Treating Eating Disorders: Everything You Ever Wanted To Know

Presented by Michelle Mannia, Psy.D.
October 5th,  8:30 am – 5:00 pm

Instructional Level

Advanced

Course Description and Target Audience

This course will discuss diagnosing and treating eating disorders in a variety of settings. Etiology, treatment techniques, potential problems, diversity factors, and therapist factors will be discussed. No potential risks are anticipated.

The target audience is mental health providers (advanced doctoral level psychology trainees, psychologists in practice, master’s level clinicians etc).

Learning Objectives

  • Participants will be able to describe all DSM-5 eating disorders and understand the diagnostic criteria.
  • Participants will be able to explain the etiology of eating disorders and factors that maintain eating disorder symptoms.
  • Participants will be able to demonstrate a practical application of treatment techniques and interventions.
  • Participants will be able to discuss the cultural and diversity implications of weight and body size.

Presenter Information

Michelle Mannia, Psy.D, is a psychologist specializing in the treatment of eating disorders. She has worked exclusively with eating disordered concerns for the past 5 years and has worked in a variety of multidisciplinary settings including a hospital, a university, and in private practice. In addition to outpatient therapy, she has experience running outpatient group therapy, conducting groups for a partial hospitalization program, and developing and leading an intensive outpatient program, all focused on clients with varying severity of eating disorders.

*National Psychology Training Consortium (NPTC) is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. NPTC maintains responsibility for this program and its content.