Marissa Edwards, PhD

Post-Doctoral Fellow, The Center for Eating Disorders at Sheppard Pratt


  • Eating Disorders
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
  • Depression
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Personality Disorders

Dr. Marissa Edwards is a post-doctoral fellow at The Center for Eating Disorders at Sheppard Pratt. Dr. Edwards provides individual and group therapy to patients of all ages, specializing in the young adult population. She currently works as a therapist in the Eating Disorders Intensive Outpatient Program.

Dr. Edwards earned her Ph.D. in Clinical Health Psychology from Virginia State University in 2019 after completing her doctoral internship at Wellspan Philhaven CBT. Prior to graduate school, she received her bachelor's degree from Hampton University, where she majored in Psychology with a concentration in relationship and family therapy.

Her clinical training is rooted in evidence-based practices and she has extensive training in cognitive behavioral therapy. During her training and professional career, Dr. Edwards has experience working with individuals with various mental illnesses, health, and emotional difficulties including depression, anxiety, eating and feeding disorders, psychosis, personality disorders, adjustment disorders, and body image concerns.