Lauren Muhlheim, PsyD CEDS-S, FAED

Clinical Psychologist,
Eating Disorder Therapy LA

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Eating Disorder Therapy LA
Los Angeles, CA


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, 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 an author of an upcoming eating disorder book with New Harbinger Publications (September 2018). She directs an outpatient practice in Los Angeles, Eating Disorder Therapy LA. http://www.eatingdisordertherapy/.