Atlanta iaedp Chapter

Our Purpose: To promote ethical and professional standards in our field, provide education and raise awareness among treatment professionals, and certify those who demonstrate high standards in their treatment of people with eating disorders.

Our Executive Board

Lauren Greenway, LPC, MAC, CPCS

Taylor Rae Homesley, LPC

Joy Sssebikindu, LPC, NCC

Diane Hilleary, LCSW, CEDS

Board Chairs

Education Chair:
Anne Marie Dine, LPC, MAC
Leslie Way, MS, NCC, APC

Lisa Janik, RD, LD

Hospitality and Events:
Hannah Stokes, LPC, NCC
Arielle Crain, APC, NCC

Cassie Gaub

Jessica Baker, PhD, CEDS

Social Media:
Laura McLain, PsyD

Student Liaison/Mentorship:
Tara Arnold, PhD, LCSW

Medical Liaisons:
Carrie Poline, DO, FAPA
Anna Tanner, MD, FAAP, FSAHM, CEDS

Gala Chair:
Gail Phillips, LCSW
Jamie Singleteary, MA


Chapter Membership: $125 (must meet and maintain criteria outlined on application for discount)
Code: Atlanta - first letter is capitalized

Individual Membership: $195

Full Time Student Member: $75 (Must have official documentation of semester hours)
Code: Student - first letter is capitalized

For more information about membership please email us!


Professionals who demonstrate clinical expertise through education, experience and a rigorous examination are eligible for certification as a Certified Eating Disorders Specialist (CEDS) in mental health, Certified Eating Disorders Registered Dietitian (CEDRD), or Certified Eating Disorders Registered Nurse (CEDRN).

It is iaedp’s™ mission to promote excellence in competency assessment for professionals in the eating disorders field through offering a rigorous set of criteria for the evaluation of education, training, knowledge and experience. iaedp’s™ goal is to provide professional certification that is obtainable and affordable without compromising the high level of standards necessary.

iaedp™ has designed its certification program requirements to insure its certified professionals are able to demonstrate expertise through a range of professional activities, achievements, supervised activities, and testing. Following is a step by step guide to simplify the certification process for the traditional route. If you have practiced as a licensed clinician for five or more years, the committee recommends you review the Equivalency option to see if you qualify for this route created for the experienced professional.  All equivalency applications are available at under Certification and Quick Links.