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Curriculum Vitae
Summary: Sheira Kahn, MFT. Psychotherapist specializing in individuals, couples and emotional eating in Alameda near Oakland, CA.

11/2001 - Present
Sheira Kahn, M.A., MFC #40344
2515 Santa Clara Ave, Suite 106
Alameda, CA 94501

Private practice in Marriage and Family Therapy, Alameda near Oakland, CA

Emotional Eating, Couples, Adult Children of Alcoholics, Attachment, Self-esteem
7/2010 - 3/2014Eating Specialist, Ohlhoff Recovery Programs, San Francisco, CA

Psych-Ed Groups, Assessment and Consultation, developed Eating For Sobriety Program
1/2010 - 1/2012La Ventana SF Eating Disorders Clinic, Staff Psychotherapist

Art Therapy, Inner Critic and Therapeutic Meal Groups
8/2007 - 8/2014

7/2010 - present
Authorized Provider of Continuing Education, California BBS; Founder/Director of Education,

Instructor, UC Berkeley Extension Eating and Weight Disorders Program
Externship in Emotionally Focused Therapy, with Dr. Sue Johnson, San Francisco
1/2006 - 3/2006 Landmark Forum and Advanced Course 
5/2005 - 5/2008 Family Money Coach, Equius Partners, Novato, CA
2001 - 2003

Acting Director & Staff Therapist, Eating Disorders Dept., Ohlhoff Recovery Programs (Marin)
2000 - 2001 Expressive Arts Counselor, Juan Crespi Jr. High School, Richmond, CA
1999 - 2000
Activities Therapist, California Pacific Medical Center, San Francisco
1999 - 2000 Professional Mastery Course, Rancho Strozzi Institute
1999 M.A. in Counseling Psychology, Concentration in Expressive Arts Therapy, California Institute of Integral Studies
1998 - 1999Cedars of Marin, Expressive Arts Counselor
1993 - 1995 Plus-Size model, Stars Agency (San Francisco), Wilhemina (New York)
1989 - 2001 Diamond Heart Training, Ridhwan School, Berkeley, CA
1989 Thin Within workshop participant (with Judy Wardell-Halliday)
1987 University of California at Berkeley, B.A. in Religious Studies with Honors

Taught two accredited classes in Religious Studies


  • "Why OA Doesn't Work" (in The Therapist Magazine, December 2010)
  • "Kidnapped: Eating Disorders and Infertility" (in Reflections with ED, April 2011)
  • The Erasing ED Treatment Manual (available on Amazon)