Lauren Muhlheim, Psy.D., FAED, CEDS

Psychologist and Eating Disorder Specialist

Video Topic: Eating Disorder Therapy – What You Need to Know

Presented by Lauren Muhlheim,  Psy.D., FAED, CEDS and Charlotte Thomas, LCSW : Gather some important tools to help you understand what to look for in a competent eating disorder therapist. Learn what therapies are best to use in eating disorder recovery. These two expert eating disorder therapists will talk honestly about finding good therapy and knowing what to expect from it and then what to do if you do not see progress. The tools they pass on to you will help you be an advocate for your loved one, when they can’t do it for themselves.

Lauren Muhlheim, Psy.D., FAED, CEDS is a psychologist and eating disorder specialist who provides evidence-based treatment for eating disorders in the outpatient setting and virtually for patients in California and New York. She was originally trained in CBT for eating disorders in the 1990s by one of its developers and is certified in family-based treatment (FBT). She is a fellow of the Academy for Eating Disorders. Dr. Muhlheim is an approved IAEDP supervisor and trains other professionals. Dr. Muhlheim is a former board member of the Academy for Eating Disorders, is the Eating Disorder Expert for Verywell (formerly, and is Clinical Director of the Eating Disorder Information website, Mirror-Mirror Eating Disorders. She has co-authored a 2016 peer-reviewed paper, Eating disorders and scope of competence for outpatient psychotherapists. She is the author of an upcoming book with New Harbinger Publications, When your Teen Has an Eating Disorder: Practical Strategies to Help Your Teen Recover From Anorexia, Bulimia, and Binge Eating (September 2018). She directs an outpatient practice in Los Angeles, Eating Disorder Therapy LA. http://www.eatingdisordertherapy/.


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