Eating Disorders and other eating and body image issues
Presenter: Lena Cromartie
This half-day training workshop provides an introduction to understanding and responding to these highly prevalent client issues. The content is based on the latest research as well as clinical experience.
Key learning points include:
✓ The relationship between eating disorders and other eating issues
✓ Identifying the main types of issues presented by clients
✓ Understanding causes: the role of genes and the environment
✓ Assessing for risk
✓ Developing a therapeutic alliance with your client
✓ Treatment services and multidisciplinary work
✓ What you need to know — and what to do with this information
✓ What recovery looks like
✓ Working ethically and self-care
✓ ANZAED eating disorder treatment principles & clinical practice standards
Who it is for: Counsellors, social workers, clinical psychologists, psychotherapists, OTs, and others in similar roles. It is designed for those new to the topic as well as those wishing to update, refresh or extend their knowledge.
From 2010- 2020 Lena Cromartie (PG Dip Counselling, Dip Life Coaching, Dip Practitioner Skills for Eating Disorders) ran a busy private practice dedicated to individuals presenting with eating disorders and other eating and body image issues. She has trained in counselling, life coaching, and psychotherapy. She is a full member of NZAC, an accredited registered member of BACP (British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy), and the author of Bingeing, Dieting and You: 30 things every woman needs to know.