Dr. Margo Maine is a clinical psychologist who has specialized in the treatment of eating disorders for more than 25 years.

She is a clinical consultant at the Institute of Living in Hartford, Conn., and former director of its Eating Disorders Program.

Her most recent book, co-authored with Joe Kelly, is “The Body Myth: The Pressure on Adult Women to Be Perfect.” It focuses on adult eating disorders and body image concerns.

Maine is also author the of “Body Wars: Making Peace With Women’s Bodies” and “Father Hunger: Fathers, Daughters and the Pursuit of Thinness.” She is a senior editor of “Eating Disorders: The Journal of Treatment and Prevention” and board member of the Eating Disorders Coalition for Research, Policy and Action and of Dads and Daughters.

A founding member and fellow of the Academy for Eating Disorders and a member of the Founder’s Council and past president of the National Eating Disorders Association, formerly Eating Disorders Awareness and Prevention, Maine serves on many advisory boards, including the National Eating Disorder Screening Project.

Maine served as an Assistant Clinical Professor at the University of Connecticut’s Department of Psychiatry and an adjunct faculty member at the University of Hartford, Graduate Institute of Professional Psychology.

She is also the co-founder of the Maine & Weinstein Specialty Group in West Hartford, Conn. In her practice, she treats women with a broad range of eating disorders and body image obsessions.