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December 2019

Welcoming All Eating Disorder Parts: An Introduction to the Internal Family Systems Model

December 4 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am PST

The concepts and processes of IFS, an evidence-based therapeutic intervention is particularly effective in treating the trauma underlying many disordered eating patterns. This will be examined from a dietitian’s perspective. The role of the nutrition professional in IFS-oriented treatment will be explored through case studies that show the self-protective function of polarized cognitions that drive eating disorder behaviors.The Internal Family Systems (IFS) model was developed by Richard Schwartz, PhD from careful listening to clients with Bulimia Nervosa. His clients described…

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December Round Table with Guest Expert Leslie Schilling

December 11 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am PST

Join us for our monthly case consult peer/professional supervision call. We will discuss cases submitted in advance with guest expert Leslie Schilling, MA, RDN, CEDRD-S. Please submit your case by Wednesday, December 4th,  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. Leslie Schilling Bio: Leslie Schilling, MA, RDN, CEDRD-S owns a Las Vegas-based coaching practice, specializing in nutrition counseling for families, those…

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January 2020

January Round Table with Guest Expert Lindsay Stenovec

January 10, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm PST

Join us for our monthly members-only case consult peer/professional supervision call. We will discuss your client cases with Guest Expert Lindsay Stenovec, MS, RD, CEDRD-S, CLEC. Please submit your case in advance, by January 3rd 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.   Lindsay Stenovec Bio: Lindsay Stenovec, MS, RD, CEDRD-S, CLEC is the founder of the Intuitive Eating Moms Club…

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More than a Unique Twist on Body Image: Eating Disorders in Transgender & Gender Nonconforming (TGNC) Communities

January 15, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm PST

A recent listserv inquiry from a dietitian called for more guidance about working with trans and nonbinary clients in treatment. This RD ended with the casual statement that their challenges seemed to be "a unique twist on body image." Eating disorder treatment has long held body acceptance and body love as central goals of recovery, but unfortunately these concepts risk alienating transgender and GNC clients who struggle with dysphoria and pervasive transphobia on a daily basis. These clients need significantly…

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February 2020

Is Abstinence Really the Best Option? Introducing the Safe Exercise at Every Stage (SEES) Guideline: A Practical Guide to Prescribing Exercise for Individuals with an Eating Disorder.

February 19, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm PST

Dysfunctional exercise is associated with a range of deleterious outcomes for individuals with eating disorder (ED) symptomatology; yet, conversely, exercise engagement can predict positive physical and mental health outcomes in these populations. As individuals with ED symptomatology often exhibit an array of medical health complications, it can be challenging for clinicians in this field to determine safe prescriptions for exercise engagement. Currently, there is no standard practice for health professionals to manage and reintegrate exercise into ED treatment and, consequently,…

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March 2020

Demystifying Body Dysmorphic Disorder (BDD): A Holistic Approach to Treatment – Psychotherapy, Psychopharmacology, and Nutrition

March 10, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 10:15 am PDT

This webinar is for clinicians working with Body Dysmorphic Disorder (BDD). We will discuss assessing for BDD, overlap with eating disorders, why individuals develop BDD, and evidence-based treatments. Overt, subtle safety and treatment interfering behaviors which contribute to maintenance the disorder will be reviewed. Case presentation will be reviewed briefly. Suggestions of hands on exercises and exposures are incorporated as well as references for future learning. Learning Objectives: Attendees will: Learn how to successfully assess for BDD, understand how it…

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April 2020

Hearing Crickets? Establishing Relationships for a Sustainable Practice

April 15, 2020 @ 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

Somatic Therapies as a Therapeutic Tool in Eating Disorder Treatment

May 13, 2020 @ 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, 2020 @ 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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