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Kathleen Eldredge

Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor
Psychology
Palo Alto University
United States of America

Biography

"Kathleen Eldredge, Ph.D., received her Ph.D. in Psychology from Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey and completed a postdoctoral fellowship in Behavioral Medicine with the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences with Stanford University School of Medicine. Dr. Eldredge was the recipient of the Marion Johnson Fellowship and the Graduate Scholars Award, both from Rutgers. Dr. Eldredge served as a psychologist in the Behavioral Medicine Program in the Stanford University School of Medicine from 1991 to 2003. While there, Dr. Eldredge served as a therapist on a multi-center treatment outcome study with bulimia nervosa. Dr. Eldredge also served as a Psychologist with the Pain Management Service with the Stanford School of Medicine, as well as providing clinical supervision to pre-doctoral and post-doctoral psychology interns at the Stanford Drug and Alcohol Program. She has written numerous publications and has made several presentations on eating disorders, including the use of cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) in treatment, the use of interpersonal therapy in treatment, the relationship of perceived weight and treatment outcome, the instability of restraint among binge eaters, emotional determinants of pretreatment weight fluctuation, and an internet delivered program for the prevention of binge eating disorders for at risk high school and college women."

Research Interest

Eating disorders, foundations of CBT, treatment of eating disorders

Publications

  • Eldredge KL, Agras WS (1996) Burned out binge eaters: A preliminary investigation. Int J Eating Disord 19: 411-414.

  • Agras WS, Telch CF, Arnow B, Eldredge K, Marnell M (1997) One-year follow-up of cognitive-behavioral therapy for obese individuals with binge eating disorder. J Consult Clin Psychol 65: 343-347.

  • Zabinski M, Wilflley DE, Pung MA, Winzelberg AJ, Eldredge K, et al. (2001) An interactive internet-based intervention for women at risk of eating disorders: A pilot study. Int J Eating Disord 30: 129-137.

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