The presentation will describe eating disorders and basic epidemiological information. Eating Disorders are complicated biopsychosocial disorders and often co-occur with other mental health disorders and maladaptive behaviors. The presentation will discuss the use of Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) for eating disorders and co-occurring maladaptive behaviors. By the completion of the presentation attendees will be able to discuss the 4 main modules of DBT. They will be able to teach core skills to their patients that can help them cope with their eating disorder and NSSI. They will also be able to discuss current research on the efficacy of DBT for eating disorder and NSSI.
Continuing education credit is not available on this webcast.
Nicole Garber, MD, completed her general psychiatric residency at Emory School of medicine and her child and adolescent psychiatry fellowship at Baylor College of Medicine. She is double board certified in general psychiatry and child and adolescent psychiatry and a fellow of the American Psychiatric Association. In addition, she has completed advanced trainings in Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), psychodynamic therapy, mentalization based therapy, and Acceptance Commitment Therapy. She began her career at the Menninger Clinic where she developed the adolescent eating disorder track in addition to being an attending psychiatrist on the COMPASS Unit and providing individual therapy for 3 patients on the unit, and running 2 DBT groups per week. She then was the chief of the pediatric and adolescent eating disorder program at Rosewood Center for Eating Disorders. She was the medical director at Arizona’s Children’s Association where she is currently a member of the board. She is currently the Chief of Psychiatry at The Meadows Ranch. In addition to providing psychiatric care, supervising the medical and psychiatric providers, she also facilitates DBT groups weekly.
Financial: Nicole Garber is the Chief of Psychiatry at The Meadows Ranch.
Non-financial: Nicole Garber is a fellow of the American Psychiatric Association.
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