Anorexia Nervosa, Weight Restoration & Psychological Trauma
1 CE Hour
“Anorexia Nervosa, Weight Restoration & Psychological Trauma”
Tyler Rogers & Abigail Smith
Online, anytime access to a pre-recorded webinar.
This webinar was recorded during our 2020 Virtual Counseling and Therapy Summit.
The purpose of this presentation is to introduce the possible effects of psychological trauma on anorexia nervosa including the process of restoring weight and relapse. The presentation will include an overview of anorexia nervosa, psychological trauma and the weight restoration process as well as an introduction to a trauma-based psychotherapy model and its potential use for reducing relapse.
- Following this presentation, participants will be able to understand the impact of trauma on individuals with anorexia nervosa from a medical and psychological perspective.
- Following this presentation, participants will be able to understand the weight restoration process and current limitations of this process.
- Following this presentation, participants will be acquainted with a trauma-informed psychotherapy model and understand the importance of treating individuals with anorexia nervosa using trauma-informed interventions.
About the Speakers
Dr. Tyler Rogers is an Assistant Professor of Counseling at Richmont Graduate University in Chattanooga, TN, a Licensed MFT (TN), a Licensed Professional Counselor (TN), a Nationally Certified Counselor, and an Approved Clinical Supervisor. Areas of expertise include marriage and family counseling, emerging adult issues, and life transitions.
Abigail Smith is currently a Masters Counseling student at Richmont Graduate University in Chattanooga, TN and is working towards a specialization in psychological trauma, marriage and family therapy, anorexia nervosa, and research. Professional affiliations include Academy for Eating Disorders (AED) and Trauma and Psychology, APA Division 56.
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