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The Truth About Eating Disorders

Whether you're affected by an eating disorder or know someone who is, these seminars will give you information that can help. You'll learn useful tips and tools designed to be helpful for you or someone you love.

Neurobiology and Eating Disorders: Implications in Clinical Care

April 2017

Are there specific traits that influence the development of an eating disorder? In this presentation, we will review the research and discuss how the results can inform the recovery process.

Presenter: Scott Moseman, MD, CEDS, Medical Director and Attending Physician / Laureate Eating Disorders Adolescent Program
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From anorexia nervosa to bulimia and everything in between, you'll learn useful tips and tools. These phone sessions are open to anyone. They’re free and you don’t have to register. See the 2018 Cigna Eating Disorders Education Series schedule [PDF].

Past Topics

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Diversity in Eating Disorders

March 2018

Presenter: Allison Marek, LCSW, CDWF Program Director / Center for Discovery (Houston)

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Stay. Heal.: How I Learned to Stop Running to My Eating Disorder

February 2017

Presenter: Shannon Kopp, National Recovery Advocate / Eating Recovery Center

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Binge Eating Disorders

January 2018

Presenter: Ashley Gilmore, LCSW Therapist / Texas Health Behavioral

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Dieting vs. Disordered: When Watching What You Eat Goes Too Far

October 2017

Presenter: Rachael McBride Registered and Licensed Dietician

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The Role of Nutrition Therapy and Education in the Recovery Process

September 2017

Presenter: Ashlee Benson, MS, RD, LD/N, Clinical Director / Canopy Cover Eating Disorder Treatment Center

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Eating Disorders and Type 1 Diabetes (ED-DMT1): Diagnosis, Prevention, and Treatment

August 2017

Presenter: Allison Marek, LCSW, CDWF, Program Director / Center for Discovery (Houston)

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Fun in the Sun: ED Summer Support Tips for Surviving Swimsuit Season

July 2017

Presenter: Delisa Deutsch, LPC-S, CEDS, Therapist / Apple Counseling

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Cutting Edge Eating Disorder Treatment

June 2017

Presenter: Meg Stradley, LMFT, Program Director / The Bella Vita

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"Why Don't You Just Eat Normally?" - Why Brains Get So Stuck in Eating Disorders

May 2017

Presenter: Dr. Michael Rollin, Medical Director / ED Care

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Family Based Treatment for Eating Disorders

April 2017

Presenter: Amy Kayda, LPC, Therapist / Atlantic Health System at Overlook Medical Center

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Goodbye ED, Hello Me® - From Recovery to Liberation

March 2017

Presenter: Jenni Schaefer, National Recovery Advocate / Eating Recovery Center Family Institute

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Family Dynamics

February 2017

Presenter: Bobbie Hayes, LMHC, CAP, Clinical Director / Milestones in Recovery

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Intuitive Eating

January 2017

Presenter: Jodi McKee, LPC-S, ATR-BC and Allison Oaks, LPC, RD, LDN, CIEC, Eating Disorder Care Managers / Cigna

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The Eating Disorder Treatment Experience

October 2016

Presenter: Kimberli McCallum, MD, FAPA, CEDS, Founder / McCallum Place

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Guidelines for Parents

September 2016

Presenter: Moreen Rubin MA, LMFT, PSYD, Clinical Director, Monte Nido and affiliates

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The Importance of Family Involvement and Family Meals

August 2016

Presenter: Georgia Meyers, LPC, M.A.Ed. And Maureen Gately, RD, LDN-Clinical Supervisor & Registered Dietician Center for Discovery

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Eating Disorders 101: Removing the Shame and Stigma to Move Toward Recovery

July 2016

Presenter: Jennifer Lombardi, MFT, CEDS, CDWTMF-C - National Speaker and Recovery Ambassador / Eating Recovery Center

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Digital Identity: Understanding Body Image and Eating Disorders in a Virtual World

June 2016

Presenter: Dena Cabrera, PsyD, CEDS, Executive Clinical Director, Rosewood Centers for Eating Disorders

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Exercise: Addiction or Healthy Lifestyle Choice

May 2016

Presenter: Kim Dennis, MD, Medical Director and CEO, Timberline Knolls

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It's Not Just About Food: Understanding Eating Disorders and Emotions

April 2016

Presenter: Melanie Smith, LMHC, Program and Training Manager, The Renfrew Center

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Eating Disorders 101

March 2016

Presenter: Rebekah Doweyko, LPC, Program Director, Walden Behavioral Care

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Eating Disorders: A Growing Problem

February 2016

Presenter: Cathy Lane, BA, Clinical Outreach Coordinator, and Maggie Moran, LCSW, Primary Therapist, Center for Eating Disorders Care at University Medical Center of Princeton at Plainsboro

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The ART of Binge Eating Disorder: Assessment, Risks, and Treatment

January 2016

Presenter: Lisa M. Groesz, Ph.D., Clinical Director, Castlewood Treatment Centers

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