About Us


Established in 1985, the International Association of Eating Disorders Professionals (iaedp) is today well recognized for its excellence in providing first-quality education and high-level training standards to an international multidisciplinary group of various healthcare treatment providers and helping professions, who treat the full spectrum of eating disorder problems.

iaedp offers a highly respected certification process for those who wish to receive specialized credentials in their work with people with eating disorders and publishes Connections (a newsletter) which addresses contemporary treatment issues.

Core Courses for iaedp Certification are now available in a self paced, home study format through The iaedp Institute.

These contributions have made iaedp an outstanding forum for the exchange of ideas and a major educational and training force in our field. The certification process is an especially important part of the iaedp program. Reflecting both experience and education, certification verifies supervised work experience, academic course work completed, and the satisfactory passing of a written examination.

Healthcare is changing. membership confirms a practitioner's dedication to the highest ethical standards, rigorous training accomplishments, continuing education, and personal growth.

Clearly iaedp has become more than just an organization. It is representative of leadership in the field.


- from the IAEDP website