Education, Training, & Outreach

The Cambridge Eating Disorder Center (CEDC) has expert professionals available to speak about a number of eating disorder related topics. We provide in-service training and workshops to high school and college staff, counselors, health service professionals, residence assistants, athletic coaches, fitness clubs, and primary care physician practices. We also conduct presentations for college and high school students as well as consultations for healthcare professionals. If you have a patient with an eating disorder who is in need of treatment, please reach out to us. We are happy to discuss the patient’s needs and recommend a level of care that will lead the patient down the road to recovery.

The Cambridge Eating Disorder Center has become a premiere site for the training of professionals in the field of eating disorders. We are a training facility for first year child and adolescent psychiatry students as well as psychiatry residents from Harvard University's Department of Psychiatry. CEDC provides excellent clinical training for professionals in psychiatry, psychology, and social work. Our training program facilitates the transfer of knowledge obtained from clinical care to those who will ultimately bear the responsibility for the care of patients.

To apply for the Post-Doctoral Fellowship Program, applicants must have completed all of the requirements for a Doctoral Psychology degree before the fellowship start date.

To apply, please send us the following:

  • CEDC post-doctoral application
  • Letter describing your interest in the program and qualifications
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Three reference letters (two from supervisors, one from a faculty member at your graduate program)

Please mail all application materials to:

Seda Ebrahimi, PhD, Director
Cambridge Eating Disorder Center
3 Bow Street
Cambridge, MA 02138

Any other inquiries may be addressed to Dr. Ebrahimi at 617.547.2255 x222 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .


  • Today, I am happy, healthy and safe, and thriving because of the love and support I received at CEDC…
  • The CEDC program has left me feeling strong and optimistic, and I cannot say enough positive things about the program....I know that the road ahead will not be easy but just knowing that CEDC is there as a safety net gives me a feeling of calm…
  • Thank you for everything---especially for believing in me when I couldn’t believe in myself. Sometimes that was what convinced me to keep trying even when I felt hopeless…
  • I can’t express how grateful I am to have had people like you in my life. You have all helped me more than I could have ever dreamed possible. Every day I looked forward to coming in to partial to see your smiling faces, and your kindness has brightened the hardest of days…
  • Not only did CEDC teach me how to beat my eating disorder, but you also taught me how to be a good person, how to help other people, and listen to them….Thank you all for making me ME again.

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Cambridge Eating Disorder Center offers eating disorder treatment programs.

  • 3 Bow Street,
    Cambridge, MA 02138
  • 1(617)547-2255 (phone)
  • 1(617)547-0003 (fax)