Arie Winograd, M.A., L.M.F.T. has dedicated his entire career as a psychotherapist to the treatment of body dysmorphic disorder.
As the founder and director of the former Los Angeles BDD & Body Image Clinic, there are very few mental health providers who have as extensive experience working with the body dysmorphic disorder population. In 1998 Mr. Winograd initiated the first BDD studies at the University of California, Los Angeles. These seminal studies were only the beginning of his many years of working extensively with individuals with body image disturbances. As the author of the book Face to Face with Body Dysmorphic Disorder: Psychotherapy and Clinical Insights, he regularly lectures and consults on the subject. Mr. Winograd’s formal psychotherapy background includes graduate studies completed at Pepperdine University as well as six years of clinical experience at the UCLA Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder Intensive Treatment Program. He completed his undergraduate education at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.