Marcela Rondani is a trilingual Doctor in Psychology, and a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist. Marcela founded and owns Orenda Family Therapy Services, Inc to support individuals, teens, and families. Marcela also is a Certified Eating Disorder Specialist by the International Eating Disorder Association. She specializes in working with eating disorders, mental health, trauma, and family dynamic issues.
With more than fifteen years of experience in the mental health field, Marcela has been working with adolescents and families in treatment centers setting as a Clinical director, and Clinical supervisor; she has been part of the board of IAEDP (International Association for Eating Disorder Professionals) since 2014, and now she serves as President-Elect.
Marcela has extensive training in psychodynamic, DBT, TRM and she was trained by Pia Mellody in the Post Induction Therapy Model. Also, Marcela has worked at the Brazilian Embassy assessing and helping the Brazilian community in Los Angeles.
Marcela has a passion for educating parents and families in teen mental health and eating disorders and she has led in numerous talks and workshops in a diversity of schools, universities, magazines, and TV shows.