Kay Bolter, PhD
CREDENTIALS/DISCIPLINE: Clinical Psychologist
Board Certified: No
Number of patients with eating disorders you treat annually: 15+
EDUCATION, TRAINING, and EXPERTISE: Ph.D., 1987, California School of Professional Psychology Private Practice – specializing in Eating Disorders since 1988
Integration of Psychodynamic, Cognitive Behavioral, Family Systems and Interpersonal.
I think it is possible to recover from an eating disorder and define recovery as the ability to utilize effective coping strategies to manage moods, feelings, and stressful situations that trigger ED thoughts and behaviors. Ability to experience self-esteem and self-confidence in non-food/weight/body image ways.
POPULATIONS SERVED: Adults, Couples, Ethnic Minorities, Females, Males, Seniors
CONDITIONS TREATED: Abuse, Addictions, Affective Disorders, Anorexia Nervosa, Binge Eating, Body Dysmorphic Disorder, Bulimia Nervosa, Co-Morbidity, Compulsive Exercise, Night Eating Syndrome, NOS (Eating Disorders Not Otherwise Specified), Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, Overeater, Overweight, ADHD
TREATMENT APPROACHES: Cognitive Behavioral, Couples Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Individual Therapy
TREATMENT SETTINGS: Outpatient. Experienced in working as part of a team.