Dr Barbara Pearlman is a clinical psychologist who has specialised in the treatment of eating disorders for 28 years. She now runs the Finchley Clinic for Eating Disorders - a private out-patient facility in North London. Previously she supervised an out-patient clinic at Watford General, an NHS hospital, and created and supervised an in-patient, day-patient and out-patient eating disorder clinic at the North London Priory. She was also consultant supervisor to a regional eating disorder service in North East Essex. She is a founder member and associate director of the Independent Psychology Service (IPS) - a network of private clinical psychologists, psychiatrists and therapists in North London. The IPS provides assessment and treatment for individuals, couples and families. It also offers teaching packages to GP’s and Solicitors.