Weight stigma is a huge issue in this country. And while doctors are some of the worst offenders when it comes to this problem , there are some treatment providers that are unknowingly falling into this trap as well. In the field of eating disorders, where we focus on creating a non-judgmental atmosphere, there has … Read More
Articles by Kelly Hee, LCSW
Kelly received her Masters degree from the University of Hawaii, Manoa in 2014 in the field of Social Work. She is now a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in both California and Hawaii. Kelly has been working with eating disorders since 2013. Kelly has worked at Montecatini as a primary therapist since 2016. She comes to the field of eating disorders and Montecatini through her own recovery and personal experience. Kelly’s approach is based primarily on principles related to psychodynamic theory and the humanistic approach. Kelly believes strongly in the importance of the therapeutic relationship as well as a good amount of humor. Kelly is one of the few clinicians in the San Diego area to specialize in athletes with eating disorders. Kelly has a focus on both over exercise and exercise avoidance; as well as the transition from athlete identity, body image, and sport itself; and how all of this impacts one’s eating disorder.