Tracy Early

Lindner Center of HOPE, Eating Disorder Specialist


Tracy is an Eating Disorder Specialist at the Lindner Center of HOPE. He works in the Inpatient and Partial Hospitalization programs providing group therapy and individual support to patients. He also provides staff support and training on Eating Disorder protocols and other topics.

Tracy holds a Master’s Degree in Counseling from Xavier University, and a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Wabash College.

Tracy began his career at the Lindner Center of HOPE as a Mental Health Specialist in 2008. After one year,  he helped launch the Lindner Center Adolescent PHP program. While working in that program, he began working closely with the Eating Disorder Team to serve the patients in PHP. He went on to receive additional training in Eating disorders before accepting the position as Eating Disorder Specialist.  Tracy has worked mostly in the Eating Disorders Department since 2009.

Before coming to the Lindner Center of Hope, Tracy worked as a vocational counselor, college academic advisor, child protection caseworker, and as a mental health specialist. Tracy has over 10 years of experience in mental health in inpatient, PHP, and outpatient environments.

Tracy also facilitates a weekly Eating Disorder family support group for families of patients with eating disorders.


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Tracy Early

Degree(s):

  • 1991-1995 B.A. Psychology , Wabash College, Crawfordsville, IN
  • 1999-2001 M.Ed., Counseling , Xavier University, Cincinnati, OH