Sarah E. Altman, PhD.
Eating and Behavioral Health Associates
Dr. Altman’s life-long passion has focused on supporting individuals who struggle with eating disorders and body image through research, treatment and advocacy. Dr. Altman founded Eating and Behavioral Health Associates in January 2018 with this passion in mind. She is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist, Adjunct Professor of Psychology and Psychiatry & Behavioral Health at The Ohio State University/Wexner Medical Center, and Owner/Clinical Director of Eating and Behavioral Health Associates, a group of mental health experts committed to providing evidence-based treatments for eating disorders, PTSD, depression, anxiety and chronic health conditions in children, adolescents and adults. Additionally, she has been dedicated to the training and education of mental health providers, medical providers, schools, and the community on assessment, diagnosis and treatment of eating disorders and related mental health concerns. Dr. Altman’s research has been published in top peer-reviewed journals. Most notably, her Doctoral Preliminary Examination paper on the co-morbidity of Bulimia Nervosa and OCD was published in Clinical Psychology Review and has been cited in over 250 articles. She has co-authored over 15 other peer-reviewed journal articles. She has also presented her research at several national conferences, including the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Association for Psychological Research, Society for Research in Psychopathology, and the Eating Disorders Research Society. She has been invited to provide talks and lectures at several universities including The Ohio State University, West Virginia University, Case Western Reserve University, University of Illinois at Chicago and Spalding University. In addition to her work at EBHA, she currently collaborates with two non-profit organizations with missions closely aligned to hers. She is excited to collaborate with the Clinical Readiness Project, a non-profit consortium of experts dedicated to delivering premiere psychological, behavioral, and mental health training curricula to any audience. She also serves as a board member and clinical consultant for BIBRI, a non-profit dedicated to supporting awareness and prevention of eating disorders as well as providing free support groups for those struggling with an eating disorder.
Dr. Altman has no disclosures.