Anita Johnston, Ph.D.


Dr. Anita Johnston co-founded the Anorexia & Bulimia Center of Hawaii in 1982. In 2001, she founded the ‘Ai Pono Intensive Out-Patient Eating Disorders Programs in Honolulu, and most recently opened ‘Ai Pono Maui Residential Eating Disorders Program  on the island of Maui.

She is the co-creator of the online e-course/support circle, Light of the Moon Café, which is an interactive “workbook” for Eating in the Light of the Moon and provides support for women around the world who struggle with eating and body image difficulties.

Additionally, she provides individual consultation, conducts workshops on disordered eating across the country, and lectures widely to professional organizations, medical institutions, and the community at large.