Dr. Amanda Kaplan is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist and the lead Clinician for Liberation Center’s Eating Disorder Programs. She holds a Doctorate and Masters in Clinical Psychology from Midwestern University, as well as a Bachelors of Science in Psychology from Santa Clara University. Dr. Kaplan has clinical experience working with adolescents, adults and families in the treatment of eating, anxiety and mood disorders. She completed her pre-doctoral internship at the renowned Emily Program where she received training in the treatment of eating disorders across a variety of clinical settings including outpatient, intensive outpatient, partial-hospitalization and residential levels of care.
At Liberation Center Dr. Kaplan provides individual and family psychotherapy services to both adolescents and adults. She also facilitates therapeutic meals, skills groups and process-based groups as part of the Liberation Center Eating Disorder Programs. She utilizes strategies based in Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) and Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) in order to help clients to cope with emotions, improve communication and relationships, develop a positive self-image and work towards recovery. Dr. Kaplan is trained in Radically-Open Dialectical Behavior Therapy (RO-DBT), a new treatment which has been shown to be effective for individuals with Chronic Depression and Anorexia Nervosa. She also offers Family-Based Therapy (FBT), an empirically supported treatment approach for adolescents who have been diagnosed with Anorexia Nervosa.
Dr. Kaplan believes that each client is unique and therefore deserves an individualized approach to treatment. Her professional mission is to assist clients in finding health, confidence and fulfillment. Dr. Kaplan is honored to work with Liberation Center’s professional team in order to provide comprehensive, compassionate and client-centered care.
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