Conference Session: A Heavy Price: The Effect of Subtle Weight Stigma on Our ED Field, Our ED Clients, and ourselves AND What to Do About It.

Dr. Jen Henretty graduated summa cum laude with her BA from Ohio Wesleyan University before going on to earn her MS and PhD from the University of Memphis. While attending the University of Memphis, Dr. Henretty was awarded the prestigious S. Howard Bartley Scholar Award and the Society of Psychotherapy Research’s Enrico E. Jones Memorial Award.

Dr. Henretty has been in the therapeutic industry for 15 years, treating eating disorders in both adolescent and adult populations and in all levels-of-care: inpatient, residential, partial hospitalization, intensive outpatient, and outpatient settings. She has authored multiple publications, in such journals as Psychotherapy Research, Clinical Psychology Review, and the Journal of Counseling Psychology, and has functioned as an eating disorder subject expert on the Answers 4 The Family radio show, on the Dr. Phil television show, and for the LA Times newspaper.

Dr. Henretty is a Certified Eating Disorder Specialist (CEDS) and has spoken at local, national, and international conferences; serves as president of the Los Angeles Chapter of the International Association of Eating Disorder Professionals (iaedp); is a member of the Academy for Eating Disorders (AED); and has practiced as an eating disorder therapist, Program Director, and the Director of Outcomes & Research for Center for Discovery.