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Registered dietitian nutritionist Dr. Marcia Herrin, EdD, MPH, RDN, LD, CD, FAED provides nutrition counseling, consulting and supervision via telehealth around eating disorders and weight issues.

Dr. Herrin has treated eating disorder patients for over 30 years. She is the author of Nutrition Counseling in the Treatment of Eating Disorders and The Parent’s Guide to Eating Disorders.

Dr. Herrin is the founder of Dartmouth College’s nationally renowned eating disorder treatment program for college students. She is a clinical professor at Dartmouth’s Medical School with an appointment in the Adolescent Medicine Faculty and provides training to Pediatric Residents at Children’s Hospital at Dartmouth.

Besides lecturing worldwide on nutrition counseling in the treatment of eating disorders, Dr. Herrin provides programmatic and clinical supervision for eating disorder providers in the US, United Arab Emirates, Ukraine, Britain, Mexico, Russia, India and Venezuela.

Dr. Herrin holds a doctorate in nutrition education from Columbia University and Master of Public Health from the University of California-Berkeley. She is a licensed as a dietitian (LD) in New Hampshire and Massachusetts and certified to practice dietetics (CD) in Vermont. As a registered dietitian, she can also practice in many states. Dr. Herrin has received the honor of being selected as a Fellow of the Academy of Eating Disorders (FAED).

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Welcome

Registered dietitian Marcia Herrin provides nutrition counseling, consulting and supervision via telehealth around eating disorders and weight issues.

Dr. Herrin has treated eating disorder patients for over 30 years. She is the author of Nutrition Counseling in the Treatment of Eating Disorders and The Parent’s Guide to Eating Disorders.

Dr. Herrin is the founder of Dartmouth College’s nationally renowned eating disorder treatment program for college students. She is a clinical professor at Dartmouth’s Medical School with an appointment in the Adolescent Medicine Faculty and provides training to Pediatric Residents at Children’s Hospital at Dartmouth.

Besides lecturing worldwide on nutrition counseling in the treatment of eating disorders, Dr. Herrin provides programmatic and clinical supervision for eating disorder providers in the US, United Arab Emirates, Ukraine, Britain, Mexico, Russia, India and Venezuela.

Dr. Herrin holds a doctorate in nutrition education from Columbia University and Master of Public Health from the University of California-Berkeley. She is a licensed as a dietitian (LD) in New Hampshire and Massachusetts and certified to practice dietetics (CD) in Vermont. As a registered dietitian, she can also practice in many states. Dr. Herrin has received the honor of being selected as a Fellow of the Academy of Eating Disorders (FAED).

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The Parent’s Guide to Eating Disorders

This is the first book to address the eating problems of children and adolescents from the practical point of view of a nutritionist. It is designed primarily for parents or caregivers who are concerned about the eating patterns of their child. It is you who are the first to become aware of an emerging problem, and it is you who spend the most time with your child, preparing meals, trying to get her to eat, worrying about your child’s health.

You’ll find help with:

  • Avoiding a relapse
  • Spotting early warning signs
  • Normalizing eating and exercise
  • Knowing when to seek professional help
  • Dealing with school, friends, sports, and camp
  • Establishing healthy attitudes toward food at a young age
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Nutrition Counseling in the Treatment of Eating Disorders, 2nd edition

Marcia Herrin and Maria Larkin have collaborated on the second edition of Nutrition Counseling in the Treatment of Eating Disorders, infusing research-based approaches and their own clinically-refined tools for managing food and weight-related issues. New to this edition is a section on nutrition counseling interventions derived from cognitive behavioral therapy-enhanced, dialectical behavioral therapy, family-based treatment, and motivational interviewing techniques. Readers will appreciate the state of the art nutrition and weight assessment guidelines, the practical clinical techniques for managing bingeing, purging, excessive exercise, and weight restoration as well as the unique food planning approach developed by the authors. As a comprehensive overview of food and weight-related treatments, this book is an indispensible resource for nutrition counselors, psychotherapists, psychiatrists, physicians, and primary care providers.

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The Parent’s Guide to Eating Disorders

This is the first book to address the eating problems of children and adolescents from the practical point of view of a nutritionist. It is designed primarily for parents or caregivers who are concerned about the eating patterns of their child. It is you who are the first to become aware of an emerging problem, and it is you who spend the most time with your child, preparing meals, trying to get her to eat, worrying about your child’s health.

You’ll find help with:

  • Avoiding a relapse
  • Spotting early warning signs
  • Normalizing eating and exercise
  • Knowing when to seek professional help
  • Dealing with school, friends, sports, and camp
  • Establishing healthy attitudes toward food at a young age
More Information
Purchase Now

Nutrition Counseling in the Treatment of Eating Disorders, 2nd edition

Marcia Herrin and Maria Larkin have collaborated on the second edition of Nutrition Counseling in the Treatment of Eating Disorders, infusing research-based approaches and their own clinically-refined tools for managing food and weight-related issues. New to this edition is a section on nutrition counseling interventions derived from cognitive behavioral therapy-enhanced, dialectical behavioral therapy, family-based treatment, and motivational interviewing techniques. Readers will appreciate the state of the art nutrition and weight assessment guidelines, the practical clinical techniques for managing bingeing, purging, excessive exercise, and weight restoration as well as the unique food planning approach developed by the authors. As a comprehensive overview of food and weight-related treatments, this book is an indispensible resource for nutrition counselors, psychotherapists, psychiatrists, physicians, and primary care providers.

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Praise for The Parent’s Guide to Eating Disorders

“A must read for parents, patients and professionals dealing with these illnesses.”

— Craig Johnson, PhD
Director, Eating Disorders Program at Laureate Psychiatric Hospital

“This is the definitive encyclopedia for parents who are concerned about their children’s eating or weight.”

— Cynthia M. Bulik, PhD. FAED
Director, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Eating Disorders Program

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Watch Marcia’s video addressing 24 different eating disorder topics for parents at Kids in the House, an online source for parenting.

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Watch Marcia’s video addressing 24 different eating disorder topics for parents at Kids in the House, an online source for parenting.

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