Episode 231: Jennifer Rollin: The Harms of Diet Culture

Today, Kathy welcomes Jennifer Rollin, MSW, LCSW-C, and they have a conversation on the harms of diet culture.

Jennifer Rollin is a therapist and founder of The Eating Disorder Center in Rockville, Maryland, who specializes in working with adolescents and adults with eating disorders including, anorexia, bulimia, and binge eating disorder, body image issues, anxiety, depression, and self-injury.

Jennifer has experience working in a variety of settings including, an outpatient mental health clinic, residential programs for adolescents, and a sexual assault crisis hotline. She served as the chairwoman of Project Heal’s national network of eating disorder treatment providers. She received a Best of Rockville Award for 2020 and 2019 under the category of psychotherapists. Jennifer has been named as one of the top eating disorder experts in the country by Balance Eating Disorder Treatment Center.

Jennifer has a certificate in Enhanced Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Eating Disorders. She also has a certificate in Dialectical Behavior Therapy. She is a Certified Intuitive Eating Counselor. She was on The Junior Board of Directors for The National Eating Disorders Association. She was invited to serve on the conference committee for The National Eating Disorders Association’s 2018 Conference.

Jennifer has been interviewed speaking about eating disorders on television including on Fox, ABC, PBS, and NBC. She has also been interviewed by The Washington Post, TIME Magazine, US News & World Report, Forbes, The Huffington Post, Seventeen Magazine, In Style Magazine, and Esquire Magazine. She gives talks about eating disorders at national eating disorder conferences, therapy centers, retreats, and colleges.

She is the co-author of the upcoming book ‘The Inside Scoop to Eating Disorder Recovery: Advice from two therapists who have been there,’ which will be published March of 2021 with Routledge. She is an expert writer on The Huffington Post and Psychology Today. Her professional blog was named one of the top eating disorder blogs in the world.

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