“Rachel is consistently researching and pursuing creative ways to allow clients to find their voice in recovery..."
Long Beach, CA (PRWEB) November 25, 2014
Rachel Levi, LMFT, CEDS Founder and Executive Clinical Director of Shoreline Center for Eating Disorder Treatment, a comprehensive partial hospitalization and intensive outpatient program in Long Beach and Laguna Hills, California, has been inducted as a Fellow of iaedp illustrating her dedication and commitment to the eating disorder treatment field.
iaedp Fellow is an elevated membership status, where a candidate's collective contributions over time are evaluated. The guidelines for evaluation include:
- Five continuous years of iaedp membership,
- A minimum of 15 years in practice, preferably certified as an Eating Disorder Specialist,
- And demonstrated accomplishment and participation in the field through activities, such as teaching, presentations, training, research, writing and innovative community projects.
Each honoree receives a special certificate of recognition and will be honored at the 2015 iaedp Foundation's Symposium as a highly committed and accomplished professional in the eating disorder field.
Recommendations for Rachel poured into iaedp, attesting to her commitment and dedication to the eating disorder field.
Anita Johnston, PhD author of Eating in the Light of the Moon expressed, “I can attest to Rachel’s proficiency in understanding the complexities of treating eating disorders and her dedication and commitment to serving the needs of this population. Her treatment programs operate at the highest level of care.”
Carolyn Costin a pioneer in the eating disorder field reported, “I have known Rachel for over 15 years, and have watched her bring professionalism, dedication and expertise to the field of eating disorders.”
And Rachel Coleman, Psychotherapist and former Clinical Director of Shoreline Long Beach suggested, “Rachel is consistently researching and pursuing creative ways to allow clients to find their voice in recovery while constantly helping the client delve into a deeper awareness of their unstated needs and suppressed strengths that can aid them in their recovery journey.”
“I am deeply honored the committee has chosen to induct me as an iaedp Fellow,” says Levi. “I am looking forward to continuing my dedication and commitment to helping those who struggle with eating disorders and moving the eating disorder treatment field forward.”
For over 20 years, Levi has helped hundreds recover from an eating disorder on an outpatient basis. She believes it is vital to empower clients to integrate tools of recovery into their daily lives with the support of their family and friends. Rachel is one of the first to receive the designation of Certified Eating Disorder Specialist Supervisor, which has provided her opportunities to train and supervise clinicians with the most updated and evidence-based practices in the eating disorder field.
Shoreline Center for Eating Disorder Treatment of Long Beach and Laguna Hills, California, has a profound dedication to helping individuals recover from all forms of eating disorders. They value intensely the individuality and potential of their clients and are in constant pursuit of clinical excellence to provide them. They are committed to advocate for the appropriate level of eating disorder treatment, both in the local community and worldwide. They promise to continue the facilitation of both education and prevention programs, and to advocate for research that will directly impact and facilitate excellence in care.