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Marcella Raimondo, PhD, MPH


Marcella Raimondo, PhD, MPH, is a passionate and spirited clinical trainer speaking from her heart on social justice and eating disorders since 1995. In 1997, Marcella worked with About-Face, a nonprofit organization that addresses media impact on body image serving as the Director of Media Literacy until 2005. Today she is on the About-Face Board of Founders and a consultant. She is also on the Advisory Board for the Association of Size Health and Diversity (ASDAH), on the Advisory Board of Eating Disorder Recovery Support (EDRS) as Past President and serves a Co-Chair of the Academy of Eating Disorders Diversity Equity and Inclusion committee. Marcella received her B.A. from UC Berkeley, and master’s degree in Public Health from the University of Michigan. Marcella's desire to address eating disorders drove her to pursue her doctorate in clinical psychology, receiving her PhD in 2012. She completed her post-doc internships at an eating disorder outpatient program and an eating disorder residential program for adolescents. Marcella currently serves as a Licensed Clinical Psychologist (PSY # 27037) in Kaiser Permanente's eating disorder clinic in Oakland and runs a private practice. Marcella herself recovered from anorexia nervosa over 20 years ago. Marcella trains in Kajukenbo at Hand to Hand Kajukenbo Self Defense Center in Oakland. She holds a second-degree black belt and enjoys the exploratory path her training gives her. Her recovery and her martial arts training inspire her dedication to multicultural body nurturance and community celebration.

 

Speaker Disclosures:
Financial: Marcella Raimondo is a licensed clinical psychologist with Kaiser Permanente’s eating disorder clinic and maintains a private practice. Dr. Raimondo receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.
Non-financial: Marcella Raimondo is on the Advisory Board of Eating Disorder Recovery Support (EDRS), the Association of Size Health and Diversity (ASDAH), the About-Face Board of Founders and is the Co-Chair of the Academy of Eating Disorders Diversity Equity and Inclusion committee.