Managing Eating Behavior in Times of Uncertainty and Stress

Dr. Kim Claudat is a clinical psychologist and co-director of the Adult Treatment Program at UCSD Eating Disorders Center for Treatment and Research. She received her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from University of Nevada, Las Vegas, and completed her pre-doctoral internship at Sharp HealthCare in San Diego. Dr. Claudat began her work at UCSD Eating Disorders as a postdoctoral fellow, working in both the adolescent and adult programs. In addition to providing individual, group, and family therapy in the Adult Treatment Program, she runs the Transitional-Family Program (TFAM) for young adult patients and their loved ones. She has received specialized training in Cognitive Processing Therapy for PTSD (CPT), and as a CPT Provider, provides this treatment to our patients presenting with co-morbid PTSD. Her clinical and research interests focus on the connection between eating disorders and emotion regulation difficulties, as well as treatment development and outcomes. Although her research and clinical work has mainly focused on eating pathology, she has experience providing evidence-based treatments to children, adolescents, adults, and their families, with a range of presenting psychiatric problems across various treatment settings.

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