Emily joined the BALANCE eating disorder treatment center team in 2015. She graduated from the Fashion Institute of Technology in NYC with an Associate’s Degree in Fashion Business Management and a Bachelor’s Degree in Advertising & Marketing Communications. Throughout completing college she ran a clothing brand she founded called Rebel Redefined and interned for various companies and brands including NYLON Magazine, Teen Vogue, KORRES Skincare and Batallure Beauty. Being interested in mental health advocacy work, Emily became a trained Crisis Text Line counselor and previously volunteered with the eating disorder non-profit Project HEAL serving as their blog manager, NYC Chapter Leader & a recovery mentor in their Communities of HEALing pilot program. Having had the personal experience of seeking eating disorder treatment herself, she is passionate about spreading the message that full recovery is absolutely possible with the right care.