Eating Disorder Professionals


Arlington, VA

Jennifer Maskell Carney, PhD, LPC, NCC

Address: 1550 Wilson Blvd, Suite 600, Arlington, VA 22209
Phone: 703-598-2099
Treatment Models: Feminist, Interpersonal, couples therapy.
Clients Include: Men, women, teens, couples struggling with anorexia, bulimia, binge-eating disorder, obesity and compulsive exercising or sexual abuse.

  • Insurance
  • Sliding Scale
  • 7 years in practice



Center for Discovery
Toll Free: 800-760-3934

Founder and CEO: Craig Brown, PhD
Additional Locations:

California: Ranchos Palos Verdes, CA, Fremont, CA, Downey, CA, La Habra, CA, Lakewood, CA, Menlo Park, CA, San Diego, CA

Connecticut: Fairfield, CT, Southport, CT

Illinois: Chicago, IL

Washington: Bellevue, WA, Edmonds, WA

Center for Discovery has been helping adolescents and teens with eating disorders for over 17 years. At Center for Discovery, we provide residential eating disorder treatment for male and female adolescents and teens ages 10 to 18 and adult women ages 18 and up. Our mission is to provide the personalized, intensive and effective treatment necessary to affect behavioral, social, emotional, and spiritual growth for individuals with eating disorders. At Center for Discovery, we know that while the symptoms of eating disorders are often similar, the issues contributing to eating disorders can vary greatly from person to person. We consider this understanding critical to providing effective and individualized treatment for individuals with eating disorders.

We provide residential treatment in home-like settings in residential neighborhoods. Our locations offer an intimate treatment setting with no more than 8 residents at one time with a low resident to staff ratio. Treatment within a residential neighborhood also allows residents to feel more comfortable in a familiar surrounding as well as providing greater transferability and internalization of the treatment experience to life after treatment. Our locations do not look, feel or smell like a hospital and we strive to provide an environment where residents feel like and are treated like people, never patients.

Center for Discovery’s nutrition program promotes active participation in the kitchen. As they progress, residents will be involved in menu planning, grocery shopping, food preparation, and daily cooking while in treatment. On a weekly basis, residents attend an off-site restaurant challenge and learn to manage the stress and emotions involved in various public settings. Individually resident’s will participate in the Therapeutic Family Meal where the dietitian, primary therapist, and select family members eat together in order to develop skills which promote supportive family meal experiences.

Clients Include: Center for Discovery treats males and females ages 10 – 18 and women 18 and over.
Treatment Models: Family Therapy, Individual Therapy, Group Therapy (DBT, Body Image, Movement Therapy, Creative Arts Therapy, etc), Intensive Hands On Nutrition Program, Comprehensive Medical Assessment, Personally Tailored Behavioral Interventions


Lynn F. Field, PhD LPC, MA

Address: INOVA Kellar Center,  11204 Waples Mill Rd, Fairfax, VA 22030
Phone: (703) 218-8526 Fax: (703) 359-0463
Treatment Models: Individual, Family and  Couples through CBT, Feminist, Psychodynamic and Family Systems
Clients Include: Women, Men, Adolescents (age 12+), College students and Athletes suffering from  Anorexia Nervosa, Bulimia Nervosa, Binge Eating Disorder,  OCD, Self-injury, Drug/Alcohol Additions or Compulsive Exercise

  • 18 years in practice
  • Accepts credit cards and insurance


Prosperity Eating Disorders and Wellness

Address: 1031 Sterling Road, Suite 203, Herndon, VA 20170
Phone: (703)466-5000 Fax: (703) 649-3557

Treatment Models: Individual, Family and  Couples through DBT, CBT, Group Therapy, Holistic, Nutrition & Meal Support, Spiritual, EMDR, Interpersonal, Family Systems, Psychodynamic and Equine. Also have a family physician on staff who can conduct EKGs, medication management, and wellness checks.
Clients Include:  Men, Women, Children, Teens and the Elderly with Anorexia Nervosa, Bulimia Nervosa, Compulsive Exercise, Athletes, Self-Injury, Obesity, Body Dysmorphic Disorder, Binge Eating Disorder and Drug/Alcohol Additions.

  • Credit cards accepted
  • Fluent in Spanish

Leesburg, VA

Ann Ford, LPC

Address: 15-D Loudoun St, SW, Leesburg, VA, 20132
Phone: 703-777-9117
Treatment Models: Individual therapy through Holistic, Interpersonal, Psychodynamic and Family Systems
Clients Include: Women, Men, Adolescents (age16+) struggling with AN, BN, BED, Self-Injury and Compulsive Exercise


  • 20+ Years in practice
  • Credit Cards and Insurance

McLean, VA

Adina Shapiro, LCSW

Address: 1495 Chain Bridge Rd., McLean, VA 22101
Phone: (703) 761-3939 Fax: (571) 633-9798
Treatment Models: Individual, Family, Couples, Group, IPT, Biopsychosocial, Psychodynamic, Family Systems, Dialectical Behavior Therapy, Feminist.
Clients Include: Adolescents, body image, college students, males, medically ill, self injury, sexual abuse, co-morbid psychiatric disorders.

  • 26 years in practice.

Norfolk, VA

Carolyn Reed Hersh, MA, LPC

Address: 117 W 21st St., Suite 206, Norfolk, VA 23517
Phone:(757) 404-3010 Fax: (757) 397-8394
Treatment Models: Individual sessions, support groups, family systems, pyschodynamic, IPT, feminist, and cognitive behavioral therapy.
Clients Include: Adolescents, college students, males and females, who suffer from eating disorders.


Richmond, VA

Paula J. Jean, PhD

Address: 907 Westwood Ave, Richmond, VA 23222
Phone: (804) 329-3940 Fax: (804) 329-3945
Treatment Models: Feminist, Psychodynamic, CBT, Individual.
Clients Include: Adolescents, Men, Women, Anorexia Nervosa, Sexual Abuse, Bulimia Nervosa, Obesity, Compulsive Exercisers.

Elliott J. Spanier, MD, Tucker Psychiatric Clinic

Address: 1000 Boulders Parkway Ste. 202, Richmond, VA 23225
Phone: (804) 320-7881 Fax: (804) 320-2050
Treatment Models: Individual therapy and Family therapy with CBT, Biopsychosocial, Pharmacological, Holistic, Medical Intervention, Interpersonal, Psychodynamic, Family Systems.
Clients Include: Women, Men, Adolescents (Age 15+), Elderly and Athletes struggling with Anorexia Nervosa, Bulimia Nervosa, Binge Eating, Body Dysmorphic Disorder,  OCD, Drug/Alcohol Addiction, Nutrition and Compulsive Exercise

  • 39+ years in practice
  • Accepts Credit Cards and Insurance


Vienna, VA

Alexandra Kaghan, LCSW, LLC

Address: 243 Church Street NW, Suite 300A, Vienna, VA 22180
Phone: (703)319-1436
Treatment Models: Individual therapy, Couples therapy and Family therapy through CBT, Interpersonal, Psychodynamic and Family Systems.
Clients Include: Women, Men, Adolescents (Age 13+) and Elderly struggling with Anorexia Nervosa, Bulimia Nervosa and Binge Eating Disorder

  • 25 years in practice.

Virginia Inglese, LCSW, RD

Total Health Concepts, LLC
Address: 2720 Willow Dr., Vienna, VA 22181
Phone: (703) 255-7012 Fax: (703) 255-6171
Treatment Models: Individual, Family, Couples, Group, Support Group, Nutritional, CBT, Psychodynamic, Medical/ Nutrition Stabilization, Family Systems.
Clients Include: Adolescents, Athletes, Body Image, Children, College Students, males, medically ill, sexual abuse.

  • 25 years in practice.