Jennie Kramer, MSW, LCSW, is co-author of Overcoming Binge Eating for DUMMIES (Wiley/2013), and founder and executive director of Metro Behavioral Health Associates (MBHA) Eating Disorder Treatment Centers located in New York City and Scarsdale, New York. MBHA offers comprehensive outpatient treatment for all forms of eating disorders along the spectrum including including an IOP for adults and for adolescents for all forms of disordered eating.
Jennie served as the director of the Renfrew Centers for Eating Disorders in both New York and New Jersey for five years and has been treating all forms of eating disorders for many years. Prior to entering this field, she also served as chief operating officer for Dr. Robert Atkins and was a management consultant to the healthcare industry with a special emphasis on integrative medicine.
Jennie received her training from Adelphi and Fordham universities. She is vice chair of the BEDA Board of Directors, serves on the Board of The Westchester Group Psychotherapy Society and enjoys membership and affiliation with organizations such as The National Eating Disorders Assoc. (NEDA), The Academy for Eating Disorders (AED), The American Group Psychotherapy Association (AGPA), The Eating Disorders Coalition (EDC),The National Association of Social Work (NASW), New York Academy of Sciences (NYAS), The NY State Society for Clinical Social Work (NYSSCSW) The American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE), the International Network of Integrative Mental Health (INIMH) and others.