The Truth About Eating Disorders

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.

Invisible Women: Eating Disorders and Midlife

This webinar will address women at midlife and beyond who are struggling with disordered eating and negative body image – the factors that contribute to their increasing numbers as well as the unique presentation and treatment needs that must not be overlooked. Women at midlife often find that, in our youth-obsessed culture, ageing brings with it a "cloak of invisibility". It is all too common that they approach life transitions with dread and their self-esteem is undermined by cultural stereotypes about growing older. Interventions that honor the natural ageing process and promote connection and hope will be presented.

Date & Time: October 23, 2018, 1:00 – 2:00 pm EDT

Presenter: Kiersten Rapstine LPC-S, CEDS-S, The Renfrew Center

Int'l Toll: (509) 844-9004   US/CAN Toll Free: (866) 770-3260

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Hailey’s Story

Hailey shares her struggle with an eating disorder.

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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

Malnourished Minds: The Importance of Nutritional Supplementation in Recovery

September 2018

Presenter: Dr. James Greenblatt, Chief Medical Officer, Walden Behavioral Care

Diversity in Eating Disorders

July 2018

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

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When Words Fail: Moving Through Eating Disorder Recovery with Dance/Movement Therapy

May 2018

Presenter: Concetta Troskie LPC, R-DMT, RDT, Therapist / University of Texas Southwestern Dept. of Psychiatry

Diversity in Eating Disorders

March 2018

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

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Binge Eating Disorders

January 2018

Presenter: Ashley Gilmore, LCSW Therapist / Texas Health Behavioral

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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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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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"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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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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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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Guidelines for Parents

September 2016

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

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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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Exercise: Addiction or Healthy Lifestyle Choice

May 2016

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

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Eating Disorders 101

March 2016

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

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Exposure Based Treatment of Complex Eating Disorders: A Multidisciplinary Team Approach to Cultivate Safety in the Midst of Fear

August 2016

Presenter: Norman Kim, PhD, National Director for Program Development, Reasons Eating Disorder Center for Change

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The Incorporation of Intuitive Eating

June 2018

Presenter: Malak Saddy, RD, LD, Registered Dietician

Neurobiology and Eating Disorders: Implications in Clinical Care

April 2018

Presenter: Scott Moseman, MD, CEDS, Medical Director and Attending Physician / Laureate Eating Disorders Adolescent Program
U.S./CAN Toll-Free: 1 (866) 770-3260 Toll/Int'l: 1 (509) 844-9004

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

February 2018

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

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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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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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Cutting Edge Eating Disorder Treatment

June 2017

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

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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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Family Dynamics

February 2017

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

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The Eating Disorder Treatment Experience

October 2016

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

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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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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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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: 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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