Lindner Center of HOPE, Staff Psychologist and CEDS, Clinical Director of Eating Disorder Services

Dr. Mariutto serves as a staff psychologist at the Lindner Center of HOPE.

Within the Harold C. Schott Foundation Eating Disorders Program, Dr. Mariutto serves as the Clinical Director of Eating Disorder Services and as an outpatient therapist. She has been trained in Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Cognitive Behavior Therapy for Eating Disorders (CBT-E), Radically Open Dialectical Behavior Therapy (RO DBT) and Family-Based Treatment (FBT). She is both a Certified Eating Disorder Specialist and a certified Family-Based Treatment Therapist. Dr. Mariutto leads mindful eating and self-compassion groups at the center, as well as consults on the residential units, provides individual therapy within the adult partial hospitalization and intensive outpatient programs, and serves as a consulting psychologist for the Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center inpatient and partial hospitalization programs at the Lindner Center of HOPE.

In addition to her work on the Eating Disorders Treatment Team, she has strong interests in anxiety management, OCD, and women’s health, and she participates in the DBT and RO DBT programs offered at the Center as an individual DBT and RO DBT therapist. She has also been trained in Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavior Therapy (TF CBT) and Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT) for the treatment of PTSD, as well as completed specialized training on trauma through the International Association of Trauma Professionals.

Dr. Mariutto completed her postdoctoral fellowship in clinical psychology jointly at Lindner Center of HOPE and the University of Cincinnati. At the Lindner Center of HOPE, she provided individual and family therapy across all levels of care, specifically focusing on mood, anxiety, self-harm, and eating disordered symptoms. She was active in community outreach and program development. At the University of Cincinnati, Dr. Mariutto conducted individual therapy, couples therapy, and psychological evaluations within the Health Services Center for students with a myriad of psychological concerns. She served as a consultant regarding the treatment of eating disorders and educated the staff on the management of such symptoms.

Dr. Mariutto has experience working with children, adolescents, and adults in a variety of treatment settings, including community mental health, school-based services, and college counseling centers. She has experience in parent training, psychological assessment, ADHD management, mood and anxiety disorders, trauma treatment, and crisis intervention. She also spent over four years in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Cincinnati working as a research coordinator in the areas of fibromyalgia and pain management. She is a member of the International Association of Eating Disorders Professionals (IAEDP).

Areas of Interest/Specialty:

  • Eating Disorders
  • Mindful Eating
  • Self-Compassion
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
  • Women’s Health