Karen R Koenig
Karen R. Koenig, MEd, LCSW, is an expert on the psychology of eating and has been helping dysregulated eaters recover for more than 30 years. She also blogs, teaches workshops, and is the author of seven books on eating and weight, including Helping Patients Outsmart Overeating: Psychological Strategies for Doctors and Health Care Providers which is due out in 2017. Her articles have appeared in Social Work Focus, Social Work Today, Eating Disorders Today, The Newsletter for the Society for Family Therapy and Research, The Boston Globe, The Boston Herald, and she has been quoted in Ladies Home Journal, Berner Zeitung, The Wall Street Journal, US News and World Report, Women’s Health, Self, Shape, Weight Watchers, Body and Soul, In Touch, and OK magazines, including a feature in the Sarasota Herald-Tribune. Her TV interviews include ABC, FOX, WHDH, Brookline, MA cable, and SNN and she has done dozens of podcasts and scores of radio shows. She is a founding member of the Greater Boston Collaborative for Body Image and Eating Disorders, has served on the Professional Advisory Board of the Massachusetts Eating Disorder Association, and has taught seminars for Simmons College School of Social Work, Boston University School of Social Work, Massachusetts School of Professional Psychology, the National Association of Social Work, the Massachusetts Dietetic Association, the National Organization for Women, the Multi-service Eating Disorder Association of Massachusetts, Lee County Hospital Systems, and the University of South Florida Department of Social Work. She practices in Sarasota, Florida.