Heather Halford is a research associate and interventionist at CHEAR and works as part of the FRESH Studies team. Prior to joining CHEAR in 2019, she worked in mental health providing treatment to individuals and families affected by eating disorders. When Heather is not working at CHEAR, she is pursuing a doctorate in Clinical Psychology at Alliant International University with a focus on Child and Family health and wellness. In her free time, Heather enjoys exploring San Diego with her toddler, attending concerts, and spending time outdoors.