Amie is a dietitian and eating disorders specialist in Birmingham, Alabama. She has worked in the eating disorders field for 10 years at various levels of care, and she is currently working in private practice as the owner of Guice Nutrition Counseling. She has previously held positions as the lead dietitian at an eating disorder treatment center and as the lead dietitian for an eating disorder treatment team at a large university. Amie is commonly featured as a guest speaker in undergraduate and graduate nutrition courses, and she is frequently consulted by other dietitians working in and outside of the eating disorders space. Her passion for helping dietitians and nutrition students learn to navigate the worlds of eating disorder treatment and weight-inclusive care has led to her shifting the focus of her business to providing eating disorders awareness and education to dietitians and nutrition students through lectures, workshops, and trainings as well as one-on-one mentoring and case consultation.
Core Skills: Eating Disorders 101
For Dietitians, Nutritionists, Diet Techs, Health Coaches & Students
Time: 11 am Pacific / 2 pm Eastern (USA) | Duration: 90 min. each
All sessions take place on Monday: March 27th, April 3rd, April 10th, April 17th, April 24th
Replay provided to all registered attendees if you can’t join live.
JOIN SESSION 1 ON MARCH 27th FOR FREE.
Advance registration – no credit card required. Or scroll to the bottom of this page for all registration options including EDRD Pro Member registration.
Learn about the 8 formal eating disorder diagnoses and 4 unofficial diagnoses
Factors that influence the development of an eating disorder
LEVELS OF CARE
Learn to assess what level of care will best meet your client’s needs and the RDN role at each level.
INITIAL NUTRITION ASSESMENT
A deep dive into an initial nutrition assessment for eating disorder treatment and how to build a treatment team
An overview of various treatment approaches and counseling modalities
MYTHS & STEREOTYPES
Debunk myths and challenge stereotypes about eating disorders in order to support anyone who is struggling with with food.
How to structure a treatment plan, even when signs, symptoms, and behaviors don’t fit neatly into diagnostic “boxes”.
MEAL PLANNING & BEYOND!
Various meal plan approaches and many aspects of the dietitian’s work scope beyond the first few sessions.
The physical and mental signs of recovery that make each person’s healing journey unique.
Know how to conceptualize eating disorders to understand their full complexity.
Learn about common co-occurring conditions and diagnoses.
Learn to take steps to provide patient-centered care.
SHAME & TRAUMA
Important considerations regarding shame and trauma related to eating disorders.
Support yourself by setting and holding boundaries.
THE BIG PICTURE
What makes this work so fulfilling and challenging and where you can go from here in your career pathway.
Who is the Foundations of Eating Disorders Series for?
- New dietitians
- Dietetic interns
- Dietitians at any level of experience who want to learn more about eating disorders
- Other helping professionals such as health coaches, nutritionists, nutrition professors, nurse practitioners
If you provide nutrition counseling, then you likely will come across clients/patients with eating disorders. This foundational series will help you know what to do and how to proceed safely whether you specialize in ED treatment or not.
Presented By: Amie Guice, MAEd, RD, LD, CEDRD
Register here to attend the first session for $0. If you can’t join live, you will have access to the recording for 30 days. After the first session on March 27th, you will have the option to sign up for the complete 5-part series with long-term access for $199 or two payments of $99.
OR sign up for the full 5-part series now for $199. Includes long-term access
EDRD Pro Members can sign up for the 5-part series for $99. Please use the coupon that was sent to your email.
Not yet a member? Join here for your first $1 trial month. $35 a month after that with no commitment.