Gail L. Hall, LMSW, ACSW, DCSW, has been treating eating disorders for 28 years in both inpatient and outpatient settings. In 1998 she established Comprehensive Treatment for Eating Disorders (CTED, LLC) an outpatient group of therapists and dietitians, in order to provide high quality treatment in an intimate, personalized setting. CTED has treated hundreds of individuals with eating disorders in the last 15 years. Ms. Hall has been a frequent lecturer at area schools, universities, medical trainings, and professional conferences, sharing the importance of early detection, accurate diagnosis, and timely intervention as key treatment components. She has been a frequent guest on local television and radio programs regarding this topic. In 2011 Ms. Hall partnered with Jennifer Lane, a recovered individual, to create the Michigan Eating Disorders Alliance, a 501(c)3 organization dedicated to raising awareness and increasing prevention strategies for eating disorders while reducing the stigma for sufferers.