The International Association of Eating Disorders Professionals (iaedp) is well recognized for its excellence in providing first-quality education and high-level training standards to an international multidisciplinary group of various healthcare treatment providers and helping professions, who treat the full spectrum of eating disorder problems.

Our Purpose

To provide continuing education for eating disorder treatment providers, students, and professionals who wish to increase their knowledge.

To provide networking opportunities in order to foster collaboration, learn from other’s expertise and create a network of referral sources in order to provide the best possible care for patients/clients.

To promote ethical and professional standards of excellence within the field of eating disorders by encouraging professionals to complete the iadep™ certification process.

Phoenix Chapter Mission Statement

The Phoenix iaedp Chapter, as an affiliate of the iaedp Foundation, will provide eating disorder educational programs, information, discussion forums, networking, regional, and state clinical team building, and other services to enhance the experience of its members in accordance with the iaedp Foundation mission. It is through the furtherance of this common purpose that chapters will promote effective cooperation and collaboration among members, building a well-informed membership and providing for membership promotion and retention in the best interest of the Chapter and the iaedp™ Foundation.

Phoenix Chapter Executive Committee


Dr. Kari Anderson, LPC, CEDS-S (she/her), President and Certification Chair  

Nancy Romanick, RD, MBA, MAPC, LPC (she/her), Past President and Treasurer 

Dena Larsen Gazeley (she/her), Sponsor Chair

Paije Nobles, MS, RDN (she/her), Secretary 




Dena Cabrera, PsyD, CEDS-S (she/her) Speaker’s Chair

Kristine Sinner, MS, RDN, CEDRD (she/her) Education Chair

Melodie Simmons, MS, LPC, CEDS-S, ACHE (she/her)  Marketing Chair

Winter Groeshl, MC, LPC (she/her) Membership Chair

Rebecca Reeder (she/her), Events Chair

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