Greta Gleissner, LMSW, is a New York City based psychotherapist and author specializing in eating disorders, substance abuse, and co-occurring mood disorders. In recovery herself, her first book, Something Spectacular: The True Story of a Rockette’s Battle with Bulimia is a raw, personal chronicle of the devastating effects bulimia exacts upon her personal and professional life during her time as a Radio City Rockette.
Greta has been a recovery speaker and writer for the world-renowned Sierra Tucson treatment facility in Arizona. Greta writes for publishing on and publishes a personal blog, , about eating disorder recovery. Greta has appeared on HLN's Showbiz Tonight, CNN, FOX News, and in publications such as XOJane, Fox News Health, The New York Post, etc.
Greta received her Master of Social Work degree from New York University. Greta was the past Day Treatment Team Leader at The Renfrew Center of Old Greenwich, Connecticut and currently works as a Recovery Coach for Hazelden’s Tribeca Twelve in New York City. Greta also maintains a private practice in New York City. Greta dedicates her life to the field of addictions and eating disorders, and uses her experience as a platform to help others, both personally and professionally.