Today, Kathy welcomes Dr. Lauren Muhlheim and their topic is determining college readiness during eating disorder recovery. Dr. Muhlheim discusses her college readiness checklist as well as other steps students should take when preparing for college.
Be sure to check out Dr. Muhlheim’s college readiness checklist!
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. 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). Dr. Muhlheim is Director of Outreach of the Academy for Eating Disorders, is the Eating Disorder Expert for Verywell (formerly About.com), and is Clinical Director of the Eating Disorder Information website, Mirror-Mirror Eating Disorders. She is a fellow of the Academy for Eating Disorders. Dr. Muhlheim is an approved IAEDP supervisor and trains other professionals. 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 Overcome Anorexia, Bulimia, and Binge Eating (September 2018). She directs an outpatient practice in Los Angeles, Eating Disorder Therapy LA. http://www.eatingdisordertherapy/.