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Cynthia R. Kalodner Towson University, Towson, MD

Cynthia R. Kalodner is an Associate Professor in the Department of Psychology at Towson University in Towson, Maryland. She is the director of the masters program in Counseling Psychology and works closely with post-Masters students seeking licensure as a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor. Dr. Kalodner teaches Advanced Group Counseling and supervises students on practicum and internship placements throughout Maryland, Washington, D.C., and northern Virginia. She received a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Rutgers University (1984), a master’s degree in Counselor Education (1986), and a Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology (1988) from the Pennsylvania State University. She completed her internship at the Counseling Center at the University of Texas at Austin. She is the author of the book, Eating Disorders and Disturbances: A Reference Guide, published by Greenwood Press. She has authored or co-authored more than 40 book chapters and journal articles and made numerous presentations at national meetings focused on eating disorders, cognitive-behavioral counseling theory and practice, and a variety of topics as diverse as health care issues in Appalachia to burnout among graduate students. She continues to conduct research on predictors of the development of eating disorders and media literacy groups focused on the prevention of eating problems in girls and women.