Eating Disorders: Assessment and Treatment
Eating disorders are serious and complicated to assess, diagnose and treat. Therapists need training to identify the signs and symptoms of eating disorders. In this session, you'll learn how to understand the range of issues that present as an eating disorder and how to identify and treat them. You'll gain an understanding of the spectrum from how disordered eating to serious eating disorders can be treated with a team approach and how your own relationship with food and personal body image may impact diagnosis and treatment.
3.0 CEUs for social workers, psychologists and counselors
Presenter: Maureen Kritzer-Lange, MSW, LCSW has been a Psychoanalyst in private practice for the past 25 years. Her practice focuses primarily on women’s issues and includes working with eating disorders, body image and self-esteem, sexuality, life transitions, anxiety, and depression.
In 2021, Maureen launched the “Don’t Trust the Mirror” movement, a forum for women to come together to support healthy and positive body image and self-esteem. She hosts the popular podcast, My Secret Life with an Eating Disorder and can be heard on iHeartradio, Spotify and other podcast sites. She also launched a You-Tube channel to serve as a forum for resources and support to women around the world. Links to all her sites can be found at www.Donttrustthemirror.com.
- Increased ability to identify and assess the signs and symptoms of an eating disorder
- Understand the components and the etiology of the three main eating disorders
- Gain several tools for treating clients with eating disorders
- Understand the cultural, family, societal and environmental impacts relating to eating disorders
Register Today. This virtual event is open to the public and costs $45 to attend.