Mary Foushi

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

Mary Foushi holds a degree in Human Services with a specialization in Addiction Studies. She is a certified relapse-prevention specialist, a certified food addiction professional, and facilitates groups, workshops, and weeklong food addiction recovery intensives in the United States and abroad. Mary is co-founder of ACORN Food Dependency Recovery Services, currently SHiFT Recovery by Acorn (, and has helped thousands of late-stage food addicts move toward abstinence and recovery. As a recovering food addict, she is maintaining a 195-pound weight loss for over 27 years. Ms. Foushi is coauthor of Food Addiction Recovery: A New Model of Professional Support—The ACORN Primary Intensive.