Anita Johnston, PhD, CEDS has joined community-based behavioral health provider Integrative Life Center (ILS) as executive director for Eating Disorders Programming. In this new role, Johnston will further develop current programming to include a detailed, customized program for those in need of treatment for eating disorders. The expanded programming will include integration of Johnston's approach to treatment and the addition of specialized personnel for aiding recovery.
As a leading clinical expert, Johnston's approach is widely considered best practice for addressing disordered eating. Her best-selling book Eating in the Light of the Moon and online courses follow her individualized, patient-centered approach to recovery. Prior to joining ILC, Johnston co-founded the Anorexia & Bulimia Center of Hawaii and the Light of the Moon Cafe and served as clinical director at Ai Pono Eating Disorders Treatment Programs.