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Paula Freedman Psy.D.


Paula Freedman, Psy.D., is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist and Certified Intuitive Eating Counselor specializing in eating disorders, disordered eating, and anxiety. She enjoys helping people connect to their inner wisdom and feel more at-home in their bodies through Intuitive Eating and mindfulness practices.

Dr. Freedman is on a mission to make healthcare welcoming, respectful, and compassionate for all bodies. She provides education, supervision, and consultation for clinicians, teaching them to assess for disordered eating more effectively and promote healing from Diet Culture in their work. She is a strong advocate for size inclusivity and promotes the adoption of the Health at Every Size framework in health, fitness, and wellness spaces.

Dr. Freedman has been featured in the New York Times and is a featured expert for Reebok, Bark Technologies, and A Sweat Life. She is the author of The Addiction Recovery Workbook: Powerful Skills for Preventing Relapse Every Day. She's also appeared on several podcasts and radio shows. To book a media appearance, please visit her practice website.

She lives and works in Chicago, IL. You can find her sharing mental health tips, tools, and food for thought on Instagram @mindful.drpaula.

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