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Introducing our F.E.A.S.T. Advisory Panel: Beth Mayer

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F.E.A.S.T., as you may  know, is an international, non profit, volunteer run organization governed by a Board of Directors. In addition, however, to the informed guidance of our Board of Directors, F.E.A.S.T. benefits greatly from the consultative expertise of a group of international professionals and allies who sit on our Advisory Panel.    
    Today we would like to introduce you to Beth Mayer:
BethMayer, LICSW, the Executive Director of the Multi-Service Eating Disorders Association, has been working in the eating disorders field for 30 years. She is nationally recognized for her clinical work with eating disorders and has spoken at conferences around the country. 
     Prior to her tenure at MEDA, she was the Program Director of three community-based adolescent programs for Riverside Community Care, a health and human services non-profit organization that delivers mental health, early intervention, and substance abuse treatment services throughout Eastern and Central Massachus…

Introducing our F.E.A.S.T. Advisory Panel: JUNE ALEXANDER

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F.E.A.S.T., as you may  know, is an international, non profit, volunteer run organization governed by a Board of Directors. In addition, however, to the informed guidance of our Board of Directors, F.E.A.S.T. benefits greatly from the consultative expertise of a group of international professionals and allies who sit on our Advisory Panel.  We will, over the course of the next few Mondays (14 actually), be introducing them to you all...so, please, keep checking in.  Our first introduction in the series is to journalist, author and advocate, June Alexander.  June has graciously agreed to be introduced through an "Advocacy Interview": 




1.How did you find your path to ED Advocacy?    
In 2007, 44 years after I developed anorexia nervosa, for the first time I publicly shared my inner story. My hope was that if I helped one person with an eating disorder know that they had an illness from which they could recover, this would make my own suffering worthwhile. So began the most …