Dr. Shari Corbitt has enjoyed an adventurous career performing both clinical and administrative work. She is in private practice in the communities of Beverly Hills, Malibu and Agoura Hills, CA. Most recently, Shari was the Vice President of Promises Treatment Centers in Malibu and West Los Angeles. Prior to her role at Promises she was the Executive Director of TouchStone Treatment Centers and prior to that – the Clinical Director at Sierra Tucson. Her earlier experience included Clinical Director of the Indian Health Council, Inc. on the Rincon Indian Reservation in Pauma Valley, CA and Program Director at Casa Palmera, an Eating Disorders and Chronic Pain Management inpatient treatment facility in San Diego, CA.
Originally from New York, she earned her Masters and Doctoral degrees from Yeshiva University in New York City. She has been licensed in the state of California since 2002. Her areas of specialization include the treatment of eating disorders, addictions, trauma, ADHD, learning disabilities, seizure disorders and chronic pain – with EEG biofeedback (neurofeedback) and Dialectical Behavior Therapy. In psychotherapy, Dr. Corbitt treats individuals and couples with addictions, eating disorders and traumatic histories. She provides group therapy for women and men with eating disorders as well.
Dr. Corbitt has published a workbook for clinicians working with eating disordered clients: Eating Addiction – Relapse Prevention Counseling. The workbook is also designed to give support to those in early recovery from eating disorders. Dr. Corbitt is in the final stages of publishing a book on the treatment of chronic pain with neurofeedback – Healing Chronic Pain Where It Lives, In the Brain.