Carolyn Black Becker

Professor of Psychology

Carolyn Black Becker, PhD, APBB, FAED is a Professor of Psychology at Trinity University and a licensed, board-certified clinical psychologist who specializes in the treatment of PTSD, anxiety disorders, and eating disorders. She is a fellow of the Academy for Eating Disorders (AED), the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, and the Association for Psychological Science. Dr. Becker is a past president of both the Society for a Science of Clinical Psychology and the AED. She has received numerous awards including the Lori Irving Award for Excellence in Eating Disorders Prevention and Awareness granted by the National Eating Disorders Association and the AED Research-Practice Partnership Award.

Presentation Confronting the Eating Disorder Stereotype: Food Insecurity

This presentation will explore the limitations of the eating disorder stereotype by examining recent research that investigates the association of eating disorders and food insecurity. This talk will also highlight ways in which stereotypes and biases have held the eating disorders field back, both in terms of clinical practice and research.