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Speaking and Media Engagements

To book me, Mary Anne Cohen, for a speaking engagement for your professional or community group, see Ask Mary Anne. My speaking and media engagements include:

Radio & Television Media

  • Radio Host of French Toast for Breakfast: Declaring Peace with Emotional Eating: WEVD-AM & WNWK-FM. 1990-93
  • Good Day New York
  • CBS-This Morning
  • The Jane Whitney Show (CBS-TV)
  • Fox News Channel
  • Newstalk-TV (Time Warner Cable)
  • Cablevisionís "Whatís Eating You?"
  • Cablevisionís "Business to Business"
  • Wellness Watch Cable TV
  • Staten Island Cable TV
  • WBAI Radio
  • WLNG Radio: "The Courage to Change"

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Print Media

  • Columnist:,, Sephardic Image Magazine,
  • - I am the professional book reviewer for EDReferral and have written articles on sexual abuse and eating disorders, medication, and overcoming the fear of success.
  • Interviewed or quoted in: The New York Times, Mademoiselle, Self, New Body, New York Magazine, New York Post, New York Woman, The Los Angeles Times, Albany Times-Union, The Record (Troy), The Journal of General Dentistry

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Corporate & Business Groups

  • American Express
  • The Mayor's Commission on the Status of Women
  • Alliance with the Medical Society of the State of New York
  • Canyon Ranch of the Berkshires

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Professional Organizations

  • The New York Federation of Alcoholism Counselors
  • The Alcoholism Council of Greater New York (1989, 1999)
  • Jewish Board of Family and Children's Services
  • Holliswood Hospital: Professional Training Series (1990-1994)
  • Renfrew Center of New York City: Professional Training
  • Jacobi Medical Center: Department of Social Work
  • Lutheran Medical Center: Mental Health Clinic
  • Four Winds Hospital: Saratoga Springs & Katonah, NY
  • Eating Disorder Awareness Week Conference (l990-l993)
  • Eating Disorder Council of Long Island (1991-1996)
  • American Anorexia & Bulimia Association
    (New York and New Jersey Chapters)
  • National Conference on Psychoanalysis & Clinical Social Work
  • Society of Clinical Social Workers
    (New York and Brooklyn Chapters)
  • National Association of Social Workers: The Alcoholism Institute, The Addiction Institute (l989, 94 - 2000)
  • National Association of Social Workers: Professional Continuing Education
  • Psychotherapists of Park Slope
  • Department of General Services: Employee Assistance Program, New York City
  • New York State Employee Assistance Program: Division of Parole
  • Seton Employee Assistance Program, Staten Island
  • Corporate Counseling Associates: EAP, New York City
  • Long Island Conference on Chemical Dependency
  • Drug Abuse Prevention Council: l5th Annual Clergy Conference
  • Caron Foundation
    (Treatment of Chemical Dependency: New York)
  • Mental Health Association, Syracuse: Keynote
    (Anorexia/Bulimia Services)
  • Massachusetts Eating Disorder Association, Boston
  • Mid-Hudson Dietetic Association

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Educational Institutions

  • New York University: Faculty and Staff Assistance Program
  • Council for Parents & Youths
    Great Neck: Professional Conference
  • Capitol Region Association for Eating Disorders,
    Albany, NY: Keynote
  • Brooklyn College: The Women's Center
  • Kingsborough Community College (l992-l994)
  • The College of Staten Island
  • Pratt Institute
  • Diocese of Brooklyn: Department of Education
  • The Educational Alliance, NYC
  • Sussex County Teachers Conference, New Jersey
  • Brooklyn High Schools Guidance Counselors
  • The Berkeley Carroll School Parent Teachers Association
  • Staten Island Public School Parent Teachers Association
  • Yeshiva Magen David

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Community Groups

  • The Colony Club, New York City
  • Nassau County Librarians Association: Garden City, Long Island
  • Girls Scouts of the United States
  • Kings Bay YM-YWHA (1992-1993)
  • Boro Park YM-YWHA (1994,95,97)
  • Marathon Jewish Center, Queens, New York
  • Samuel Field YM&YWHA, Queens, New York
  • Sephardic Community Center: Keynote Address
  • Sephardic Bikur Holim
  • Senior Citizens League of Flatbush
  • Borders Books & Music, Albany
  • Barnes & Noble, Manhasset
  • Blackwood & Brouwer Booksellers Ltd. Kinderhook, New York
  • Pastimes Bookstore, Forest Hills

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  • Three Faces of Denial (Documentary film on addictions)
  • Food and You (Rodale Press, 1996)
  • Fight Fat (Rodale Press, 1998)

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Mary Anne Cohen, LCSW, BCD
The New York Center for Eating Disorders
490 Third Street, Brooklyn, New York 11215
(718) 788-6986