Specialized Eating Disorder Treatment

Dr. Ciepcielinski is credentialed as a Certified Eating Disorders Specialist (CEDS) through the International Association of Eating Disorder Professionals (IAEDP), one of the world’s leading eating disorder organizations.  According to IAEDP, an individual designated as a CEDS must demonstrate the following, all related to the field of eating disorders: 

  • extensive clinical experience 

  • history of providing presentations and/or workshops 

  • publications  

  • participation in eating disorder research

  • supervision of other professionals 

  • program development 

  • active involvement in professional organizations 

Dr. Ciepcielinski works closely with teams of physicians and dietitians in the Charlotte area to deliver the best outpatient care for eating disorders possible. As a CEDS, she utilizes an Intuitive Eating and a Health at Every Size approach to food, health, and weight. See below for helpful resources specifically focused on eating disorders and body image:


Association for Size Diversity and Health

Academy for Eating Disorders

Health at Every Size

International Association of Eating Disorder Professionals

Intuitive Eating

National Eating Disorders Association

National Eating Disorder Information Centre- Canada


Eating in the Light of the Moon

When Food is Love

Body Respect

Life without Ed


Food Psych

Eating Disorders Catalogue- Podcast Archives

Dr. Ciepcielinski featured on The Curious Mother podcast

For Parents and Loved Ones:

Recommended Reading List for Parents/Loved Ones (pdf)