Rebecca Clegg, MS

Licensed Professional Counselor
Certified Eating Disorder Specialist
License No. – LPC004898

315 W. Ponce De Leon Ave.
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
2/2017 – 4/2017

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

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 – July 2017
“Mother Is A Verb: One Woman’s Journey To Discover Her Own Version Of Motherhood”

YourTango- June 2017
“Two Things You Must Do If You Want To Love Your Body”

Therapy Today Website – April 2017
“It’s a Shame: The Hidden Dark Side of Dieting”

Recovery Warriors Blog – March 2017
“Feeling Like a Failure? What to do When You Hit a Recovery Slump”

Recovery Warriors Blog – January 2017
“Five Ways to Rebel Against Society’s Body Standards”


National Eating Disorder Association (NEDA) :

“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, Current
Member, National Association of Counselors In Private Practice, Current
Member, Licensed Professional Counselors Association, Current
Member, International Certification Board of Clinical Hypnotherapy, Current

"Women, if the soul of the nation is to be saved,
I believe that you must become its soul."

- Coretta Scott King

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