Ellen Fitzsimmons-Craft, MA

Clinical Psychology Intern, Eating and Weight Disorders

5841 S. Maryland Ave., MC 3077, B-454
Chicago, IL 60637
Phone: 773-834-0963
Fax: 773-702-9929

 Education & Training

  • PhD, Clinical Psychology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2014 (expected)
  • MA, Clinical Psychology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2010
  • BA, Psychology, University of Notre Dame, 2008

 

Clinical Interests

  • Eating disorders and body dissatisfaction
  • Anxiety disorders
  • Cognitive-behavioral, third wave, and family-based treatments

 

Research Interests

  • Etiology and maintenance of body dissatisfaction and disordered eating, with particular interest in the influence of sociocultural factors
  • Factors that impact and are impacted by eating disorder recovery
  • Role of anxiety in disordered eating and eating disorders

 

Society Memberships

  • Academy for Eating Disorders (AED)
  • American Psychological Association (APA)
  • Association for Contextual Behavioral Science (ACBS)
  • Association for Psychological Science (APS)
  • Society for Clinical and Social Psychology (SCSP)
  • Society for a Science of Clinical Psychology (SSCP)

 

Selected Publications

  • Brownstone, L. M., Bardone-Cone, A. M., Fitzsimmons-Craft, E. E., Printz, K. S., Le Grange, D., Mitchell, J. E., Crow, S. J., Peterson, C. B., Crosby, R. D., Klein, M. H., Wonderlich, S. A., & Joiner, T. E. (2013). Subjective and objective binge eating in relation to eating disorder symptomatology, negative affect, and personality dimensions. International Journal of Eating Disorders, 46, 66-76.
  • Fitzsimmons-Craft, E. E., Bardone-Cone, A. M., Brownstone, L. M., & Harney, M. B. (2012). Evaluating the roles of anxiety and dimensions of perfectionism in dieting and binge eating using weekly diary methodology. Eating Behaviors, 13, 418-422.
  • Fitzsimmons-Craft, E. E., Bardone-Cone, A. M., & Harney, M. B. (2012). Development and validation of the Body, Eating, and Exercise Comparison Orientation Measure (BEECOM) among College Women. Body Image, 9, 476-487.
  • Fitzsimmons-Craft, E. E., Harney, M. B., Brownstone, L. M., Higgins, M. K., & Bardone-Cone, A. M. (2012). Examining social physique anxiety and disordered eating in college women: The roles of social comparison and body surveillance. Appetite, 59, 796-805.
  • Bardone-Cone, A. M., Fitzsimmons-Craft, E. E., Harney, M. B., Maldonado, C. R., Lawson, M. A., Smith, R., & Robinson, D. P. (2012). The inter-relationships between vegetarianism and eating disorders among females. Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, 112, 1247-1252.
  • Fitzsimmons-Craft, E. E., Harney, M. B., Koehler, L. G., Danzi, L. E., Riddell, M. K., & Bardone-Cone, A. M. (2012). Explaining the relation between thin ideal internalization and body dissatisfaction among college women: The roles of social comparison and body surveillance. Body Image, 9, 43-49.
  • Fitzsimmons-Craft, E. E., Bardone-Cone, A. M., & Kelly, K. A. (2011). Objectified body consciousness in relation to recovery from an eating disorder. Eating Behaviors, 12, 302-308.
  • Fitzsimmons-Craft, E. E. (2011). Social psychological theories of disordered eating in college women: Review and integration. Clinical Psychology Review, 31, 1224-1237.
  • Fitzsimmons, E. E., & Bardone-Cone, A. M. (2011). Downward spirals of body surveillance and weight/shape concern among African American and Caucasian college women. Body Image, 8, 216-223.
  • Gondoli, D. M., Corning, A. F., Blodgett Salafia, E. H., Bucchianeri, M. M., & Fitzsimmons, E. E. (2011). Heterosocial involvement, peer pressure for thinness, and body dissatisfaction among young adolescent girls. Body Image, 8, 143-148.
  • Fitzsimmons, E. E., & Bardone-Cone, A. M. (2010). Differences in coping across stages of recovery from an eating disorder. International Journal of Eating Disorders, 43, 689-693.
  • Bardone-Cone, A. M., Schaefer, L. M., Maldonado, C. R., Fitzsimmons, E. E., Harney, M. B., Lawson, M. A., Robinson, D. P., Smith, R., & Tosh, A. (2010). Aspects of self-concept and eating disorder recovery: What does the sense of self look like when an individual recovers from an eating disorder? Journal of Social and Clinical Psychology, 29, 821-846.