Stephen Reeder, MA, NCC, LPCC, CEDSExecutive Director Rosewood Centers for Eating Disorders Santa Monica
Stephen Reeder, MA, NCC, LPCC, CEDS is the Executive Director of Rosewood Santa Monica and is also a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor and a Certified Eating Disorder Specialist who has been working in the mental health field for over a decade. In addition to eating disorders, his clinical experience includes working with individuals struggling with problem gambling, sex and love addiction, and chemical dependence. Since joining Rosewood in 2013, Stephen has held positions such as Primary Therapist, Clinical Director and Program Director. During his time as Program Director, he was responsible for program development and curriculum for all levels of care.
Currently, in his role as Executive Director of Rosewood Santa Monica, Stephen oversees day-to-day operations and incorporates his experience as an ACT therapist into his leadership style. He has worked with his team to develop a value-centered culture aligned with the core values of Rosewood Santa Monica: Humility, Flexibility, Dedication, and Growth. Stephen believes in empowering individuals to live a balanced life through mindfulness and committed action, by helping them connect to their own personal values.
Stephen holds his Masters of Arts in Counseling Psychology from the University of Denver in Denver, CO, and his undergraduate degree in Psychology from Kent State University in Ohio. He presents nationally on a variety of topics including acceptance and commitment therapy, intimacy, and masculinity, and is an advocate for eating disorder education, prevention, and awareness.