Eating Recovery Center Welcomes Jenni Schaefer as National Recovery Advocate for Eating Recovery Center’s Family Institute
A bestselling author, leading motivational speaker and recovery coach, Schaefer will serve a key role on Eating Recovery Centers national marketing team. Jenni Schaefers personal story of triumph over adversity combined with her powerful message of hope are an inspiration to anyone whose life has been impacted by eating disorders, said Ken Weiner, MD, FAED, CEDS, Founding Partner and Chief Executive Officer of Eating Recovery Center. We are excited to join forces with her and demonstrate to patients and their families that recovery is possible and worth it. As a recovered patient and advocate for more than ten years, I know how devastating eating disorders can be and have worked passionately to help others who are affected, said Schaefer. I am thrilled to join Eating Recovery Center, a true family that provides ongoing support for life and the leading clinical organization, where I believe together we can help bring additional, lasting change. In an effort to increase awareness of eating disorders, treatment services, and the path to recovery, Schaefer will participate in national media events and social media efforts exclusively for Eating Recovery Center. She will also serve as a crucial source of support and knowledge to alumni, families and professionals on behalf of Eating Recovery Center. After graduating summa cum laude from Texas A&M University with a degree in biochemistry, Schaefer moved to Nashville to pursue singing and songwriting, then dealt with the devastating consequences of an eating disorder that nearly derailed her life. Now recovered for over ten years, Schaefer is the author of several books including Life Without Ed: How One Woman Declared Independence from Her Eating Disorder and How You Can Too (McGraw-Hill) and Goodbye Ed, Hello Me: Recover from Your Eating Disorder and Fall in Love with Life (McGraw-Hill). In addition, Schaefer is a leading motivational speaker and recovery coach who discusses various topics including addiction and food disorders, relationships, depression, careers as well as overcoming adversity and living life to the fullest. An avid biker and hiker, and a woman whose passion for life is contagious, Schaefer lives in Austin, Texas. If you or a loved one are struggling or think you may be struggling with an eating disorder, visit http://www.eatingrecoverycenter.com , or call (877) 789-5758 to speak confidentially with a Master’s-level eating disorder therapist.
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