Jenniver Vera, MFT, co-founder
Jennifer has been involved in the research and treatment of eating disorders for over a decade, with a particular focus on the experiences of LGBTQ and POC individuals. As a queer, femme, mixed-race woman, she knows firsthand the healing value of being able to show up and be seen as one’s whole self. This ethos guides Jennifer’s practice as a therapist, teacher and mentor. She has taught on the subjects of eating disorders, feminism, racial justice and relational psychotherapy throughout the Bay Area. Jennifer is faculty at the Women’s Therapy Center and a mentor at The Psychotherapy Institute. LEDE was conceived out Jennifer’s determination to create and scale eating disorder care that is culturally-attuned and financially accessible. She maintains a private practice in Berkeley, where she works with adolescents, adults and families.
Lynn Tracy, phd, co-founder
Lynn has devoted her career to bringing recovery, freedom, and vitality to her clients’ lives. As an active leader in the Bay Area eating disorders community, Lynn holds a Certified Eating Disorder Supervisor (CEDS) certification and served on UC Berkeley’s mulitdisciplinary Eating Disorder Treatment Team. In her consultation work with professionals, Lynn aims to enhance therapists’ clinical acumen and help clinicians find confidence in their unique professional voice. Social justice principles guide all of Lynn’s work, and LEDE is the manifestation of her lifelong commitment to body liberation. Lynn maintains a private practice in Rockridge serving adults and families.