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Roberto Olivardia PhD | Veritas Collaborative Staff

Dr. Roberto Olivardia is a Clinical Instructor of Psychology at Harvard Medical School and Clinical Associate at McLean Hospital in Belmont, Massachusetts.  He has been researching and treating boys and men with eating disorders for over 20 years.  He maintains a private psychotherapy practice in Lexington, Massachusetts, where he specializes in the treatment of eating disorders, Body Dysmorphic Disorder (BDD), muscle dysmorphia, and anabolic steroid use in boys and men.  He also specializes in attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD).  In addition to his clinical work, Dr. Olivardia is an active researcher.  He is co-author of The Adonis Complex, the first book of its kind, detailing the various manifestations of body image problems in men.   He has consulted with cosmetic surgeons, software companies, and filmmakers around male body image issues.  He has appeared in publications such as TIME, GQ, and Rolling Stone, and has been featured on Good Morning America, EXTRA, CBS This Morning, CNN, Fox and Friends, and VH1.  He currently serves on the Professional Advisory Board for the National Association for Males with Eating Disorders as well as CHADD, a leading organization supporting those with ADHD.