Ann Kearney-Cooke is a psychologist and best selling author who specializes in eating disorders, mental illness and wellness coaching. Offering services through The Cincinnati Psychology Institute, she facilitates individualized treatment based in creative solutions to food and body image issues. Dr. Kearney-Cooke uses a straightforward approach and her signature motto, the time for change is now, to help guide individuals into rediscovering their strengths and healing themselves.
The first meeting with Dr. Kearney-Cooke is a thorough assessment wherein she establishes a treatment contract and goals. She employs a multidisciplinary approach, utilizing several evidence-based methods like CBT, DBT and interpersonal psychotherapy. Her eating disorder treatment addresses self image, stress management and establishing realistic weight goals. Additionally, she offers treatment for clients with a dual diagnosis, and for those who are going through a life change like divorce, death or retirement.
Treatment is in both a group and private setting. Each of her groups are kept fairly small, between six and eight clients in each, and meets with them once a week for about 90 minutes. She also gives her clients written homework assignments for in between each session. She offers seasonal group therapy enrollment for those who are dealing with eating disorders like bulimia and anorexia as well as an overeating group, and new groups are formed about every eight weeks.
During her sessions Dr. Kearney-Cooke challenges her clients about their thinking and view of food, and offers mindfulness techniques, tips on how to improve communication and openness with loved ones, and distress tolerance skills. Dr. Kearney-Cooke can also facilitate wellness coaching and consulting on how to live a healthier and happier life by focusing on self esteem, coping with stress and recovering from burnout.
Dr. Kearney-Cooke offers specialized services for teen girls to help boost self esteem and learn how to identify feelings and deal with them in a positive way. Clients can expect tips on body image and self talk, navigating social media positively, self care, establishing healthy boundaries, critical thinking and stress management.
Dr. Ann Kearney-Cooke is an expert and highly sought after public speaker who brings her extensive knowledge and experience to her clients as well as fortune 500 companies and more. She takes a unique perspective when it comes to her clients’ well being and is able to offer a variety of original and creative ideas for how they can begin the healing process by addressing what the real problem is. Helping men and women identify their own strengths and a straightforward approach have been highly effective tools for Dr. Ann Kearney-Cooke and the many individuals who have sought her guidance in recovery.
Dr. Ann Kearney-Cooke
9200 Montgomery Rd, Bldg D
Cincinnati, OH 45242
Dr. Ann Kearney-Cooke Cost: $200 (per individual session); $50-$100 (per group session). Reach Dr. Ann Kearney-Cooke by phone at (513) 588-9431.
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