Dr. Emily Deans

Board Certified Adult Psychiatrist

Dr. Emily Deans is a board certified adult psychiatrist practicing in Massachusetts. She graduated from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School in 2000 and from the Harvard Longwood Psychiatry Residency in 2004 and was a Chief Resident at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston. She is currently a Clinical Instructor in Psychiatry at Harvard Medical school and is a featured expert on Psychology Today. You can find her blog at Evolutionary Psychiatry.
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Dear Melissa: The Whole30 and Eating Disorders

Welcome to Dear Melissa, where I answer your questions about the Whole30 and Food Freedom. Today, we’re talking about a serious subject: whether the Whole30 is appropriate for those recovering from or still navigating an eating disorder. Dear Melissa, I had multiple eating disorders for more than 20 years. I...Should I do the Whole30 if I've had an eating disorder? Dr. Emily Dean Harvard psychiatrist helps to tackle this question.
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