Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist


Dawn Smith-Theodore is a Marriage and Family Therapist who treats individuals, adolescents, families and couples. Dawn has a specialty in treating eating disorders and addictions. She also is a former professional dancer and owned her own dance studio for 25 years. She is the author of the book, “TuTu Thin.


  • Eating Disorders
  • Addictions
  • Adolescents
  • Families


Dawn is a member of CAMFT and IAEDP. She also served as Vice President on the Los Angeles Chapter Board of Directors for IAEDP.


Dawn has her practice located in Los Angeles and Agoura Hills, California.

Speaking Engagements

Dawn is available to speak to schools, organizations, dance companies, conventions to educate others on the prevention and treatment of eating disorders in dancers

Television Appearances

Most recently seen on Lifetime Channel series Starving Secrets with Tracey Gold


Bachelor of Arts from Miami University, Oxford, Ohio in Psychology and Social Work
Masters of Arts from Antioch University, Los Angeles, CA in Clinical Psychology