"Ann Kearney-Cooke has been a frequent presenter at The Renfrew Center Foundation Conference over the past 23 years. She has consistently received the highest evaluations from the attendees, regardless of the topic on which she speaks. Ann has a gift of connecting with the audience and sharing her knowledge and skills in an engaging manner. She is highly adept at gearing her material to clinicians in the eating disorder field and offering practical strategies. Some of the attendees at our recent Conference described Ann as “wonderful and fantastic”…She will definitely be invited to present in future programs!"
Judi Goldstein MSS, LSW
The Renfrew Center Foundation and Conference Chair
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In the Media
In the Community
Middle and high school kids filled out Dr. Ann's questionnaire about body image and self-esteem issues, which provided Dr. Ann with thoughtful and creative strategies to develop a healthy sense of body and self. >>read more
Dr. Ann's Monthly Tip
Increase Self-esteem in Girls - Tip #8
DEAR ABBY, FROM I.M. BORED In Western culture, boredom and loneliness are uncomfortable. However, in the Eastern view, boredom and emptiness are part of the fabric of life. Learn to tolerate and celebrate boredom. Sit with it—develop the capacity to move through it. Stay with it, experience it, become familiar with it, and incorporate it into who you are. You will grow stronger by mastering boredom. >>see all tips
Awards & Recognition
As an expert in the treatment of eating disorders, Dr. Ann has received numerous awards for the development of effective treatments for individuals struggling with anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, and binge eating. Most recently, in October 2012, Dr. Ann received the Craig Johnson Award for Clinical Practice and Training [National Eating Disorders Association, 2012].
Dr. Ann's Books
The Life You Want: Get Motivated, Lose Weight, and Be Happy: Dr. Ann teams up with Bob Greene to offer practical tips and explore the latest science on emotional eating and lack of motivation. >>purchase
Change Your Mind, Change Your Body: Feeling Good About Your Body and Self After 40: Midlife is a time of opportunity to renew, grow strong, set new goals, and redefine who you are. Dr. Ann gives you the tools you need to utilize your wisdom and experiences to shape a new vision of who you are and what you want your life to look like -- right now. >>purchase