Presenting Our Annual Gala

Icebreaker - Breaking the Silence

April 6, 2019

“We are thrilled to honor someone of Carolyn’s stature at our gala.  We hope you will join us for what we’re sure will be a stimulating and inspiring event.”
Toni Saiber

Founder, EDF

“Carolyn’s presence will enable EDF to continue a gala tradition that includes both celebration and education.”

Steve Shelley

Board President, EDF

Introducing Carolyn Costin

Greg Hueni Memorial Award Recipient and Keynote Speaker

The Eating Disorder Foundation is proud to announce that renowned clinician and author Carolyn Costin MA, MEd, LMFT, CEDS, FAED will give the keynote address and receive the esteemed Greg Hueni Memorial Award at this years 2019 Gala, Icebreaker-Breaking the Silence, which will take place April 6th at Denver’s Grand Hyatt Hotel.

Carolyn Costin is an eating disorder clinician, author,  and international speaker acclaimed for her expertise in the eating disorder field. Carolyn’s personal story illuminates the power of recovery. She overcame anorexia nervosa while in her 20’s and subsequently earned two masters degrees and began her career as a psychotherapist. 

In 1996, Carolyn created Monte Nido, a treatment center near Malibu, CA. the first licensed, residential eating disorder treatment facility in a home setting, combining state of the art treatment with eastern methodologies. After leaving Monte Nido & Affiliates Carolyn opened The Carolyn Costin Institute, offering the first certification program for eating disorder coaches and education for clinicians and families. Through her speeches and acclaimed books, such as The Eating Disorder Sourcebook, Your Dieting Daughter, and 8 Keys to Recovery from an Eating Disorder, Carolyn has been a tireless voice in treating, educating and preventing eating disorders. 
Carolyn has served on a number of boards in her dedicated years including The National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA) as Former Board Trustee and chair of The Parent Family Network, an editorial board member of Eating Disorders: The Journal of Treatment and Prevention, Project Heal Advisory Board, and Senior Advisory Committee, former board of directors and L.A. chapter president of International Association of Eating Disorder Professionals (IAEDP), and a fellow of the Academy of Eating Disorders (AED).

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