Executive Board


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Christine Pappas, MA, Psy.D

Dr. Pappas is a licensed Clinical Psychologist who is passionate and dedicated to treating individuals and families in recovery. Dr. Pappas has vast experience and knowledge treating people suffering from an eating disorder as well as chemical dependency. She is currently working for Eating Recovery Center as Clinical Program Manager and previously created and developed eating disorder programs in Northern California.   Dr. Pappas is the president of Iaedp (International Association of Eating Disorder Professional’s) Bay Area Chapter and enjoys taking on a leadership to support the professional community. Dr. Pappas has been interviewed both on television and radio shows to bring further awareness and insight to the community in relation to the origins od eating disorder as well as treatment.   Dr Pappas also has a private practice in San Francisco, CA where she works with individuals, couples and families.

Vice President

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 Pamela Carlton, MD

Dr. Pamela Carlton is a board certified pediatrician with sub-specialty training in adolescent medicine and almost a decade of experience treating adolescents and adults with eating disorders. Prior to opening her practice, she was on the clinical faculty in the Division of Adolescent Medicine at Stanford University School of Medicine. She is the creator and prior director of the Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital’s Adolescent Eating Disorder Parent Education and Support Program.  Dr. Carlton is the author of “Take Charge of Your Child’s Eating Disorder: A Physician’s Step-by-step Guide to Defeating Anorexia and Bulimia���. She is on the National Eating Disorders Association Clinical Scientific Advisory Council and on the advisory board of Eating Disorders Recovery Support, Inc.�� Dr. Carlton is a frequent speaker at national and international conferences on topics related to the recognition and treatment of eating disorders.


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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.


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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.