Jeana Cost, MS, LPC, CEDS

Jeana Cost, MS, LPC, CEDS

Vice President of Operations and Clinical Service, ACUTE Center for Eating Disorders & Severe Malnutrition

Jeana Cost is the Vice President of Operations and Clinical Services of the ACUTE Center for Eating Disorders & Severe Malnutrition. In her role, she is tasked with ensuring an excellent patient care and referral experience at ACUTE, coordinating among medical, clinical and administrative teams within ACUTE and the greater Denver Health Medical Center community. Prior to joining ACUTE, Jeana served as Vice President, Patient Engagement at Eating Recovery Center and Pathlight Mood & Anxiety Center, as well as several other admissions-facing roles since joining the organization in 2010.  

Jeana brings more than 15 years mental health experience to ACUTE, including extensive experience in pre-admission patient assessment, treatment recommendations and collaboration with families and outpatient teams. She actively and compassionately collaborates with medical and clinical leadership to identify the best care for patients and families. 

Jeana earned a BA in Psychology, a BS in Health Care Administration and an MS in Community Counseling from Minnesota State University Moorhead. She is recognized by the state of Colorado as a Licensed Professional Counselor and recently earned her Certified Eating Disorder Specialist (CEDS) credential from iaedp. 

Educational Resources


“Good Grief” – Jeana Cost

I recently read a People magazine article featuring Sheryl Sandberg that said "Grief is a crash course in perspective." Out of all the cliché grief…