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Mary Beth Blackwell, LSCSW, LCSW, CEDS

Clinical Director, Therapist

Mary Beth Blackwell, LSCSW, LCSW, earned her Masters of Social Work at the University of Kansas. Prior to earning her Masters, she was a Certified Nutritional Consultant with a Bachelor of Science in Natural Health and had her own nutritional consulting practice. She has been the Director of The Eating Disorder Resource Center at Jewish Family Services of Greater Kansas City for over ten years. She was previously employed at The Midwest Center for Eating Disorders at Research Medical Center until it closed in 2012. While working there she developed and implemented a trauma treatment program for patients with eating disorders who also have experienced past sexual abuse or trauma. Mary Beth also provides continuing education to professionals on the Diagnosis and Treatment of Eating Disorders. She currently is a Board Member of MOEDA and the University of Kansas School of Social Welfare.

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