Product Detail

Binge Eating Disorder
Digital Seminar
$219.99 USD
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Product Details
Format:
Digital Seminar
Details:
Downloadable/Streaming MP4 Video and MP3 Audio with electronic manual and instructions.
Author:
AMY PERSHING, LMSW, ACSW
Publisher:
PESI Inc.
Copyright:
1/31/2020
CE Available:
No, CE credit is not available
Product Code:
POS055405
Objectives
  1. Articulate the critical role of traumatic experiences in the development of Binge Eating Disorder (BED).
  2. Teach clients about the neurological impact of binge eating on “fight/flight/freeze” activation.
  3. Identify the critical steps and strategies of “Attuned Eating and Movement” in BED recovery.
  4. Provide psychoeducation to help clients understand the role of binge eating from a strengths-based perspective.
  5. Implement strategies to help clients identify and challenge internalized weight stigma and challenge external body shaming cultural milieu using advocacy and community building.
  6. Implement clinical strategies for processing entrenched body shame narratives in clients, family systems and in the cultural milieu.
Outline
Get to Know Binge Eating Disorder (BED)
  • 5 damaging myths about BED and the recovery process
  • What makes treatment of BED unique from other eating disorders
  • Why treatment often fails
  • Current research: Gains, limitations, risks
  • Why weight has nothing to do with it
  • Is BED an addiction?
  • Key tenets of weight-neutral recovery
Complex Trauma and Binge Eating
  • The neurobiological legacy of trauma in binge eating
  • Fragmentation of the self: the role of dissociation in BED
  • How trauma activates the binge/diet cycle
  • Saving “Self”: the role of binge eating in managing danger
  • Attachment ruptures, social anxiety and the binge cycle
  • A body-shaming culture’s impact on trauma narratives
Assessment & Treatment Planning
  • 5 must-ask intake questions
  • What to look/listen for to identify BED
  • DSM-5® criteria
  • How to gather food history information
  • Ruling out co-occurring medical issues
  • Common co-morbidities: depression, anxiety, personality disorders
  • Screening for trauma 100% of the time
  • Why the initial goal is not to stop bingeing
Clinical Strategies for Processing Trauma and Stopping the Binge Cycle
  • Why a “do-no-harm, strengths-based” approach is critical with BED clients
  • Psychoeducation – initially and throughout treatment
  • P.O.W.R. process for trauma activation, finding the “window of tolerance”
  • The nuanced parallel process of each treatment piece
IFS-Informed Recovery Strategies
  • Stepping into Self
  • Identify fragmented “parts”
  • Develop compassionate curiosity toward the “parts”
  • Build affect tolerance
Attuned Eating and Movement: Stepping into the Body
  • What the data tells us about behavioral weight loss/dieting
  • 5 steps of attuned eating to teach your clients
  • The body as a wise ally, not broken or wrong
  • Using the body as the best source of information
  • Teaching clients to know when the trauma narrative has been triggered
  • Attuned movement v. “exercise”
Reinventing Body Image: Help Clients Feel at Home in their Bodies
  • The truth about weight and health
  • Cultural narrative about weight and worthiness
  • The healing power of Health at Every Size (HAES)
  • Help clients shift from “body as billboard” to “body as home”
  • How the clinician’s body image impacts treatment
Building Resiliency to Relapse
  • 4 A’s: Awareness, analysis, action, accountability
  • Finding community that aligns with your recovery
  • Resources for weight-neutral medical/nutritional care
  • Collaborative care with prescribers
Clinical Considerations
  • Doing your own work: Modeling body acceptance
  • Navigating countertransference/bias
  • Multicultural considerations – Gender, race/ethnicity, sexual orientation
Author

AMY PERSHING, LMSW, ACSW

Amy Pershing, LMSW, ACSW, founder of the Bodywise® Binge Eating Disorder Recovery Program and Clinical Director of The Center for Eating Disorders in Ann Arbor, MI, has over 30 years of clinical experience and serves as a consultant and trainer for clinicians treating BED nationwide. A founding member and past chair of the Binge Eating Disorder Association (BEDA) and recipient of the association’s 2016 Pioneer in Clinical Advocacy Award, Amy is a sought-after international lecturer, keynote speaker and author. She is the author of Binge Eating Disorder: The Journey to Recovery and Beyond (Routledge/Taylor and Francis, 2018) and has authored several articles, chapters and tv/radio/podcast segments on BED recovery, relapse prevention, weight stigma, and Attuned Eating and Movement (AEM). She is the creator of “Hungerwise™,” a comprehensive outpatient treatment program for ending chronic dieting and weight cycling, offered jointly with St. Joseph Mercy Health System in Michigan and nationally online. In addition, Amy maintains a private practice in Ann Arbor, MI. Based upon her wealth of knowledge and experience, Amy has developed a comprehensive treatment approach for BED that is strengths-based, incorporating Internal Family Systems, somatic trauma techniques, Attuned Eating and Movement (AEM), and a “health at every size” philosophy. In BED recovery herself, Amy offers a compelling perspective to treatment that makes her both accessible and relatable for both professionals and clients alike.

Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Amy Pershing is the founder of Bodywise. She is the clinical director of the Center for Eating Disorders. Ms. Pershing receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.

Non-financial: Amy Pershing has no relevant non-financial relationship to disclose.
Continuing Education Credits
CE Credit is not available for this product.
Audience
  • Counselors
  • Social Workers
  • Psychiatrists
  • Marriage & Family Therapists
  • Psychologists
  • Addiction Counselors
  • Case Managers
  • Registered Dietitians & Dietetic Technicians
  • Nurses
  • Mental Health Professionals