“Dr. Dorie” McCubbrey, PhD, MSEd, LPC, LAC, CEDS

Eating Disorder Addiction Expert

Get to know Dr. Dorie
through this “Visual Story”

Dorie“Dr. Dorie” McCubbrey has a PhD in Biomedical Engineering from The University of Michigan (1993) and a MSEd in Counseling from The University of Akron (1997). These unique credentials allow Dr. Dorie to address the physical, mental and emotional aspects of eating disorders and weight issues.

About - old PP logoIn 1995, Dr. Dorie founded Positive Pathways in Northeast Ohio – with a mission to share her message that complete recovery from eating disorders is possible! Dr. Dorie was dubbed The ‘Don’t Diet’ Doctor by her clients, with a vision for a “Diet-Free America.”

About - dont dietIn 1998, Dr. Dorie’s first book was published – Dr. Dorie’s Don’t Diet Book (Positive Pathways Press) chronicles her own journey of recovery, plus provides the strategies she used with clients in her early years as a therapist. Many of these solutions are now Dr. Dorie’s EDIT™ treatment for eating disorders and obesity.

About - BoulderIn 1999, Dr. Dorie relocated her business to Boulder, Colorado. As a Licensed Professional Counselor, she continued her work as an Eating Disorder and Obesity Treatment Specialist. She became a member of the Boulder Psychotherapists Guild, Boulder Media Women, and the Colorado Independent Publishers Association.

About - soul bookIn 2003, Dr. Dorie’s second book was published – How Much Does Your Soul Weigh (HarperCollins) explores how to use five intuitive principles to overcome obesity and eating disorders. This book was on the Amazon.com Top 100 Bestseller List for several weeks! These principles are the core of EDIT™ treatment.

About - red shirtFrom 2003-2005, Dr. Dorie served on the Board of Directors of the Colorado Chapter of the National Speakers Association. She is an internationally acclaimed Motivational Speaker who also provides Clinical Trainings and Keynote Speeches. Her most popular topic is EDIT™ training.

In 2004, Dr. Dorie was approached with requests to be trained in her treatment method. She then began the development of a curriculum for the EDIT™ Certified training program. Dr. Dorie provides training and certification for Wellness Professionals.

About - PP logoIn 2008, Dr. Dorie relocated Positive Pathways to Denver, Colorado – she currently serves as the Clinical Director providing client care, as well as training and supervision for EDIT™ Certified Counselors. Dr. Dorie and her team are Eating Disorder Addiction Specialists.

About - Dorie new headshotDr. Dorie is actively involved in the International Association of Eating Disorder Professionals, and as a volunteer at the Eating Disorder Foundation. Her expert commentary is featured in numerous publications and online sources. Dr. Dorie was recently interviewed on ABC News.

Counseling for Eating Disorders & Addictions

Begin your Positive Pathways of eating disorder and addiction recovery, with Dr. Dorie’s EDIT™ treatment for lasting freedom.


Training & Certification for Eating Disorders

Get immediate access to Dr. Dorie’s EDIT™ Certified eating disorder addiction training and certification course for clinicians.



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