She will be speaking on “The Many Faces of Trauma in Patients with Eating Disorders”. The emphasis will be on recognizing trauma effects when they appear in a session and designing treatment to reduce or eliminate those effects.
Title: The Many Faces of trauma in patients with eating disorders
- be able to define trauma, understand the prevalence of trauma and PTSD in the ED population, and the factors which interfere with its identification.
- understand the impact of early adverse experiences on brain development and epigenetics
- recognize clinical manifestations of trauma in ED patients and common therapist reactions to these (“resistance,” ,”borderline” “behaviors”, “dropout”).
- understand evidence base for integrated treatment for patients with co-occurring ED and PTSD.
The November meeting of the Eating Disorders Network will be held on: Friday, November 18, 2016 from 12:30-2:30pm at Francesca’s North Restaurant
Please contact Robin Ross, PhD, Founder, Chicago Area Eating Disorders Network @[email protected] for more information.