Gina Macdonald MA, LPC, CEDS
I am a licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) and a Certified Eating Disorder Specialist (CEDS) in Connecticut. I provide a safe confidential space for treating adolescents and adults (ages 11 - 60 years) who struggle with Eating Disorders, food, weight and body-image issues.
My specialty, the area of body-image disturbance, was the focus of my study while attending Lesley College's Expressive Therapy Graduate Program. I am also Certified in Yoga Instruction and have taught yoga for 24 years.
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My office is located just 15 minutes from New Haven, CT on the Branford Green, 225 Montowese Street (Branford, CT). There is easy access from Interstate 95 and the bus route. My hours are 10:00AM -7:00PM Monday through Friday.
I presently accept Anthem Behavioral Health and Aetna Behavioral Health, and allow for sliding scale fees in some cases
Managing and recovering from an eating disorder requires courage, honesty, authenticity. Support from friends and loved ones can be a strain on them — even from those who want to help. Reaching out for help is a step toward independence from an eating disorder.
Therapy is a direct way to increase awareness of one's strengths, coping skills, and authentic self. These are skills one can use to bring confidence and joy through out one's life.
Contact me with any questions regarding treatment
–– Gina Macdonald