The Resilience Therapists

Tracy M. Fredericks, MSW, LSW

Tracy M. Fredericks, a Staff Clinician at the Resilience Therapy Collaborative, is an Eating Disorder and DBT Therapist  in the Resilience DBT & Eating Recovery Program. She provides culturally sensitive and competent mental health care to diverse male and female adolescents and adults. Tracy treats the full range of eating disorders, including anorexia, bulimia, and binge eating. Her passion for working with girls and women of color in middle and high school, college, and the workforce, shines through as she addresses body image and self-acceptance. Thru the framework of DBT, Tracy helps clients increase their resilience and coping skills when facing internal and external stressors.

Tracy believes that everyone’s cultural beliefs, values, and practices should be respected, understood, and considered when rendering quality care. She helps her clients focus on holistic wellness and assists them in integrating physical, emotional, and spiritual health into their lives to resolve eating disorders and disordered eating.

She received her training in Cognitive Behavior Therapy for Eating Disorders (CBT-E) from the Credo-Oxford Institute in the United Kingdom, developed by Christopher Fairburn, Tracy remains committed to academic and clinical excellence. She received her formal  post-graduate Foundation Training  in Dialectical Behavior Therapy from Behavioral Tech, the Training Institute of Marcia Linehan. She is also pursuing her certification in eating disorders (CEDS) from the International Association of Eating Disorder Professionals (IAEDP).

Tracy holds a Master in Clinical Social Work from The Silver School of Social Work at New York University and is an LSW, NJ Licensed Social Worker.

Tracy M. Fredericks is a professional member of the:
• National Association of Social Workers (NASW)
• National Association of Black Social Workers (NABSW)
• International Association of Eating Disorder Professionals (IAEDP)
• Academy of Eating Disorders (AED)

Tracy M. Fredericks, MSW, LSW state license #  is 44SL06730000. While completing her hours toward the independent NJ State License, LCSW, she is under the clinical supervision of Barbara Reese, LCSW.