• BS, Child Development and Medicine, Health, and Society, Vanderbilt University
  • MS, Clinical Rehabilitation and Clinical Mental Health Counseling, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • ACMHC, Utah #12819871-6009
  • LPC-MHSP (temp), #6213
  • National Certified Counselor (NCC)




  • Diagnosis, treatment options, resources for clients and advocacy landscape
  • Attachment-based, feminist lens, de-pathologizing eating disorder behaviors and understanding the protective / functional roles of eating disorders and how to help clients shape their own values
  • Working with BIPOC folks with eating disorders

  • Themes of OCD, how OCD might present in sessions
  • How to create hierarchies and understand the exposure response prevention model
  • I offer a unique understanding of internal experience from lived experience
  • Working with clients with marginalized identities
  • Neurodiversity Affirming, systems lens to working with clients with OCD including critiques of the ERP model*
  • How to integrate response prevention in daily lives leading with values of client

*Autistic nervous systems don't habituate the same to sensory input (considerations of interoceptive and cognitive fears as well), exploring neurodivergent nervous system patterns and what feels helpful for clients

  • What is a neurodiversity affirming lens, how to apply this framework to your practice
  • Working with self-identifying neurodivergent clients
  • Creating a neuro-inclusive practice (thinking about paperwork, policies, informed consent; going beyond learning what neurodiversity looks like to understanding why it is important)
  • Exploring clinical utility of diagnoses collaboratively through an intersectional lens

  • Think about clients' presenting problems through a systems lens
  • Explore power dynamic that is always at play -- whether we address it intentionally or not
  • Offer perspective (not a monolth) from a BIPOC, neurodivergent human to help you consider some experiences without relying on clients to educate you

Eating Disorders

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)

Foundational Understanding of Neurodivergence and Neuro-Inclusive Care

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  • Eating Disorder Registered Dietitian & Professionals (EDRDPro)
  • Multi-Service Eating Disorders Conference (MEDA)
  • International OCD Foundation
  • BIPOC Eating Disorder Conference
  • Weight Inclusive Nutrition and Dietetics (WIND)
  • trainings with group practices of therapists and dietitians
  • the National Alliance for Eating Disorders
  • Project HEAL (largest non-profit around treatment access for marginalized groups)

groups I have worked with previously:

- Meredith Williams

"I could listen to Mimi talk all day. She is a wealth of knowledge in all things mental health, OCD, and eating disorders. I admire her dedication to learning more, always. And her kind and gentle spirit are incredibly welcoming. I'd recommend this podcast to everyone."

- Sumner Brooks, MPH, RDN

"I absolutely LOVE this podcast. Beautifully and thoughtfully produced episodes - a fantastic mental health resource."

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