Pagano Nikki

  Charlotte, NC
  (704) 850-6447

Clients seen:
Private practice clinician seeing children (6+), adolescents and adults and treating all eating disorder diagnoses (anorexia nervosa, ARFID, bulimia nervosa, binge-eating disorder).

Professional Training:
Nikki previously served as the Director of Adolescent Services at the Columbia Center for Eating Disorders at the New York State Psychiatric Institute (part of New York Presbyterian and Columbia University Medical Center). There, she developed and oversaw programming, coordinated research studies, and provided treatment at all levels of care (inpatient, day treatment, and outpatient). She continues to work as a consultant for ongoing research studies at Columbia, most recently helping on a relapse prevention study for anorexia nervosa.

Nikki is certified in Family-based Treatment (FBT or the Maudsley Method) and has extensive training in and experience providing CBT, ACT, Exposure and Response Prevention (EXRP or ERP), Enhanced Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT-E), and Cognitive Behavior Therapy for ARFID (CBT-AR).

She is passionate about providing and disseminating evidence-based care, and frequently gives trainings for providers in the community, including pediatricians, medical students, and other therapists.

Training in CBT-E:
CREDO Online CBT-E Training, Other

Extensive training in CBT-E at Columbia University Medical Center under the supervision of Deborah Glasofer, PhD and Joanna Steinglass, MD.