Whitney Ladd Post, MA - Athletes and Eating Disorders: The Invisible Victory
Whitney Ladd Post, MA, is President and Co-Founder for Eating for Life Alliance, an organization focused on providing educational resources to colleges on the treatment and prevention of eating disorders and body image concerns. As a clinician, she has designed or implemented outpatient treatment for Boston eating disorder programs. As a consultant, she has provided wellness trainings, workshops, and individual coaching to National team athletes, as well as to area colleges, including Harvard University, Williams College, Boston University, and Wellesley College. She served for four years as the Director of the Women’s Sports Foundation’s GoGirlGo! Boston, an organization focused on improving the physical and emotional health of girls through physical activity and sports. Based on her own experience as a four-time National team rower, World Champion, and alternate for the Sydney Olympics, she specializes in athletes and eating disorder recovery, and contributes to national publications on the topic.