Peter M. Doyle, Ph.D.Co-Director, Eating Disorders Center & Clinical Psychologist, DBT Center

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    Dr. Doyle works with adolescents and adults in the Eating Disorders Center and DBT Center.

    About Dr. Doyle

    PMD picDr. Doyle has spent his career involved in research and clinical work focusing on eating disorders and weight management. He specializes in treating adults and adolescents with a range of eating and body image issues, including anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, binge eating disorder, and sub-clinical eating disorders. He also has a special interest in treating eating disorders with complex clinical presentations, including co-occurring personality disorders and problems of emotion regulation.

    Dr. Doyle is a faculty member of the Training Institute for Child and Adolescent Eating Disorders and is a certified provider of Family-Based Treatment (“Maudsley Approach”) for adolescent eating disorders. He has extensive training and experience in the most current evidence-based treatments for eating disorders and co-occurring problems, including cognitive-behavioral therapies, dialectical behavior therapy (DBT), and interpersonal psychotherapy.

    Dr. Doyle earned his bachelor’s degree in psychology from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He then moved to the West coast to work and study at the Center for Eating & Weight Disorders at San Diego State University, where he received his Master’s degree in psychology with a specialization in eating disorders. Dr. Doyle returned to the Midwest and earned his Ph.D. in clinical psychology from the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. He completed his clinical psychology internship and postdoctoral fellowship at the internationally-renowned University of Chicago Eating & Weight Disorders Program, where he worked with adolescents and adults with eating disorders, as well as pre- and post-bariatric surgery patients.

    Dr. Doyle supervises and trains other mental health providers in the treatment of eating disorders and delivers invited talks about eating disorders at national and international conferences. He is also a Clinical Instructor of Psychology at the University of Washington. Dr. Doyle is a member of the Academy for Eating Disorders (AED) and American Psychological Association (APA) and is a licensed psychologist in the state of Washington.

    Presentations and Publications

    Throughout his career, Dr. Doyle has been active in federally-funded research investigating the efficacy of various treatments for adults and adolescents with eating and weight-related disorders, the use of technology in the assessment of eating disorders, and family weight management programs. He has authored and co-authored numerous book chapters and articles and in peer-reviewed journals.

    For a full list of Dr. Doyle’s publications and presentations, click here.