Dena Cabrera


Dena Cabrera, Psy.D.
Licensed Clinical Psychologist, Speaker’s Bureau Member
Remuda Ranch Programs for Eating and Anxiety Disorders

How did you get started in your career? My career started in 1998 when I was accepted into a post-doctoral fellowship in Clinical Neuropsychology which brought me to Arizona. Following this two year position, I accepted my first “real” job in eating disorders at Remuda Ranch Treatment Programs.

What advice would you give to someone interested in the eating disorders field?
It’s important to get a diverse and broad range of clinical experience and training before specializing too soon in one area in your undergraduate or graduate program. I felt my diverse clinical training and experience prepared me well to work with the co-morbidity and clinical issues present with those suffering from eating disorders. If possible, I also suggest working with a multidisciplinary team. I have learned a tremendous amount about eating disorders from my colleagues from other disciplines.

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