Dr. Meghan Scears is a Board-Certified Family Physician through the American Board of Family Medicine. She is the Founder and Medical Director for Living Hope Eating Disorder Treatment Center. In this role, Dr. Scears oversees the medical evaluation and treatment of all patients and supervises the clinical treatment team.
Dr. Scears obtained her medical degree from the University of Oklahoma, College of Medicine. She then completed her residency in Family Medicine at the University of Oklahoma Family Medicine Center. During her work as a Family Physician, Dr. Scears developed an understanding of the prevalence and seriousness of eating disorders and related conditions. From that moment, she believes she found her niche in the medical field and has devoted her career to working with patients with eating disorders. She has completed extensive study, research, and training in eating disorders.
Dr. Scears lectures both nationally and internationally on the treatment of patients with eating disorders. She is a member of the American Academy of Family Medicine, National Eating Disorders Association, Academy for Eating Disorders, International Association of Eating Disorder Professionals, and Oklahoma Eating Disorders Association.
DeAndria Rideau was born and raised in Oklahoma. She studied psychology and human relations at the University of Oklahoma. She then pursued her degree in Art Therapy at Florida State University, combining her passion for art and the desire to help others. There she pursued her Ph.D and focused on understanding how people respond to visible differences through the use of art and storytelling, which concentrated on understanding body image, self-concept, and self-worth. In her free time DeAndria likes to draw, paint, and attend festivals of all sorts. She also picnics in the park with her family.
Kristin Kren, RD/LD is a Registered and Licensed Dietitian who provides nutritional therapy for patients with eating disorders. She believes that any patient experiencing disordered eating can achieve balance in his or her life and develop a healthy relationship with food. Kristin received her clinical training at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Oklahoma City. She values her experience serving our veterans, but also felt called to the field of eating disorders.
Kristin is from Bay Saint Louis, Mississippi and received her Bachelors in Nutritional Sciences from the University of Oklahoma. She is credentialed by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and licensed by the Medical Board of the State of Oklahoma. Kristin is also a member of the Academy of Nutrition Dietetics, the Behavior Health Nutrition dietetic practice group, the Oklahoma Academy of Nutrition Dietetics and the International Federation of Eating Disorder Dietitians.