Stephanie Albers is a licensed therapist who specializes in providing therapy to individuals in larger bodies. She is well aware of the challenges faced by many individuals seeking mental health treatment and is strongly committed to eliminating all the barriers to accessing healthcare. Stephanie has worked for a not-for-profit group that focuses on removing obstacles to eating disorder treatment and offers support to individuals to ensure proper diagnosis and appropriate care.
Stephanie has a keen interest in the impact of social media on the development of eating disorders and has conducted extensive research on the topic, presenting her findings at several conferences. Her approach to therapy involves a Health at Every Size framework that balances evidenced-based approaches. She has a wealth of knowledge and experience in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), and Acceptance Commitment Therapy (ACT).
Stephanie is actively involved in the eating disorder and size-inclusive community and volunteers her time with organizations like Families Empowered and Supporting Treatment for Eating Disorder (FEAST), the National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders (ANAD), and the Eating Disorder Foundation (EDF).
In her leisure time, Stephanie loves to go hiking and biking, indulge in reading, and spend quality time with her family and dogs.