When your clients struggle with eating, your first move as a therapist may be to develop plans for specific behavioral changes - a list of things clients can do instead of reaching for the fork or limiting food intake.
But these efforts won’t work over the long term. Emotional eating – and the eating disorders it can become – is rooted in nervous system dysregulation and disembodiment that behavior change strategies alone won’t shift.
The body needs to be included for treatment to be effective. Without it, disembodiment will continue, keeping your clients stuck in the cycle of disordered eating and losing hope in your work with them.
Join Ann Saffi Biasetti, PhD, LCSWR, CEDS, specialist in eating disorders and somatic psychotherapy, for this in-depth training where you’ll discover how to integrate the body in treatment in a way that fosters real change in your clients’ relationships with food and their bodies!
Packed with practical interventions, this comprehensive seminar will provide you with strategies to:
Register today to help clients manage what is happening on the inside to build resilience, improve emotion regulation, and establish a new compassionate and forgiving relationship with their body!
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Continuing education credit information is coming soon for this live webcast.
Ann Saffi Biasetti, PhD, LCSWR, CEDS, CIAYT, is a practicing clinician for over 30 years specializing in somatic psychotherapy. She is an eating disorder specialist, certified mindfulness teacher, Mindful Self-Compassion (MSC) teacher, and Certified Yoga Therapist (C-IAYT). Dr. Biasetti teaches in the Self-Compassion in Psychotherapy (SCIP) program, where she shares her expertise in somatic self-compassionate interventions for eating disorders recovery and serves as consultation leader. She has led well-received retreats at Kripalu and Shambhala Mountain Center and has led professional training workshops through her Befriending Your Body (BFYB) certification program for eating disorder recovery. She is the author of Befriending Your Body: A Self-Compassionate Approach to Freeing Yourself from Disordered Eating and The Awakening Self-Compassion Card Deck: 52 Practices for Self-Care, Haling and Growth. Dr. Biasetti maintains a private practice in Saratoga Springs, NY.
Emotional and Disordered Eating: Trauma-Informed Clinical Tools to Heal Your Clients' Relationship with Food and Body
Wed, Jul 19, 2023 - 08:00am to 04:00pm CDT - Product Code LWC059088
For live CE credit, you must watch the live webcast in its entirety at its scheduled time and complete the CE quiz and evaluation within one week. You will have access for 90 days after the program for review.
Please note: There will be a 70-minute lunch and two 15-minute breaks; one in the morning and one in the afternoon. Lunch and break times will be announced by the speaker and at their discretion. A more detailed schedule is available upon request.
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