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Eating Disorders and Food Addiction: Overview and Treatment Guide (15 Hour)

Contact Hours: 15

Instructor: Dr. Dawn-Elise Snipes

This course is based in part on Counselor Toolbox Episode 3.


  • Overcoming Disordered Eating Parts A and B by the Centre for Clinical Interventions  18-module therapy protocol
  • Overcoming Binge Eating developed by Dr. Stephanie Cassin, based on Taming the Hungry Bear: Your Way to Recover from Chronic Overeating by Trotter and Bromley 2002.
  • Presentation by Dr. Dawn-Elise Snipes 5/17/2016


  • Define an Eating Disorder
  • Discuss indicators of readiness for change
  • Explore factors maintaining disordered eating
  • Learn how to teach patients to self monitor their eating behaviors
  • Explore the crucial issue for many patients with eating disorders of regular eating and weighing
  • Learn about the function and effects of Binge Eating, Purging and Driven Exercise
  • Identify how moods impact disordered eating
  • Explore the role of dietary restriction and rules in maintaining disordered eating, along with guidelines for normal eating.
  • Explore how people with eating disorders place an unusually high value on controlling their eating, weight and/or shape, and how they judge their self-worth accordingly
  • Review information and strategies to start changing the thoughts associated with disordered eating and weight control habits
  • Get introduced to a range of strategies for challenging dietary rules and restriction, and food avoidance.
  • Discuss some of the consequences of over-emphasizing shape and weight.
  • Explores the role of low self-esteem in disordered eating and weight control habits.
  • Peruse strategies for improving self-esteem by developing new rules for living and new, more balanced beliefs about yourself.
  • Define the "eating disorder mindset," a set of distorted beliefs about eating, weight and shape
  • Develop a plan for maintaining the goals that have been achieved so far and preventing relapse

$45.00 for 90 days

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