Episode 46: Dr. Beth Hartman McGilley: Eating Disorders, Exercise, and the Recovery Process

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Today, Kathy is joined by Dr. Beth Hartman McGilley and they discuss eating disorders, exercise, and the recovery process. This episode is filled with rich, invaluable information about exercise and eating disorders that we know you will learn from.

Beth Hartman McGilley, Ph.D., FAED, Clinical Associate Professor, University of Kansas School of Medicine–Wichita is a psychologist in private practice, specializing in the treatment of eating and related disorders, body image, athletes, trauma, and grief. A Fellow of the Academy for Eating Disorders (AED), and a Certified Eating Disorders Specialist, she has practiced for over 30 years, writing, lecturing, supervising, directing an inpatient eating disorders program and providing individual, family and group therapy.  She has published in academic journals and the popular media, as well as contributing chapters to several books. She is a journal editor for Eating Disorders: The Journal of Treatment & Prevention, and co-editor for the book: Treatment of Eating Disorders: Bridging the Research/Practice Gap. She has presented extensively to national and international, lay and professional audiences, as well as appeared on a variety of local and national news and radio outlets.

In addition to her clinical work, Dr. McGilley has been a chair or member of numerous committees for the AED since its inception. These include: Health Club Taskforce (Chair, 2009-2015), Medical Management Taskforce (Member, 2009-present), Public Relations Committee (Chair, Advocacy Subcommittee, 2002-04), Membership Recruitment/Retention Committee (Co-Chair.1999-03), Fundraising Committee (Member, 2001-02), Managed Care Task Force Committee (Member, 1997-01). She is the co-founder and Co-Chair of the AED Professionals and Recovery Special Interest Group, and is a member of the AED Somatic Therapies SIG.

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