Our Faculty

Experts in their fields

Paul H. Earley, M.D., FASAM

Paul H. Earley, M.D., FASAM is an Addiction Medicine Physician who treats all types of addictive diseases. He has over 30 years of experience in the treatment of addiction, with a specialty in the assessment and treatment of addiction in health care professionals.

Nicole M. Avena PhD.

World-renowned neuroscientist, expert in diet, nutrition, and pioneer in the field of food addiction.

Esther Helga Gudmundsdottir MSc.

Founder and Director of INFACT School, Founder and Director of the MFM Center; Treatment Center for Food Addiction

Karla Osborne

Registered Therapeutic Counsellor, INFACT Certified Food Addiction Professional, Certified Trauma Professional

Dr. Guttorm Toverud

Ph.D. in Counseling and Counselor Education; Addictions, Masters; Agency Counseling

Mary Foushi

Co-founder and Executive Director, ACORN Food Dependency Recovery Services, USA

Marty Lerner

Founder and CEO of the Milestones in Recovery’s Eating Disorder Program

H. Theresa Wright, MS, RD, LDN

Founder and Director of Renaissance Nutrition Center, Inc.

Dr Vera Tarman, MD, M.Sc. FCFP, ABAM

Medical Director, Renascent substance abuse treatment

Robert H. Lustig M.D.

Director, Weight Assessment for Teen and Child Health Program at UCSF Center for Obesity Assessment, Study, and Treatment

Agnes Thora Gudmundsdottir

Founder and member of the board, Matarheill, a rights movement for food addicts in Iceland.

Susan Peirce Thompson PhD

President of the Institute for Sustainable Weight Loss and the Founder and CEO of Bright Line Eating Solutions

Amanda Leith

Addiction Counselor, Certified Food Addiction counselor (CFAP), FAI/ACORN Certified Food Addiction Professional and CENAPS-trained Advanced Relapse Prevention Specialist (ARPS)