Ardis Vanmeerten, LMHC
Ardis is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor who focuses on disordered eating, trauma and the damage of stigmatization. She has a strong passion for helping facilitate the repair of relationships between bodies and food through body trust, health at every size and social justice principals. Ardis believes that everyone deserves another chance to explore their thoughts, behaviors and how their feelings are impacted by losing connection with their body and explore how they are impacted by navigating through society. Ardis first started with Center for Discovery in 2013 after earning her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Carroll College. She went on to complete the Master of Arts in Professional Counseling Program through Liberty University. She has over ten years of experience working in outpatient, residential and inpatient settings for eating disorders and children’s mental health. Ardis is trained in Motivational Interviewing (MI), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), and takes a reality therapy approach.