Dr Tony Paulson has treated patients with eating disorders for more than 20 years and has lectured extensively on the topic to community groups and professionals. He is an adjunct professor at Sacramento State and teaches core classes at JFK University's eating disorders certificate program. He co-authored the book, "Why She Feels Fat: Understanding Your Loved One's Eating Disorder and How You Can Help" to assist families in better understanding and responding to their loved one's eating disorder. Dr Paulson's approach to treating anorexia, bulimia, and binge eating disorder utilizes a combination of education, cognitive therapy, and experiential activities. Dr Paulson is the only clinician in Sacramento to be certified in Family Based Treatment by the Training Institute for Child and Adolescent Eating Disorders (see maudsleyparents.org).
Your path to recovery starts with reaching out for help. I appreciate you visiting our web site and considering treatment. The path you are about to walk on can at times be steep and full of obstacles. You might feel like you can't take another step or the obstacles are too large to overcome. Yet at other times it might feel like the path is never ending. I can assure you that you will not walk this path alone. You will be given direction, guidance, and comfort on your journey to recovery by our dedicated staff. Recovery is living a life you were meant to live and letting go of the fears that feed your eating disorder. Life away from your eating disorder has trials and struggles but is also full of love and connection to others. Open yourself up to the possibilities! - Tony Paulson, Ph.D.
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Dr. Emma McManus has been treating patients for seven years in a variety of clinical settings. She has earned a masters and a doctorate degree in clinical psychology. Dr. McManus is trained in evidence based treatments for eating disorders including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Acceptance Commitment Therapy. To insure proper and effective treatment is available to all those who seek it, Dr. McManus offers services on a sliding scale based solely on financial need. Dr McManus is a psychological assistant and is under the supervision of Dr. Tony Paulson.
There is no one best approach to treating patients suffering from eating disorders. Treatment and recovery is truly individualized and based on the unique needs of each patient. Through developing a supportive therapeutic relationship, you and I will work together to develop the treatment plan that will be most effective for you. I will bring to our work together a commitment to assist you in finding full recovery from eating disorders. The journey will not be easy but with proper guidance and the devotion and care I will show for your recovery freedom from ED is possible.
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Dr. Snyder's clinical experience started in 2008, providing individual, couples, family and group therapy in a variety of settings including community mental health and the VA. She obtained her bachelors degree in psychology at University of California, Davis and her masters and doctorate degrees at Alliant International University. She has been involved in international research in Vietnam as well as providing workshops there. Dr. Snyder is trained in Family-Based Treatment (also known as the Maudsley Method) and works with patients and their families providing individual, couples and family counseling. She also provides educational workshops about eating disorders and related issues, such as body image. She provides services on a sliding scale to ensure that treatment is available to anyone in need. She is a Psychological Assistant under the supervision of Dr. Paulson.
My goal through nutrition therapy is to help individuals regain trust in their body’s ability to guide the eating process and break free from rigid thoughts and behaviors around food that can impact all areas in one’s life. The process of regaining trust takes time, practice, patience and perseverance but I am here to help you every step on this path to nutritional recovery!
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