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Beth earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Theater from the University of Rhode Island, and a Master of Arts in both Art Therapy and Marriage and Family Therapy from the Phillips Graduate Institute in Encino, California. She is a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in the states of Alabama, California and New York. She relocated ten years ago to co-found and co-direct A Center for eating Disorders.
Beth was a Primary Therapist at the Eating Disorder Center of California, a well-respected day-treatment program similar to ACED. While there, she also developed and led therapeutic groups, such as family therapy, spirituality, primary-process, experiential, art therapy, body image, and DBT. She is also a Certified Eating Disorder Specialist and Supervisor (CEDS-S).
Beth carved out a professional niche in eating disorders as a school therapist for kindergarteners to eighth-graders, for whom she created programs promoting positive body image, self-esteem and media literacy. A large part of her work at the school was family counseling, as well as the promotion of community awareness and the prevention of eating disorders.
She is most grateful for her two amazing daughters, her golden doodle, Barry and her one-eyed cat, Blinkie.
Like everyone else who works here, Beth is excited to be part of our mission to share lifelong recovery with those suffering from an eating disorder. She adds to our team a sense of humor, an uncanny ability to connect with people, and wisdom gained in her own recovery from an eating disorder.
Despite her Northeastern childhood, the free-spirited Beth loves southern rock, grits and greens.