If you missed Ragen’s keynote talk at the 2018 MEDA conference now is your chance to hear her again! This talk will begin by examining the messages that come to clients (and to all of us) through our culture about beauty, our bodies, and health. We’ll discuss the ways that these messages, clients’ relationships with their bodies, food, and movement.
Much of the mainstream training and dialogue around eating disorders is centered around working with female clients. EDRDpro is excited to offer this conversation with Aaron and Chase, with audience interaction encouraged. During this hour we will aim to demystify how to work with male clients suffering from disordered eating and body image concerns.
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The world we live in offers an endless array of food choices, it is no longer necessary for a particular produce item to be “in season” as we have most food available all year long. With the endless possibilities, it isn’t a surprise that at some point our bodies may have some resistance to too much variety, and in fact REACT!
This Webinar will invite you to: become more aware of your vocabulary and habitual patterns, develop new insight into word choice which best serves you and your clients, and practices a language which invites client-focused curiosity, discovery, and change.
The current generation of children is inundated with weight-biased, age-inappropriate nutrition messages. As to eating disorder savvy professionals and informed parents, we can advocate for children to be shielded from these harmful messages. We will look at the research showing how children interpret nutrition information and what is appropriate nutrition education for different ages.
Dietitians often encounter individuals seeking health through “clean” or “pure” food and eating. When mixed with a tendency toward perfectionism or anxiety, or when implemented with unrealistic expectations for body shape changes, this desire can morph into fear of food and restrictive eating practices that detract from health and impair functioning.
Vania is an experienced Intuitive Eating counselor and has been practicing and helping clients for over 25 years! She is also a popular blogger – check out her work at PeacefulEating.co.uk.
Even after someone has recovered from an eating disorder, they are often surprised to find there is still work to be done. A symptom that highlights the need for more effort to attain true recovery is the absence of a monthly period (a bleed from birth control doesn’t count). Often the desire to restore periods comes when a woman wants to get pregnant, although there are other excellent reasons to continue to work on body image, food fears, and exercise addiction.
Building Safety in Session With Our Clients – The Role of Compassion to Help Create Shifts with Tracy Brown, RN, LD/N.