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Ralph Carson, PHD, RD, LD

Ralph Carson

Dr. Carson has been involved in the clinical treatment of obesity, addictions and eating disorders for over 35 years. His unique background in health science and medicine (BS Duke University and B. H. S. Duke University Medical School) coupled with nutrition and exercise (BS Oakwood College, Ph.D. Auburn University) has prepared him to integrate neuropsychobiological  intervention and proven psychotherapeutic treatment. Dr. Carson has honed his skills in communication and often-complicated science into enjoyable, practical and informative workshops. He is currently executive director of FitRx located in Nashville, TN which is a unique partial and IOP program designed to assist those people of size struggling with both the medical and psychological complications of binge eating. Ralph Carson, PHD has consulted with numerous addiction and eating disorder treatment centers  throughout the country as well as being a highly sought after speaker at various conferences and workshops. Additionally Dr Carson has set up several eating disorder programs and corporate wellness programs. He is an active board member of the International Association of Eating Disorder Professionals (IAEDP) Binge Eating Disorder Association (BEDA).. Working with Academy Medical Systems, he developed workshops for professional groups throughout the U. S. on topics such as exercise therapy, sports nutrition, eating disorders, and childhood obesity. He authored several popular book on nutrition, lifestyle practices, good health and the brain: Harnessing the Healing Power of Fruits and the recently published The Brain Fix: What’s the Matter with Your Gray Matter?



Online Courses and DVDs

Food & Mood: When Food and Eating is a Problem in Life

Food & Mood: When Food and Eating is a Problem in Life

1.5 CEs There is a great deal of confusion among dieters over the concept of a food addiction and abstinence from sugar and white flour. Many emotions and behaviors are tied into the overweight and eating disorder patient’s relationship wit...

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