Consulting & Coaching

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.

Private Coaching & Consulting

What You Get:   Seasoned and insightful guidance and diplomatic advice.
What You Don’t Get:  Therapy or Counseling Services
Why Do This Now:  If you are stuck, lost or overwhelmed by an eating disorder  – find the support you need to move on and embrace recovery and life.

Private Consultation:  Consultation Service providing objective and seasoned perspective of eating disorders and treatment.  Caring help to navigate the treatment program world and determine the best fit for you or your loved one.

Private Coaching:  Coaching provided on areas of eating disorder recovery by a seasoned professional who has recovered from an eating disorder.  No therapy is provided, but a vast array of skills and tools to maintain eating disorder recovery are covered.

Fee – $250 hr

$200 ½ hr

Pkg of 6 1 hr sessions = $1,300

Business Consulting

What You Get:   Seasoned and insightful guidance and diplomatic synopsis of the eating disorder treatment space.
What You Don’t Get:  Therapy or Counseling Services
Why Do This Now:  If you need to learn and master the eating disorder treatment space quickly, let me bring you up to speed.

Business Consultation:  Overview of eating disorder treatment within the behavioral health field.  Discussion of economic, legal, healthcare and insurance climate provided.  Ideal for venture capital, investors and C level executives seeking to understand the eating disorder treatment field in 2019.

Fee – $500 hr

$350 ½ hr

Pkg of 3 1 hr sessions = $1,300

Business Coaching

What You Get:   Seasoned and insightful guidance and diplomatic advice.
What You Don’t Get:  Therapy or Counseling Services
Why Do This Now:  If you are struggling to find meaning and fulfillment within your career serving the eating disorder population – this service is for you.  Ideal for C-Level Leaders needing support and encouragement.

Business Coaching:  Coaching provided on self care and avoiding burnout in the behavioral health field.  Personal and Professional goals determined, continually reviewed and measured in a compassionate, but accountable, coaching relationship.

Fee – $300 hr

$200 ½ hr

Pkg of 3 1 hr sessions = $800


Jacquelyn Ekern, MS, LPC – Founder & President

Picture About Eating Disorder Hope of Jacquelyn Ekern

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.