"[I appreciated] the self-empowerment and ability to make up your own mind based on how you would like to recover. The support from staff was amazing."
- Former Patient
|Tamara Pryor, PhD|
|Dr. Tamara Pryor has been privileged to work in the field of eating disorders for the past 28 years. She spent 16 years as an associate professor and director of the Eating Disorder Program at the University of Kansas - School of Medicine, four years as co-director of the PATH Eating Disorders Clinic, and three years at Wichita Psychiatric Consultants as the director of eating disorder services before coming to Eating Disorder Center of Denver. Dr. Pryor conducts research and has published articles examining personality disorders, substance abuse, multi-impulsive behavior, sexual functioning, and cognitive rigidity in the eating disordered individual. She has presented both nationally and internationally, and she co-authored a prevention curriculum and textbook. Dr. Pryor is a member of the Eating Disorder Research Society, the Academy of Eating Disorders and the International Association of Eating Disorder Professionals. She has a Master's of Social Work from Wayne State University, a Master's of Art in rehabilitation counseling and psychology, as well as a PhD in psychology from Southern Illinois University. She completed a one-year fellowship in child psychiatry and eating disorders at the University of Kansas - School of Medicine's Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine.|