psychiatry (cross appointed)
University of Calgary
PF: 4212, 2500 University Drive, NW
Calgary, Alberta, T2N 1N4
T: 403-220-7332


Marla J. Engelberg, PhD, Psychologist/Clinical Team Leader
Adolescent Eating Disorders Program
555 Finch Avenue West
Toronto,Ontario M2R 1N5 T
Ph: (416) 635-2609
Fax: (416) 635-2409

Elyssa Greenbaum MSW, RSW
Clinical Social Worker
Private Practice
1118 Centre Street
Thornhill, Ontario
L4J 7R9
Ph: (647) 282-1593




Roslyn Binford Hopf, PhD
Licensed Clinical Psychologist
Private Practice
Im Haderheck 40A
61462 Koenigstein im Taunus
 +49 (0) 6174 2556140

New Zealand 

Kellie Lavender
Registered Psychotherapist MHSc (Hons), BEd, DipTch
Member of the New Zealand Association of Psychotherapists
Faculty Member Training Institute for Child And Adolescent Eating Disorders
Private practice:
Co -Director
New Zealand Eating Disorders Clinic
36 Pollen Street
Grey Lynn
Auckland 1021
Ph: +64 (0) 21 1726291    


Maree Sievwright
Occupational Therapist
Post Graduate Diplomas in Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, Occupational Practice and Professional Supervision
Hamilton, New Zealand
Ph: (021) 881747



Aska Aoshima, Ed.M, LMSW
Licensed Master Social Worker
(New York State)
In Touch Community Services
#48 McKinley Road, Forbes Park
Makati City, Metro Manila


Maria-Christina Stewart, PhD
Licensed Clinical Psychologist in California and Washington, DC
Zurich, Switzerland




The following therapists are currently undergoing training towards FBT certification

Janie E. Black, PhD
Licensed Clinical Psychologist -
Texas Child Study Center
Assistant Clinical Professor, University of Texas at Austin Department of Educational Psychology
Pediatric Behavioral Psychologist & Director of Eating Disorders Program, Dell Children's Medical Center of Central Texas
Texas Child Study Center
1600 West 38th Street  Suite 212
Austin, Texas 78731
Office: (512) 324-3315
Fax: (512) 324-3314


Marcia Black, PhD
Licensed Psychologist
441 West Street, Suite 1A
Amherst, MA 01002
Ph: (413) 253-4102

Amy Boyers, PhD
7325 SW 63rd Ave.
Suite 101
South Miami, FL 33143
Ph: (786) 235-9000

Dr Sonia Bues
Clinical Psychologist
(United Kingdom and Germany)
Unit 18540
PO Box 6945
+44 (0) 7824 552831

Theresa Chesnut, LCSW
2680 Bayshore Parkway, suite 101
Mountain View, CA
Ph: (314) 608-7607

Maree Clark
Occupational Therapist (Practice Supervisor)
Acting Child & Adolescent Team Coordinator
Regional Eating Disorder Service
Ph: (09)6234650
Fax: (09)6234656 and


Elisheva Dorfman
7065 Hayvenhurst Ave.  #9
Van Nuys, Ca 91406
Ph: (818) 697-1113

Melissa Gerson, LCSW
Clinical Director and Founder
Columbus Park Collaborative and 
Columbus Park DBT
210 Central Park South, Suite 1A
New York, New York 10019   
Ph: (646) 245-2021
Fax (646) 530-8678

Lisa Petersen, PhD
Clinical Director
Eating Recovery Center of California
3610 American River Drive, Suite 140
Sacramento, CA 95864


Catherine Serra Poirier, PsyD, PhD, Psychologist
Montreal Children's Hospital

Helen Savin, LCSW
1400 Santa Rita Road
Ste. K
Pleasanton, CA 94566
Ph: (925) 895-6528

Dr. Kimberly Sogge, CPsych
Sogge & Associates Practice in Psychology
451 Daly Avenue
Ottawa, Ontario
Tel: 613-288-0022
FB: soggeandassociates
Twitter: DrSogge


Lisa Stevenson
1568 Belmont Ave. NW
Shakopee, MN 55379
Ph: (218) 205-7463

Kristine Suchan, MFT
Clinical Manager of Outpatient Services
Eating Recovery Center of California
3610 American River Drive, Suite 140
Sacramento, CA 95864

Carolyn McCarter Wood, MDiv, LCSW, LCAS
775 Haywood Road, Suite D
Asheville NC 28806
Ph: (828) 778-9902
Fax: 1-815-361-7428