Carolyn McCarter Wood



Master of Social Work University of North Carolina Chapel Hill NC

Master of Divinity Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary Wake Forest NC

Bachelor Science Gardner-Webb College Boiling Springs NC

High School Diploma Pisgah Senior High School Canton NC

Eating Disorders Treatment Experience:

2021-present CMW Consulting and Coaching LLC, Founder/Consultant/Coach

2014-present Mountain Counseling Works PLLC, Founder/Therapist

2017- 2020 The Willows at Red Oak Recovery, Therapist/Clinical Supervisor

2016-2020 Bright Heart Health Virtual Eating Disorders Treatment, Individual and Group Therapist

2013-2014 Balance Point Collaborative, Therapist/IOP Coordinator

2012-2013 Journeys at Tapestry (PHP/IOP,) Program Coordinator/ Primary Therapist

2010- 2012 Tapestry Residential Tx for Women, Family Therapist 

Selected Eating Disorders Trainings and Education:
Healthy Eating and Living Conference (HEAL) Asheville NC
  • 7th Annual Orvidio Bermudez & Elizabeth Easton, Eating Recovery Center

  • 8th Annual Emmet Bishop, Jr. and Beth Riley, Eating Recovery Center

  • 9th Annual Levels of Care, Family Based Tx, Body Image

  • 10th Annual Hope & Healing Through Integrative Treatment

  • 11th Annual Pathological Exercise, HAES, Somatic Treatment

  • 12th Annual ED Treatment for Gender Diversity and Individuals on the Autism Spectrum

University of California-San Diego Center for ED Tx & Research San Diego CA
  • Translating Cutting-Edge EatingDisorder Research into Innovative Treatment Approaches

  • Family Based Treatment Training, Daniel LeGrange, Ph.D

  • 3rd Annual Conference: Substance Abuse and Eating Disorders

  • Four-Day Multi-Family Treatment Intensive

  • Family Therapy for Adolescents with EatingDisorders: A Master Class

  • 4th Annual Conference Innovative Treatment for Eating Disorders


Embodied Recovery Institute Durham/Chapel Hill NC
  • Embodied Recovery for Eating Disorders Level 1

  • Embodied Recovery for Eating Disorders Level 2: Modules 1-4

International Association of Eating Disorders Professionals
  • Beauty, Embodiment, and Image as Healing Agents, Heidi Lynn Anderson, LCMHC, CEDS-S

  • IADEP Core Competencies ( ED Overview, Nutritional Care, Treatment Modalities, Medical Concerns)

  • Accessing the Right Level of Care, Stacie McEntyre, LCSW, CEDS, Founder of Veritas Collaborative

Other Eating Disorders Specific Trainings and Conferences
  • Families Empowered & Supporting Treatment (FEAST) 2012 Symposium, Alexandria VA

  • Summit for Clinical Excellence: Insight & Innovation, Charlotte NC

  • Eating Disorders and Dialectical Behavior Therapy, Timberline Knolls Asheville NC

  • Treating Orthorexia, Oliver-Pyatt Treatment Centers Asheville NC

  • Athletes and Eating Disorders, Riley Nichols, Ph. D. Asheville NC

  • Nurturing Body Respect, Linda Bacon, Ph.D. Asheville NC

Selected Professional Presentations and Speaking Engagements:
Recognizing and Responding to Eating Disorders in the Public School Setting
  • Buncombe County/Asheville City School Nurses, MAHEC, Asheville NC

  • Swain Country Schools


Recognizing and Responding to Eating Disorders in Family and Pediatric Practice Settings
  • Apple Valley Family Medicine

  • Mountain Pediatric Group

  • Haywood Pediatric Group

  • Blue Sky Pediatrics

  • Mountain Area Pediatrics


Eating Disorders: Recognize One When You See One
  • Asheville Area Counseling Professionals Association

  • VAYA Health Care Managers

Understanding Family Based Treatment
  • Nutritious Thoughts Group Nutrition Practice, Asheville NC

  • Epiphany Podcast with Mary Beth Burns

Supporting Clients with Eating Disorders in Residential Substance Abuse Treatment

The Willows at Red Oak Recovery, Asheville NC

Questioning the Thin Ideal: Promoting Health Body Image in Teens
  • Asheville School

  • Grace Covenant Presbyterian Middle School Youth Group

  • Girls Empowerment Camp at SAFE of Brevard NC

Eating Disorders 101: Understanding the Basics of Eating Disorders
  • Tapestry Residential Eating Disorders Program

  • Hendersonville High School

  • Lenoir-Rhyne College