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Dr.  Charlynn  Small Ph.D
Dr. Charlynn Small Ph.D
Licensed Clinical Psychologist/Staff Psychologist


Dr. Small began working at CAPS in 2004 as a post-doctoral intern. She serves as Chair of the University’s Eating and Body Image Concerns (EBIC) team. She is a frequent speaker at national and international conferences, advocating for the awareness of eating disorders affecting persons of color and other underrepresented groups. Dr. Small is a member of the Board of Directors of the International Association of Eating Disorders Professionals Foundation (iaedpTM) and is a Certified member and Approved Supervisor (CEDS-S) of iaedpTM . She co-founded the Foundation’s African-American Eating Disorders Professionals (AAEDP) committee and currently serves on the Board of the Richmond Chapter of iaedpTM .

Dr. Small has also served on the Advisory Board for the National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders (ANAD). Published journal articles focus on multicultural education and college students with eating disorders. Her co-edited anthology, “Treating Black Women with Eating Disorders: A Clinicians Guide,” Routledge/Taylor & Francis Publishers is slated for release in June 2020.

Check out the Embracing Recovery Article. Download version

International Association of Eating Disorder Professionals Foundation (iaedp)
Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.
B.A., Winston-Salem State University
M.A., University of the District of Columbia
Clinical/Community psychology
Ph.D., Howard University
School Psychology
Contact Information
(804) 289-8119
(804) 287-1227 (Fax)