Dr. Ifland is the CEO of Food Addiction Training, LLC. She received her MBA from Stanford University, and Ph.D in Interdisciplinary Studies with a specialization in Addictive Nutrition from the Union Institute & University. She has innovated in the field of recovery from food addiction. She was the first chair of the Food Addiction Council for the American College of Nutrition. She currently runs online approaches to recovery - Addiction Reset Community, as well as the Facebook Group, Food Addiction Education. Joan is also a food addict in recovery.