Erin A. Curro, Psy.D.
Dr. Curro is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist who specializes in providing compassionate care and treatment to individuals struggling with eating disorders and their families. Her passion for eating disorder treatment and research evolved out of her own experience surviving and recovering from a life-threatening eating disorder as a teen. While she considers eating disorders and the full spectrum of eating and body image issues her passion project, she also loves working holistically with clients across a variety of presenting concerns including: identity development, self-esteem building, healthy lifestyle, gender identity and sexual orientation, social justice issues broadly, anxiety and depression, family and childhood trauma, and couples therapy. Dr. Curro embraces a Feminist theoretical orientation and person-centered approach to her work with clients that is rooted in evidence-based treatments including predominantly third-wave Cognitive-Behavioral Therapies, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, and Mindfulness.
Education and Experience:
Dr. Curro received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from Wright State University in Dayton, Ohio and both her Master’s and Doctorate in Clinical Psychology from Wright State University’s School of Professional Psychology (WSU SOPP) in Dayton, Ohio in 2019. She was also the recipient of the Award for Excellence in General Practice at WSU. Throughout her time at WSU SOPP, she focused her training around eating disorders and Health Psychology and completed rotations in various Community Mental Health and College Counseling settings. Upon defending her dissertation on positive coping mechanisms for adolescents with eating disorders, Dr. Curro took on a unique opportunity for an APA-accredited Internship with WSU SOPP. This encompassed an internal rotation through WSU Counseling & Wellness Center (CWS), and the founding of a new internship site for an external rotation through Miami County Juvenile Court (MCJC). Post-graduation, Dr. Curro worked in a health psychology private practice. She also developed an intensive outpatient eating disorder program to treat clients in recovery. Dr. Curro is also currently writing a book for parents of children struggling with eating disorders.
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