Supporting Clients with ARFID: A Responsive Feeding Therapy Approach

With gold standard treatment yet to be defined, Avoidant/Restrictive Food Intake Disorder (ARFID) represents a lesser known and lesser understood eating disorder diagnosis. Clients present with a wide range of ages, symptoms, subtypes, etiologies, and therapeutic experiences, leading many providers to feel uncertain about working with this population. We’ve heard:  “ARFID clients are so different…

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Member Spotlight: Jamie Magdic, RDN

We are pleased to introduce you to EDRDpro member Jamie Magdic, RDN! Connect with Jamie on Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, or at www.sidebysidenutrition.com If you didn’t do what you do professionally, what other job or field would you have pursued, and why? Something creative and artistic – dancer, singer, painter, artist, an interior designer, musician!! Being creative…

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What about Private Practice?

The decision to open a private practice as a dietitian can feel overwhelming. Will you accept insurance? Will you establish and strictly enforce a cancellation policy? What about branding? These are the kinds of questions that may not have been discussed during your undergraduate degree or dietetic internship but are vital to launching your new…

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What about Weight Loss Surgery?

Living in a culture that erroneously conflates health, value, and worth with body size, weight-based discrimination runs rampant. That patients seek treatments to shrink their bodies, often by any means necessary, is no surprise. Weight loss surgeries represent one such approach. Though increasing in popularity, steadily climbing from 158,000 in 2011 to 252,000 in 2018,…

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