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23 Lenox Pointe NE
Atlanta, GA, 30324
United States


Curriculum Vitae

Curriculum Vitae

Rebecca Clegg, MS
Licensed Professional Counselor
Certified Eating Disorder Specialist
License No. – LPC004898
315 W Ponce De Leon Ave. Suite 835
Decatur, GA 30030
(404) 295-1359

Professional Experience:

1/2007 – Present
Authentic Living LLC, Private Practice, Atlanta, Georgia
Owner & Executive Director
Psychotherapy, Coaching, and Consulting Services

1/2015 - Present
Creative Health Initiatives (CHI), Atlanta, Georgia
Clinical Co-Director

8/2013 – 12/2013
Agnes Scott College, Atlanta, Georgia
Clinical Consultant - Behavioral Health & Wellness Center

2/2009 – 12/2009
Atlanta Health Institute, Atlanta, Georgia
Clinical Health & Wellness Coach

6/2006 – 5/2009
Ridgeview Institute, Atlanta, Georgia
Day Hospital - Partial Hospitalization and Intensive Outpatient Programs
Lead Therapist – Primary Psychiatric Group

2/2005 – 5/2006 - Part-time
North Pines Center, Atlanta, Georgia
Outpatient Center for Counseling and Wellness

10/2005 – 4/2006
DeKalb Medical Center, Atlanta, Georgia
Outpatient Services and Emergency Room Services
Mental Health and Addiction Treatment
Behavioral Health Therapist
Lead Clinical Assessment Coordinator –Access Center 

2/2005 – 2/2006
Peachford Behavioral Health System, Atlanta, Georgia
Acute Stabilization Psychiatric Inpatient Facility
PRN - Case Manager / Therapist

8/2003 – 2/2005
Sunshine Behavioral Health Services, Decatur, Georgia
Partial Hospitalization Program and Intensive Outpatient Program
Treatment Center for Chronic and Severe Mental Illness
Program Therapist – 5/2004 – 2/2005
Master’s Level Intern – 8/2003 – 5/2004

7/1998 – 2/2000
Griswold Special Care, Atlanta, Georgia
Geriatric Home Health Care Company
Case Manager


Georgia State University, Atlanta, Georgia
Master of Science, May 2004
Professional Counseling
Wofford College, Spartanburg, South Carolina
Bachelor of Arts, May 1998
Sociology and History

Richmond College, London, England
Fall Semester, 1996


"A Balanced Brain Approach to Treating Eating Disorders"
Licensed Professional Counselors Association 29th Annual Convention & Regional Conference, May 2017

"Understanding and Treating Eating Disorders"
Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, March 2017

"A Left Brain, Right Brain Approach to Treating Body Image and Eating Disorders"                                                                                                   National Association of Social Workers Annual Conference, Atlanta, Georgia, October 2016                                  

"Left Brain/Right Brain Approaches to Treating Eating Disorders"                                                                                                                             Georgia Society of Clinical Social Workers Continuing Education Series, Atlanta, Georgia, October 2016

"The Diet Mindset: Creating a Healthy Relationship with Food"
Creative Health Initiatives Workshop Series, Atlanta, Georgia, January 2016

"The Deliberate Art Of Self Care: Creating A Life You Love" 
Ridgeview Institute Outpatient Family Program, Atlanta, Georgia, August 2015

"A Left Brain/Right Brain Approach to Recovery: An Overview of the Use of Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Metaphor, and Imagery Work in Eating Disorder Treatment"
Ridgeview Institute Professional Education Series, Atlanta, Georgia, July 2015

"Life Beyond The Diet  - Free Your Mind, Nourish Your Body, And Feed Your Soul"
Skyland Trail STEP Program, Atlanta, Georgia, December 2014

"A Left Brain / Right Brain Approach: Combining Behavioral Modules With The Use of Metaphor and Imagery to Address ED and Body Image Issues With Your Client"
Rosewood Eating Disorder Treatment Center, Wickenburg Arizona, April 2014

"The Use of Myth & Metaphor in the Treatment of Eating Disorders"
Ridgeview Institute Women’s Trauma and Eating Disorder Unit, Atlanta, Georgia, February 2014

"The Use of Myth & Metaphor in the Treatment of Eating Disorders"
Agnes Scott College, Atlanta, Georgia, February. 2014

"The Use of Myth & Metaphor in the Treatment of Eating Disorders"
Ridgeview Institute Professional Education Series, Atlanta, Georgia, October 2013

"The Treatment of Eating Disorders: An Overview of Evidenced Based Treatment"
Mental Health Comprehensive Services, Brookhaven, Georgia April 2013

“Mindful Eating and Creating A Healthy Relationship With Food”
Corporate Wellness Lunch & Learn Series, FleetCor Industries, Norcross, Georgia, 2012


Personal Blog, Authentic Living ( 2012-Present

NBC News - News Tuscon,
"5 Health Related Resolutions That Aren't Lose Weight"

Euronews - December 2017
"5 New Year's Resolutions That Don't Involve A Scale"

YourTango - Featured Article, July 2017
"Mother Is A Verb: One Woman's Journey To Discover Her Own Version Of Motherhood"

YourTango- Featured Article, June 2017
"Two Things You Must Do If You Want To Love Your Body"

Therapy Today  - Featured Article, April 2017
"It's a Shame: The Hidden Dark Side of Dieting"

Recovery Warriors - Featured Article, March 2017
"Feeling Like a Failure? What to do When You Hit a Recovery Slump"

Recovery Warriors - Featured Article, January 2017
"Five Ways to Rebel Against Society's Body Standards" 

National Eating Disorder Association (NEDA) Blog Roll:
"Claim Your Space" - 2017
“Ditch The Diets – Steps for Breaking The Diet Cycle" - 2014
“Eating Disorders & Disordered Eating: The Unhealthy Eating Spectrum” - 2013

Stress Therapist For, Featured Article, May 2014
“5 Tips For Helping Your Kids Develop a Healthy Body Image and Relationship With Food”

We Want, Featured Article, January 2014
“Would You Treat Your Partner That Way?  - Redefining Our Relationship With Self”

Nourishing The, Featured Article, April, 2013
“Body Love: Perfectly Imperfect”

A Voice In, Featured Article, February 2013
“Food & Body Talk - Questioning What Seems Normal”

Soul, Featured Article, January 2013
“Soul Hunger: Clarifying Our Real Needs”

Contributor, Healthy Weight For Teens, Carla Mooney, Lucent Books, June 21, 2013


Certified Eating Disorder Specialist
IAEDP Approved Eating Disorder Supervisor
Certified Clinical Hypnotherapist

Professional Service:    

Member and Social Media Chair, iaedp Atlanta Chapter, August 2014 – Present
Member and Hospitality Chair, Chi Sigma Iota, 2003-2004
Founding Member and Chair of Philanthropy Committee, Georgia State LPCA SAO, 2003          

Professional Affiliations:        

Member, National Eating Disorders Association, 2011 - Present
Member, International Association of Eating Disorder Professionals, National and Atlanta Chapter, Current
Member, National Association of Counselors In Private Practice, Current
Member, Licensed Professional Counselors Association, Current
Member, International Certification Board of Clinical Hypnotherapy, Current