Vicki Berkus MD, PhD, CEDS, specializes in adolescent and adult psychiatry, eating disorders full spectrum and sports psychiatry. She has served as president of the International Association of Eating Disorders Professionals (iaedp), holds eating disorders certification (CEDS) through iaedp and is a current board member and head of the iaedp education committee. Dr. Berkus is active in promoting certification and education in the field of eating disorders. Her memberships include the Academy for Eating Disorders (AED), The American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM), The American Society of Bariatric Medicine (ASBP) and the International Society for Sports Psychiatry (ISSP). She has authored numerous articles as well as the highly acclaimed book "10 Commitments to Mental Fitness". Dr. Berkus is currently in private practice and the Medical Director of a geripsych unit in Oro Valley, Arizona. In Arizona Dr. Berkus served as the Medical Director for a nationally recognized eating disorders program and was in private practice in Tucson for eight years and consulted at various eating disorders facilities.