Adrienne_ResslerAdrienne Ressler, MA, LMSW,Immediate Past President of the iaedp™a Fellow of iaedp and is the National Training Director for The Renfrew Center Foundation. As a senior staff member at The Renfrew Center for over 17 years, she has designed and conducted training seminars for professionals throughout the country on eating disorders and body image disturbance, sexual abuse, depression, and women’s issues.  Adrienne serves on the Board of the International Association of Eating Disorder Professionals (iaedp™) and was the first individual to be awarded the status of Fellow in that organization.  Adrienne received both her undergraduate and graduate degrees from the University of Michigan , where she also served on the faculty in the School of Education .  She is a Licensed Master’s Social Worker and has extensive training in gestalt therapy, transactional analysis and psychodrama, as well as the body-centered therapies of Bio-energetic Analysis and Alexander Technique.  Adrienne has earned international recognition for her expertise on body-image disturbance in women and has had her work published in The International Journal of Fertility and Women’s Medicine and Pulse, the official publication of the International Spa Association.  A regular contributor to the popular media, Adrienne has been a guest commentator on the Today Show; Good Morning America Sunday; featured in Vogue, People, Mademoiselle, Shape and Self magazines; and interviewed on National Public Radio.  Adrienne provides private consultation to the spa and fitness industry. She lives in FT Lauderdale, Florida .
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