Sara Schwatken, PhD, LP, HSPP
Dr. Sara Schwatken is a licensed psychologist practicing in Fort Dodge, IA. Dr. Schwatken has extensive training in the field of eating disorders and specializes in eating disorder treatment, with a focus on binge eating disorder and atypical anorexia. Dr. Schwatken has also submitted her application for board certification with the International Association of Eating Disorder Professionals and hopes to receive her Certified Eating Disorder Specialist designation in the coming weeks. Dr. Schwatken has served on the board of the Eating Disorder Coalition of Iowa since 2020 and is proud to be finishing her year as board president as part of EDCI’s presidential triad. During her time as president, Dr. Schwatken oversaw the reorganization of the non-profit, allowing for the organization to have greater reach to Iowans than ever before. She is also spearheading a new Healthcare Training Initiative to reduce weight stigma and encourage a weight-neutral approach to healthcare for physicians, nurses and other healthcare professionals. In her free time, Dr. Schwatken enjoys cooking and experiencing the rollercoaster of emotions in being an Iowa State athletics fan.