A group of professional treatment providers have announced the formation of the Mid-South Eating Disorders Association (MSEDA) to serve as a community resource dedicated to the education, treatment and networking for all eating disorders treatment providers.
Teri McCann, PhD, CEDS, and MSEDA, a co-founder and board member said, "We are pleased to have a dedicated professional organization to build community among treatment professionals in the Mid-South, which will improve our ability to provide comprehensive solutions for those struggling with this devastating illness."
McCann is the founder and executive clinical director of Fairhaven Treatment Center for Eating Disorders. She is a licensed psychologist, certified rehabilitation counselor and certified eating disorders specialist.
In addition to McCann, the board will include Michelle Bowden, MD, an assistant professor at University of Tennessee Health Science Center and adolescent medicine physician at Le Bonheur Children's Hospital; and Angie Wallick, MS, RDN, CSR, LDN, a nutrition therapist with Memphis Nutrition Group.
MSEDA will be open to all behavioral health counselors, nutrition specialists, medical professionals, school/college counselors and interested treatment providers.
Those interested in more information about MSEDA should contact Suzanne Horsley at firstname.lastname@example.org.