Dr. Ross is passionate about the treatment of eating disorders and addictions.  In her role as the Chief of the Eating Disorders Program at the world-renowned treatment center, Sierra Tucson in Tucson, Arizona, she pioneered the development of an integrative medicine approach to eating disorders including anorexia, bulimia, binge eating disorder and compulsive overeating.

From 2008 to 2012, Dr. Ross served as a consultant for The Ranch / Elements Behavioral Health (owned by Elements Behavioral Health) located near Nashville, TN and the Integrative Life Center in Nashville, TN. Dr. Ross consulted with their dual diagnosis eating disorder and chemical dependency program and was a speaker at national conferences on their behalf. Dr. Ross is a consultant for the Integrative Life Center in Nashville, TN offering staff training and staffing of clients with eating disorders and addictions.

Some services Dr. Ross offers to her consulting clients include:

  • Inservice training for staff on diagnosis and treatment of the dual diagnosis client
  • Team development
  • Nutrition services implementation and integration with clinical services
  • Development of policies and procedures for an eating disorder program
  • Training of staff in the use of skills for emotional regulation
  • Implementation of supplement program for eating disorders
  • Admission protocols for identifying the dual diagnosis client

For more information, please send a detailed email and she will get back to you as soon as possible.

“I knew of Dr. Ross by her reputation at Sierra Tucson. Dr. Ross has brought that same level of creativity, wisdom and management ability to our Eating disorders program making The Ranch a leader in integrative eating disorders healing and recovery treatment. She is a brilliant clinician and a very cool human being.”

Co-owner of The Ranch

Dr. Carolyn Ross has been instrumental in the development of the Eating Disorder Program at Integrative Life Center. Her experience and expertise in integrative models of treatment is extensive and her ongoing consultation with our treatment team provides sound medical guidance as well as creative approaches to clients with eating disorders, addictions and other trauma related conditions. Over the past five years, Dr. Ross has made herself available whenever we need her and we can count on her to provide the most cutting edge approaches to treatment in the field. A wealth of knowledge, without a doubt!

Executive Director
Integrative Life Center