Rebecca Clegg, MS

Licensed Professional Counselor
Certified Eating Disorder Specialist
License No. – LPC004898

315 W. Ponce De Leon Ave.
Decatur, GA 30030
(404) 295-1359
becca@rebeccaclegg.com

Professional Experience

1/2007 – Present

Authentic Living LLC, Private Practice, Atlanta, Georgia
Owner & Executive Director
Psychotherapy, Coaching, and Consulting Services

1/2015 – Present

Creative Health Initiatives (CHI), Atlanta, Georgia
Clinical Co-Director

8/2013 – 12/2013

Agnes Scott College, Atlanta, Georgia

2/2017 – 4/2017

Clinical Consultant – Behavioral Health & Wellness Center

2/2009 – 12/2009

Atlanta Health Institute, Atlanta, Georgia
Clinical Health & Wellness Coach

6/2006 – 5/2009

Ridgeview Institute, Atlanta, Georgia
Day Hospital – Partial Hospitalization and Intensive Outpatient Programs
Lead Therapist – Primary Psychiatric Group

2/2005 – 5/2006 – Part-time

North Pines Center, Atlanta, Georgia
Outpatient Center for Counseling and Wellness
Psychotherapist

10/2005 – 4/2006

DeKalb Medical Center, Atlanta, Georgia
Outpatient Services and Emergency Room Services
Mental Health and Addiction Treatment
Behavioral Health Therapist
Lead Clinical Assessment Coordinator –Access Center

2/2005 – 2/2006

Peachford Behavioral Health System, Atlanta, Georgia
Acute Stabilization Psychiatric Inpatient Facility
PRN – Case Manager / Therapist

8/2003 – 2/2005

Sunshine Behavioral Health Services, Decatur, Georgia
Partial Hospitalization Program and Intensive Outpatient Program
Treatment Center for Chronic and Severe Mental Illness
Program Therapist – 5/2004 – 2/2005
Master’s Level Intern – 8/2003 – 5/2004

7/1998 – 2/2000

Griswold Special Care, Atlanta, Georgia
Geriatric Home Health Care Company
Case Manager

 

Education:

Georgia State University, Atlanta, Georgia

Master of Science, May 2004
Professional Counseling

Wofford College, Spartanburg, South Carolina

Bachelor of Arts, May 1998
Sociology and History

Richmond College, London, England

Fall Semester, 1996

 

Presentations

 

Diet Mindset Revealed – Unmasking the Truth about Diet Culture.
Agnes Scott College, Self-Care Workshop Series for Student Body, Atlanta, GA, 2019

When to Refer and When to Treat: Safety Protocols and Interventions for Eating Disorder Clients
Clinical Staff Lunch and Learn; Agnes Scott College, Atlanta, GA, March 2019

Sleep Hygiene 101: How to Encourage and Foster Healthy Sleep Habits.
Atlanta Premier Realty Group, Corporate Lunch and Learn Series, Atlanta, GA.

“What is Health Anyway? Helping Your Client Reclaim a Healthy and Balanced Relationship With Body Image, Food and The Concept of Health”
Key Note Speech, Coastal Collaborative Eating Disorder Conference, Savannah, GA November, 2018

“Ending The Diet Mindset: Helping Your Client Reclaim a Healthy and Balanced Relationship With Food and Exercise”
Structure House & Summit Wellness Group CEU Event, Atlanta, GA November, 2018

“Ending The Diet Mindset: Helping Your Client Reclaim a Healthy and Balanced Relationship With Food”
Summit For Clinical Excellence, Brain Matters: Trauma and Addiction Conference, Atlanta, GA October 2018

“Ending The Diet Mindset: Helping Your Client Reclaim a Healthy and Balanced Relationship With Food”
Structure House, Durham, NC, September, 2018

“A Left Brain/Right Brain Approach to Recovery: An Overview of the Use of DBT, Metaphor and Imagery Work in Eating Disorder Treatment”
South Eastern Eating Disorder Conference (SEED), Asheville, NC, August 2018

“Ending the Diet Mindset: Book Review”
IFEDD Los Angeles Chapter Meeting, Beverly Hills, CA, July 2018

“A Left Brain/Right Brain Approach to Recovery: An Overview of the Use of DBT, Metaphor and Imagery Work in Eating Disorder Treatment”
IAEDP Foundation Webinar Series, Atlanta, GA, October 12, 2017

“A Balanced Brain Approach to Treating Eating Disorders”
Licensed Professional Counselors Association 29th Annual Convention & Regional Conference, May 2017

“Understanding and Treating Eating Disorders”
Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, March 2017

 

“A Left Brain, Right Brain Approach to Treating Body Image and Eating Disorders”
National Association of Social Workers Annual Conference, Atlanta, Georgia, October 2016

“Left Brain/Right Brain Approaches to Treating Eating Disorders” Georgia Society of Clinical Social Workers Continuing Education Series, Atlanta, Georgia, October 2016

“The Diet Mindset: Creating a Healthy Relationship with Food”
Creative Health Initiatives Workshop Series, Atlanta, Georgia, January 2016

“The Deliberate Art Of Self Care: Creating A Life You Love”
Ridgeview Institute Outpatient Family Program, Atlanta, Georgia, August 2015

“A Left Brain/Right Brain Approach to Recovery: An Overview of the Use of Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Metaphor, and Imagery Work in Eating Disorder Treatment”
Ridgeview Institute Professional Education Series, Atlanta, Georgia, July 2015

“Life Beyond The Diet – Free Your Mind, Nourish Your Body, And Feed Your Soul”
Skyland Trail STEP Program, Atlanta, Georgia, December 2014

“A Left Brain / Right Brain Approach: Combining Behavioral Modules With The Use of Metaphor and Imagery to Address ED and Body Image Issues With Your Client”
Rosewood Eating Disorder Treatment Center, Wickenburg Arizona, April 2014

“The Use of Myth & Metaphor in the Treatment of Eating Disorders”
Ridgeview Institute Women’s Trauma and Eating Disorder Unit, Atlanta, Georgia, February 2014

“The Use of Myth & Metaphor in the Treatment of Eating Disorders”
Agnes Scott College, Atlanta, Georgia, February. 2014

“The Use of Myth & Metaphor in the Treatment of Eating Disorders”
Ridgeview Institute Professional Education Series, Atlanta, Georgia, October 2013

“The Treatment of Eating Disorders: An Overview of Evidenced Based Treatment”
Mental Health Comprehensive Services, Brookhaven, Georgia April 2013

“Mindful Eating and Creating A Healthy Relationship With Food”
Corporate Wellness Lunch & Learn Series, FleetCor Industries, Norcross, Georgia, 2012

Certifications:

  • Certified Eating Disorder Specialist
  • IAEDP Approved Eating Disorder Supervisor
  • Certified Clinical Hypnotherapist

Professional Service:

  • Member and Social Media Chair, iaedp Atlanta Chapter, August 2014 – Present
  • Member and Hospitality Chair, Chi Sigma Iota, 2003-2004
  • Founding Member and Chair of Philanthropy Committee,
  • Georgia State LPCA SAO, 2003

Professional Affiliations:

  • Member, National Eating Disorders Association, 2011 – Present
  • Member, International Association of Eating Disorder Professionals, Current
  • Member, National Association of Counselors In Private Practice, Current
  • Member, Licensed Professional Counselors Association, Current
  • Member, International Certification Board of Clinical Hypnotherapy, Current

writing / contributions

Personal Blog, RebeccaClegg.com – 2012–Present

Ending The Diet Mindset: Reclaim a Healthy and Balanced Relationship With Food and Body Image, February 2018, Rebecca Clegg, Booklogix Publishing Atlanta, GA

Authority Magazine (Medium.com) – February 2019 – “Mindset and Attitude: The Filters on The Lens of Perception”

IAEDP Membershare Blog, February 2019, “The Power Of Language: Choosing Our Words to Reclaim our Self Worth”.

Buzzfeed.com – January 2019 – Contributing Expert – 25 Strategies That Will Help You Become Grittier.

Thrive Global – January 2019, “Grit – The Most Overlooked Ingredient Of Success”

Authority Magazine (Medium.com) – December 2018, “Grit – The Most Overlooked Ingredient Of Success”

IAEDP Membershare Blog, December 2018, “Body Love vs. Body Respect”

IAEDP Membershare Blog, November 2018, “Harnessing The Power of Gratitude”.

IAEDP Membershare Blog, October 2018, “You Are Not What You Eat”.

Bustle – Contributing Expert – October 2018, “11 Misconceptions About Women and Anxiety That Therapists Hear The Most”

Bustle – Contributing Expert – September 2018, “7 Things That Cause Anxiety That You Might Encounter Every Day”

IAEDP Membershare Blog, September 2018, “Finding the Silver Lining; Three Ways To Reframe Recovery”

NBC News – News Tucson, KVOA.com
“5 Health Related Resolutions That Aren’t Lose Weight”

Euronews – December 2017
“5 New Year’s Resolutions That Don’t Involve A Scale”

YourTango – July 2017
“Mother Is A Verb: One Woman’s Journey To Discover Her Own Version Of Motherhood”

YourTango – June 2017
“Two Things You Must Do If You Want To Love Your Body”

Therapy Today Website – April 2017
“It’s a Shame: The Hidden Dark Side of Dieting”

Recovery Warriors Blog – March 2017
“Feeling Like a Failure? What to do When You Hit a Recovery Slump”

Recovery Warriors Blog – January 2017
“Five Ways to Rebel Against Society’s Body Standards”

 

National Eating Disorder Association (NEDA) :

“Claim Your Space” – 2017
“Ditch The Diets – Steps for Breaking The Diet Cycle” – 2014
“Eating Disorders & Disordered Eating: The Unhealthy Eating Spectrum” – 2013

Stress Therapist For Moms.com, Featured Article, May 2014
“5 Tips For Helping Your Kids Develop a Healthy Body Image and Relationship With Food”

We Want More.com, Featured Article, January 2014
“Would You Treat Your Partner That Way? – Redefining Our Relationship With Self”

Nourishing The Soul.com, Featured Article, April, 2013
“Body Love: Perfectly Imperfect”

A Voice In Recovery.com, Featured Article, February 2013
“Food & Body Talk – Questioning What Seems Normal”

Soul Food.com, Featured Article, January 2013
“Soul Hunger: Clarifying Our Real Needs”

Contributor, Healthy Weight For Teens, Carla Mooney, Lucent Books, June 21, 2013

“It was when she first dared to see her truth that the winds howled…the stars rejoiced, the universe opened, and even her bones sang: “I Matter!”

- Terri St. Cloud

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