Master’s Degree in Social Science Administration (MSSA)
Charlotte Thomas, LCSW
Charlotte received her master’s degree in Social Science Administration (MSSA) at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, OH and trained with Lucene Wisniewski PhD, FAED and Mark Warren MD, FAED for the following 4 years in the evidence-based treatment of eating disorders. She is a licensed clinical social worker in the state of Oregon with professional interests in treating eating disorders and associated issues including borderline personality disorder, depression and anxiety and has provided services to individuals, teens, adults, families, and groups. At Portland DBT Institute, Charlotte is the Program Manager for the Pathways to Mindful Eating (PME) program and provides direct service to clients, supervision to staff, and serves on the management board for the clinic helping to inform general clinic policy. Her unique oversight of the PME program has resulted in the creation of an Intensive Outpatient Program for eating disorders and cross clinic integration of competencies related to treating complex clients presenting with eating disorder behaviors. In addition, Charlotte trains clinics and individuals nationally on DBT, program development, eating disorders, and evidence-based practice.