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April 2020

April Round Table with Guest Expert Alice Baker

April 7 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am PDT

Join us for our monthly members-only case consult peer/professional supervision call. We will discuss your client cases with guest expert Alice Baker, MS, RD, CEDRD-S, LDN. Please submit your case in advance, by March 31st, by emailing a short summary and your question/s to info@edrdpro.com. All members are welcome to submit a case and to join us for the discussion hour.   Alice Baker Bio: Alice Baker MS RD CEDRD-S LMHC LD/N has over 23 years' experience in the field…

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Social Justice through a Financial Lens: An Intro of the Ins and Outs of Taking Insurance as an Eating Disorder Dietitian

April 10 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am PDT

Eating disorders are complex, multifaceted mental health disorders that require many different treatment modalities. With a full recovery trajectory averaging 9 years, people recovering from eating disorders are in it for the long haul. There are many barriers to recovering from an eating disorder, a prominent one being access to care due to financial restraints. Clients who are able to use their insurance to ease the burden of cost for treatment are able to see their dietitians more regularly and…

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Hearing Crickets? Establishing Relationships for a Sustainable Practice

April 15 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am PDT

This webinar will support dietitians who are striving to get their private practice off the ground. It will explore the necessary balance of being a boundaried business owner, while providing great client care, permission to be choosy with your ideal client, and how to build strong connections for a thriving practice. Learning Objectives: Attendees will: Learn how to identify their ideal client so that they can create a sustainable caseload. Make the shift from networking to building substantial relationships with…

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May 2020

May Round Table with Guest Expert Gina Mateer

May 6 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am PDT

Join us for our monthly members-only case consult peer/professional supervision call. We will discuss your client cases with Guest Expert Gina Mateer, RD, LD, CEDRD-S, RYT 200. Please submit your case in advance, before April 29th, by emailing a short summary and your question/s to info@edrdpro.com. All members are welcome to submit a case and to join us for the discussion hour. Gina Mateer Bio: Gina Mateer is a CEDRD-S and certified intuitive eating counselor with a virtual private practice, Nom-Nomaste,…

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Somatic Therapies as a Therapeutic Tool in Eating Disorder Treatment

May 27 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am PDT

Somatic therapies theorize that the mind, body, spirit, and emotions are both interrelated and connected to one another. Clients with eating disorders may attempt to ignore the body, misinterpret the bodily sensations, or no longer hear the subtle messages their bodies send them. Clinicians can implement somatic therapies to enable clients to be in touch with and ultimately work with their own body sensations in order to resolve stress, aversive emotions, and triggers that affect disordered behavior. Individuals with disordered…

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June 2020

Something to Talk About: Turn Your Professional Expertise into Speaking Opportunities

June 10 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am PDT

Webinar Description: Jessica Setnick believes that every eating disorder professional has something important to say. Your specific combination of passion, expertise and experiences is unlike anyone else on the planet. How do you express what you have to offer so the right people hear you? In this webinar, expert speaker Jessica Setnick will walk you through crafting your Unique Speaking Platform and finding your perfect target audience. Learning Objectives: After this presentation, attendees will be able to: Explain the importance…

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July 2020

Dismantling Body Norming and the Prescribing of Weight Loss to Protect the Therapeutic Alliance and Liberate Healing

July 17 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm PDT

Training in our healthcare professions has an odd aspect that is usually not apparent to people who decide they want to become doctors, dietitians, counselors, psychologists, and so on: It is the dominance of training relating to policing the boundaries of what is considered normal/pathology, and the paucity of training in supporting the huge variety of human embodiments, regardless of their conventionality. Most of us go into this work with intentions of removing barriers and creating access for people to…

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August 2020

Intuitive Eating and The Child Within: The Psychology Behind Intuitive Eating

August 13 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm PDT

This presentation will explore the importance of understanding that each client holds a spectrum of emotions that are identical to those from childhood.  In fact, all human beings carry these emotions throughout their lives.  An understanding of the emotions of the child within and the psychology behind Intuitive Eating will help participants utilize the principles of Intuitive Eating in treating patients with eating disorders in a deeper and more effective manner.   Learning Objectives: Following this presentation, participants will be…

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September 2020

The Ethics of a Collaborative Eating Disorder Treatment Team

September 14 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am PDT

Eating disorders are complex illnesses causing changes to both the brain and the body. It is for this reason a specialized team of professionals is necessary for successful treatment outcomes. How effectively this team communicates can dramatically influence the quality of treatment provided by the team and the outcomes for individual clients. Unfortunately, there is no standard on how communication is performed between the treatment team, though a team approach is considered best practices by the Academy of Nutrition and…

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October 2020

What to do with the Emotion in the Room: Using Emotion Coaching in Nutrition Counseling

October 14 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am PDT

Emotion-Focused Family Therapy (EFFT) is a novel, transdiagnostic approach to family and caregiver involvement in mental health treatment.  One of the core modules of Emotion-Focused Family Therapy (EFFT) is emotion-coaching, which can be used by the clinician in individual sessions in addition to being taught to parents and caregivers.  Emotion coaching has the capacity to transform the overt and underlying emotions fueling problematic thoughts and behaviors.  This transformation and processing of emotions can create more forward movement for your clients…

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