Rider University
Department of Graduate Education,
Leadership and Counseling
Memorial 202
2083 Lawrenceville Road
Lawrenceville, NJ 08648-3099
T 609-896-5353
F 609-896-5362
www.rider.edu


We would like to invite you to be part of research about your experience (past and/or present) having a friend, family member, or romantic partner with eating disorder symptoms. Our research has been approved by the Institutional Review Boards at Rider University and Le Moyne College.

Following is some information about us (the researchers): Juleen Buser is an Assistant Professor at Rider University, in the Department of Graduate Education, Leadership, and Counseling. Rachael Parkins is a master’s student in Clinical Mental Health Counseling in the Department of Graduate Education, Leadership, and Counseling. Anne Kearney is the Director of the Wellness Center for Health and Counseling at Le Moyne College.

We are conducting a research study titled: The experience of a having a family member, friend, or romantic partner with eating disorder symptoms.

We would like to invite you to take part in an audio-taped phone or in-person interview with one of us. We would like to interview you about your experiences your experience (past and/or present) having a friend, family member, or romantic partner with eating disorder symptoms. The interview will last approximately thirty minutes to one hour. You will also be asked to answer some demographic questions.

Participation in this study is voluntary, and participants have the right to withdraw from the study at any time.

If you are interested in participating in this research, please contact:
Dr. Juleen Buser by email: jbuser@rider.edu or by phone (609-895-5486).

Sincerely,
Juleen K. Buser Ph.D., LPC, NCC
Assistant Professor
Rider University, Department of Graduate Ed., Leadership, & Counseling
2083 Lawrenceville Rd., Lawrenceville, NJ 08648

Rachael Parkins, B.A.
Clinical Mental Health Counseling MA student
Rider University, Department of Graduate Ed., Leadership, & Counseling
2083 Lawrenceville Rd., Lawrenceville, NJ 08648

Anne Kearney, LCSW-R
Director of the Wellness Center for Health and Counseling, Romero Hall
Le Moyne College
1419 Salt Springs Road
Syracuse, NY 13214