Transgender/Non-binary/LGBTQ and Eating Disorders

Emmy Johnson ImageEmmy Johnson, MSW, LCSWA, (they/them) is a white, nonbinary, queer therapist specializing in eating disorders.

They work from an anti-racist, Health At Every Size, trauma-informed, anti-oppression framework, and strive to be open, understanding, and welcoming to all. In their free time, you can find them hiking with their dog and reading Harry Potter for the twenty-somethingth time.


The opinions and views of our guest contributors are shared to provide a broad perspective of eating disorders. These are not necessarily the views of Eating Disorder Hope, but an effort to offer a discussion of various issues by different concerned individuals.

We at Eating Disorder Hope understand that eating disorders result from a combination of environmental and genetic factors. If you or a loved one are suffering from an eating disorder, please know that there is hope for you, and seek immediate professional help.

Reviewed & Approved on December 4, 2019, by Jacquelyn Ekern MS, LPC
Published December 4, 2019, on EatingDisorderHope.com

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