Alli Spotts-De Lazzer is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor, and Certified Eating Disorders Specialist with a private practice in Los Angeles, California. She’s the author of the Psychology Today blog, MeaningFULL: Candid perspectives on self-image and mental health, and of the self-help/psychology book, MeaningFULL: 23 Life-Changing Stories of Conquering Dieting, Weight, & Body Image Issues.
Alli has published articles in peer-reviewed journals, trade magazines, and online as well as presented educational workshops at international conferences, training facilities, graduate schools, and hospitals. A believer in advocacy and volunteerism, she has co-chaired committees for the Academy for Eating Disorders and the International Association of Eating Disorders Professionals and run an eating disorders friends and family support group for over a decade. She’s the creator of #ShakeIt for Self-Acceptance!® a public mental health event that educates through inspiration, fun, and flash mob dance.