Tricia J. Mlnarik, LMFT
Not wheelchair accessible
CREDENTIALS/DISCIPLINE: Marriage and Family Therapist Intensively Trained DBT Therapist
Board Certified: Yes – BBS
Number of patients with eating disorders you treat annually: 1-5
EDUCATION, TRAINING, and EXPERTISE: DBT for emotion & behavior regulation, often including eating disordered behaviors
ED behaviors are maintained by circumstances in an individual’s environment and/or the reinforcers/outcomes of the behavior. I work with clients to help them learn new behavioral skills to meet goals of eliminating ED and other dysregulated behaviors.
Yes, I believe it is possible to recover from an eating disorder. I define recovery as eliminating eating disordered behaviors (actions & thoughts).
POPULATIONS SERVED: Adolescents, Adults, Couples, Ethnic Minorities, Families, Females, Males, Seniors
CONDITIONS TREATED: Abuse, Affective Disorders, Binge Eating, Bulimia Nervosa, Co-Morbidity, Overeater
TREATMENT APPROACHES: Cognitive Behavioral, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy
TREATMENT SETTINGS: Outpatient, Willing and experienced in working as part of a team