Executive Board

President

 

Signe Darpinian, LMFT

 

Vice President

 

 

Treasurer

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Stephanie Brooks, MS, RD

Stephanie Brooks has been practicing as a registered dietitian since 1991. She earned her BS in nutrition and clinical dietetics from UC Berkeley, her MS in nutrition and food science from San Jose State University and a certificate in eating disorders from John F. Kennedy University. Stephanie founded Bay Area Nutrition, LLC in 1999, a nutrition practice providing individuals, families and groups with the most up to date and user friendly nutrition information and guidance. In addition, Stephanie is a nationally recognized expert in the field of disordered eating and pediatric feeding problems. Stephanie also provides training and supervision for nutrition and other professionals. Stephanie is a published author and speaker often speaking to professionals, school and community groups and corporations.

Secretary

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Rachel Goldstein, M.S., Psy.D.

Rachel Goldstein is a licensed clinical psychologist who received her doctorate degree from Pacific Graduate School of Psychology – Stanford Psy.D Consortium and her undergraduate degree from the University of Michigan. She wrote her doctoral dissertation on the developmental patterns of substance use during adolescence and has explored the challenges and struggles that the emerging adult population faces throughout her research and clinical experiences. Rachel has extensive experience working with children and families in many different treatment settings, and is dedicated to helping young people struggling with eating disorders, substance abuse, trauma, and anxiety. She uses a client-centered, acceptance based approach to help young people learn how to make the best choices for themselves and their futures.