Susan McClanahan, PhD, CEDS

Susan McClanahan, PhD, CEDS


Senior Clinical Advisor

Susan McClanahan, Ph.D., CEDS is the current Chairman of the ERC Pathlight Advisory Board and the Founder of Pathlight Behavioral Health Centers. Dr. McClanahan is a licensed clinical psychologist committed to leadership, teaching, training, research and advocacy in the field of eating disorders and general mental health. Having specialized in the treatment of anorexia, bulimia and binge eating disorder for the past 25 years, Dr. McClanahan is a leading expert in the field. She holds an Assistant Professor position at both Rush Medical Center and Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. Dr. McClanahan’s expertise is sought after at many major national conferences and events.

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