Alexis Conason, Psy.D. is a clinical psychologist in practice in New York City, a researcher at Mt. Sinai-St. Luke's Hospital, and the founder of The Anti-Diet Plan, a program to help people break-free from diet-culture and embrace a mindful, peaceful, and compassionate approach to eating. She specializes in the treatment of overeating, body image dissatisfaction, psychological issues related to bariatric surgery, and sexual functioning. Her research has been published in JAMA Surgery and SOARD. She is frequently featured as an expert in the popular press in publications including Teen Vogue, Cosmopolitan, The New York Post, The Washington Post, the Huffington Post, U.S. News & World Report, The Wall Street Journal's Market Watch, and CBS News. Her writing has been published in Elle magazine.