In the United States, as many as 10 million females and 1 million males are fighting a life and death battle with an eating disorder such as anorexia or bulimia. Millions more are struggling with binge eating disorder. Since 1985, iaedp, The International Association of Eating Disorder Professionals, has been dedicated to excellence in the education, training, and certification of eating disorders treatment professionals! iaedp is an international non-profit (501c3) organization made up of eating disorder professionals dedicated to treating the full spectrum of eating disorder problems.
IAEDP Mission Statement: To promote a high level of professionalism among practitioners who treat those suffering from eating disorders by promoting ethical and professional standards, offering education and training in the field, certifying those who have met prescribed requirements, promoting public and professional awareness of eating disorders and assisting in prevention efforts.