Sarah Ravin, Ph.D., is a licensed psychologist in private practice near Miami, FL. She earned a BA in Psychology and English Literature from Smith College in 2001 and a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from American University in 2008. An advocate for and practitioner of evidence-based treatments, Dr. Ravin specializes in Family-Based Treatment for adolescent eating disorders as well as Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy for anxiety, depression, OCD, and related disorders. Dr. Ravin is a professional advisor for FEAST: Families Empowered and Supporting Treatment for Eating Disorders, an active member of the Academy for Eating Disorders and the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, and the author of an award-winning blog on eating disorders and related topics in psychology.
In my work as a clinical psychologist, I am faced daily with stories of tragedy,...
When a teenager requests more privacy, withdraws from her parents, and demands more freedom, we...