Elizabeth Wassenaar, MS, MD, CEDS-S, DFAPA

Elizabeth Wassenaar, MS, MD, CEDS-S, DFAPA


Regional Medical Director

Dr. Elizabeth Wassenaar is the Regional Medical Director for the Mountain and West regions at Eating Recovery Center and Pathlight Mood & Anxiety Center and a Clinical Instructor at University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus. She is Board Certified in Adult Psychiatry, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Obesity Medicine and completed triple board training at Cincinnati Children’s and the University of Cincinnati in Pediatrics, Adult Psychiatry, and Child and Adolescent Psychiatry.  Prior to her clinical career, she completed a Master of Pharmacology from the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Wassenaar has completed advanced psychotherapy training in psychodynamic psychotherapy, family-based therapy for eating disorders, and psychedelic-assisted psychotherapy. She was previously the Medical Director at the Williams House Adolescent Residential Program at the Lindner Center of Hope in Ohio and on the faculty at the University of Cincinnati and Cincinnati Children’s Hospital.

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