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December 09, 2022 | 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
National EDucational Virtual Training Day – December 2022
Join The Alliance for our National EDucational Virtual Training Day on Friday, December 9th. This full day focuses on topics including neurobiology and eating disorders, exercise…
December 16, 2022 | 10:00 -11:30 am
Untangling the Eating Disordered Self: Methods for Healing Enmeshed Families
Not only do eating disorders impact individuals, but they also cause significant distress and dysfunction within family systems. Even the most savvy clinicians can find it challenging to collaborate with the family system to treat an individual struggling with an eating disorder due to dysfunctional patterns of attachment, like enmeshment. Furthermore, individuals struggling with eating disorders will often have impaired views of reality, making it challenging for them to develop an identity outside of their disorder. This presentation will provide ways of analyzing challenging eating disorder enmeshment patterns in family systems, methods and interventions for confronting clients' impaired realities, as well as provide case studies where we untangle clients and their family systems from their eating disorders.
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December 02, 2022
Is There a Link Between Genetics and ARFID?
ARFID, the study indicates, shows strong connections to other disorders that indicate a genetic predisposition for developing disordered eating behavior.
November 30, 2022
Binge Eating Disorder and the Holiday Season
For many, the holiday season brings feelings of excitement, warmth, and closeness with family and friends. However, for those who struggle with disordered eating, the holidays may also bring anxiety around the many food-focused events and gatherings.
November 28, 2022
How to Recognize an Eating Disorder During the Holidays
The holidays are all about celebrating with loved ones. But, as they approach, anyone can get swept up in the stressors of the season. From hosting…