Effective Approaches for the Treatment of Disordered Eating

Effective Approaches for the Treatment of Disordered Eating

Presented by Laura Choate, EdD, LPC-S on 09-21-2018 at 9 a.m. Pacific (noon Eastern) to 11 a.m. Pacific (2 p.m. Eastern)

Disordered eating remains a major public health concern. Eating disorders such as Anorexia nervosa, Bulimia nervosa, and Binge eating are mental health issues with significant biopsychosocial consequences, including potentially deadly medical complications. 

Despite the prevalence rates for full syndrome eating disorders being relatively low, they follow a chronic course, with poor treatment outcomes, high rates of remission, and high mortality rates. However, disordered eating behaviors and negative body image are far more common, and these problems are also associated with a host of negative physical and psychological consequences. 

In this 2-hour continuing education web conference, Dr. Laura Choate will provide an overview of current evidence-based treatments for disordered eating, including cognitive behavior therapy (CBT), and interpersonal therapy (IPT). In addition, given emerging interest in treatments that focus on mindfulness and acceptance, Dr. Choate will also discuss applying dialectical behavior therapy (DBT), acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT), and mindfulness-based cognitive therapy (MBCT) to the treatment of disordered eating.
 
This introductory instructional level web conference is designed to help clinicians:

  1. Assess a client’s needs regarding negative body image, disordered eating concerns, and potential eating disorders.
  2. Explain the tenets of CBT treatment for disordered eating.
  3. Apply IPT to the treatment of disordered eating.
  4. Utilize DBT in the treatment of disordered eating.
  5. Discuss emerging mindfulness and acceptance-based approaches as applied to the treatment of disordered eating, including ACT and MBCT.

If you have any questions or concerns about this web conference, or would like more information, please contact us here.

How the Web Conference Works

Before the scheduled event, all registered attendees will be sent a reminder email from GoodTherapy with specific instructions on how to log in to the web conference center, as well as links to optional handout materials if applicable. 

To attend the event, registered attendees will log in to the web conference center using a computer or device (smartphone or tablet with internet access) and calling in to the teleconference line on a phone. Attendees will be able to ask live audio questions via phone and/or submit text chat questions via their computer or device. Attendees who are logged in to the event center will be able to see live streaming video and/or document sharing. Alternatively, attendees may dial in to the teleconference line only, though attendees dialing in by phone only will be unable to ask questions. 

At the conclusion of this event, participants will receive an email with information about how to request a CE certificate in the GoodTherapy Member's Area. To confirm attendance, participants must enter the start and end codes announced at the beginning and end of the live presentation. Participants will also be prompted to complete an online survey evaluating the event. Participants will need to complete this online survey within six days after the event. Once completed, participants will be able to download a copy of their CE certificate instantly. 

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Continuing Education (CE) Information

2 CE contact hours will be provided by GoodTherapy for attending this web conference in its entirety. 

GoodTherapy is an Approved Education Provider by NAADAC, The Association for Addiction Professionals (provider #135463). Of the eight counselor skill groups ascribed to by NAADAC, this course is classified within Counseling Services. 

GoodTherapy is an NBCC-Approved Continuing Education Provider (ACEPTM) and may offer NBCC-approved clock hours for events that meet NBCC requirements.

This organization, GoodTherapy, provider #1352, is approved as a provider for social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) www.aswb.org through the Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. GoodTherapy maintains responsibility for the program. ASWB Approval Period: March 30, 2016 through March 30, 2019. Social workers should contact their regulatory board to determine course approval for continuing education credits. Social workers participating in this course will receive two clinical continuing education clock hours.

GoodTherapy is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. GoodTherapy maintains responsibility for this program and its content.

GoodTherapy, SW CPE is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #0395.

GoodTherapy, LLC is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed marriage and family therapists #MFT-0022 and for licensed mental health counselors #MHC-0031.

Registration Information

Premium Membership with GoodTherapy includes access to this web conference at no cost. Not yet a Premium Member? Mental health professionals can attend this live web conference for $29.95 or access the homestudy recording for $14.95.

Meet the Presenter

Laura Choate, EdD, LPC-S

Laura Choate, EdD, LPC-S

Laura Choate, EdD, LPC-S is a Jo Ellen Levy Yates Endowed Professor in Counselor Education at Louisiana State University. She has 18 years of experience as a counselor educator at LSU. She has 40 publications in journals and in books, most of which have been related to girls’ and women’s wellness. She is the recipient of the 2016 LSU Distinguished Faculty Award, the ACA Best Practices Award, and the American College Counseling Association Research Award. 

Dr. Choate's books include:

For more information about Dr. Choate and her work, please visit drlaurachoate.wordpress.com.

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Continuing Education Provider Approvals

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    GoodTherapy.org is Approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. GoodTherapy.org maintains responsibility for this program and its content. GoodTherapy.org received APA approval in May 2011. Events after 2011 may meet APA requirements for Continuing Education credits.
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    This course has been approved by GoodTherapy.org, as a NAADAC Approved Education Provider, for educational credits. NAADAC Provider #135463. GoodTherapy.org is responsible for all aspects of their programming.
  • ace
    GoodTherapy.org, provider #1352, is approved as a provider for social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) www.aswb.org through the Approved Continuing Education (ACE) Program. GoodTherapy.org maintains responsibility for the program. ASWB Approval Period: 03/30/2016 – 03/30/2019. Social workers should contact their regulatory board to determine course approval for continuing education credits. Social workers participating in this course will receive 2 clinical continuing education clock hours.
  • GoodTherapy.org, LLC is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #SW-0395.
  • GoodTherapy.org, LLC is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed marriage and family therapists #MFT-0022 and for licensed mental health counselors #MHC-0031.