Eating Disorder Training for Nutrition Counseling

  • posted by Marci Anderson Evans
  • Wednesday, February 06, 2013

When: April 27th, 2013, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Where: Charles Hotel, 1 Bennett Street Cambridge, MA 02138

Investment: RDs $125, Interns & Students $105

Participation Limited to 20


* Become familiar with the basic psychology of eating disorders and common co-morbidities.

* Learn basic counseling & psychology terms to increase confidence when working with clients & colleagues.

* Integrate basic tenants of cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), dialectical behavioral therapy (DBT), and motivational interviewing (MI) into nutrition counseling sessions.

* Develop an appropriate nutrition assessment and prescription for the eating disorder patient- including anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, binge eating disorder, and eating disorder not otherwise specified.

* Utilize mindfulness exercises to teach difficult concepts such as hunger, fullness, and satiety.

*Get an introduction to principles of Intuitive Eating and how to integrate it into eating disorder work.

*Leave with a tool box of educational and experiential interventions and handouts for working with this population.

I will be using a wide variety of methods for this one-day workshop. This will include lecture, video, case studies, small group work, and mindfulness exercises.


For questions or to register, please email me:

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