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Become a Professional Member

Join EDCI as a member to receive benefits and to assist EDCI in achieving our mission of helping Iowa to become free of Eating Disorders!

Professional Membership

We invite licensed/certified professionals who treat eating disorders to join EDCI as a Professional Member. As a member, you will receive the following benefits: 


  • Qualified members will be allowed one provider listing on the EDCI Website, which will include a logo, business name and preferred contact information.

  • Ability to post Iowa-based job listings for free on the EDCI website, receive a post to our social media accounts (one time) and include the post in our monthly e-newsletter (for three months). 

  • Access to the provider listserv to use for consultation, connection and referrals (Adherence to listserv rules will be a requirement to maintain access to listserv privileges).

  • Access to a monthly virtual consultation group led by a qualified professional 

  • A minimum 15% registration discount for EDCI events, conferences and seminars.

  • Access to one free CE opportunity (one credit hour) per year.


Professional Member Dues: $75 

Membership will renew July 1st of each year. 


Should you choose to not renew your membership, your provider listing will be removed from our website. You are welcome to rejoin EDCI as a Professional Member at any point in time!


Qualified Professional Member Applicants include any provider who provides direct services to persons or families impacted by eating disorders and is currently licensed/certified by a State of Iowa health-related Board. Mental health professionals must have a master’s degree or higher. Nutritionist/Dietitian professionals must hold state licensure as a Registered Dietitian. For professional members seeking a provider listing on the EDCI website, we request applicants have familiarity with the HAESⓇ model and do not prescribe weight loss practices in their treatment of individuals with eating disorders. If you are not familiar with these practices, you are still welcome to join EDCI as a Professional Member without a provider listing on our website. To be a Professional Member with a provider listing, you will need to sign a Statement of Practice during the application process. 


To apply to be a professional member, please click below and complete the following application:  




Once your application is received a board member will be in touch with you. Your application will be reviewed at the next scheduled board meeting.


We look forward to connecting with all of our members! 



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