Private Coaching & Consultation
Seeking support, direction and coaching is a sign of strength. It demonstrates one’s commitment to seeking and creating the best life possible for the individual. We are excited to share that coaching with a seasoned veteran of the eating disorder treatment field is now available. Take charge of your recovery today and schedule a meeting with Jacquelyn to define your recovery goals and strategies to realize these!
Professional Coaching & Consultation
Now you can gain a broad based understanding of the eating disorder treatment field in a short time. Consult with Jacquelyn Ekern to obtain an overview of the eating disorder treatment landscape. Determine how you can best positively influence this dynamic field of healing.
Jacquelyn Ekern, MS, LPC – Founder & President
Jacquelyn Ekern is President of Ekern Enterprises, Inc. which conducts business as Eating Disorder Hope & Addiction Hope. In addition, she is a licensed therapist with a former closed counseling practice specialized in the treatment of eating disorders.
Jacquelyn founded Eating Disorder Hope in 2005, driven by a profound desire to help those struggling with anorexia, bulimia and binge-eating disorder. This passion resulted from her battle with, and recovery from, an eating disorder.
She then founded Addiction Hope in 2013 after recognizing that so many members of the EDH online community were also struggling with a co-occurring issue of addiction.
Jacquelyn has a Bachelor of Science in Human Services degree from The University of Phoenix and a Masters degree in Counseling/Psychology, from Capella University.
She has extensive experience in the eating disorder field including advanced education in psychology, participation and contributions to additional eating disorder groups, symposiums, and professional associations.
She is a member of the National Eating Disorder Association (NEDA), Academy of Eating Disorders (AED), the Eating Disorders Coalition (EDC) and the International Association of Eating Disorder Professionals (iaedp).
Jacquelyn enjoys oil painting, hiking, working out, coffee, dogs, reading, bible study and spending time with family & friends.