Eating Disorder Center of Denver Participates in Eating Disorder Awareness Week

2015-02-28 14:18:50 (GMT) (Caymanmama.com - Health News Press Release News)

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02/26/2015 (press release: Inbound Marketing PR) // Denver, Colorado // Rose Reinhardt

The Eating Disorder Center of Denver will be participating in Eating Disorder Awareness Week this week, February 20 – March 3. The goal of the week is to bring awareness to eating disorders and to increase the visibility of eating disorder treatment.

Eating disorder therapists and team members are looking forward to hosting lectures, screenings, activities, and educational booths at various venues throughout the greater Denver Metropolitan area in Colorado and the United States.

The Clinical Director at Eating Disorder Center of Denver, Dr. Tamara Pryor, FAED, says, “In addition to being a great opportunity to raise awareness for eating disorder treatment and prevention, this week also shows the commitment Eating Disorder Center of Denver has to the community and the nation.”

See below for a calendar of events.

Monday, February 23

University of Northern Colorado, 11am – 2pm

Mind and Body Fair at the University Center. Eating Disorder educational booth with resources and henna tattoo artist for students and faculty.

Northwest Missouri State University, 10am –11am

Presentation to Counseling Department “A well-rounded snapshot of eating disorders: Assessments, Treatments and Experientials “, Tanja Haaland, LCPC Program Director, Eating Disorder Center of Kansas City. 12pm-1pm-“Everyone Knows Someone: An Overview of Eating Disorders to students and faculty. 1pm-2pm- “Eating Disorder Q&A” for staff, students, counselors and faculty.

Tuesday, February 24

Colorado State University, 2pm

“Eating Disorders and Psychodrama”, Sue Woodmansee, Psychodramatist, Eating Disorder Center of Denver. Presentation to students and faculty in the Occupational Therapy department.

University of California San Diego-ED Center for Treatment and Research, 10am - 2pm

“The Lighter Side of Anorexia: Using Humor in the Treatment of Eating Disorders”, Jennifer Batson, PsyD, Primary Therapist at Eating Disorder Center of Denver.

Metro State University, 11am – 2pm

Eating Disorder educational booth with resources and henna tattoo artist for students and faculty. Student Union Tivoli Center, Multicultural Lounge.

Wednesday, February 25

University of Northern Colorado, 5-8 p.m.

EDAW Symposium Dinner and Presentations. “Battle of the Binge: An Overview of Binge Eating Disorder” and “How to Help A Friend: Appropriate Approaches” Tamara Pryor, PhD, FAED, Clinical Director and Bethany Netherton, MA, NCC, Eating Disorder Center of Denver.

Thursday, February 26

Colorado School of Mines, 11am – 1pm

Eating Disorder educational booth with resources and henna tattoo artist for students and faculty. Student Recreation Centermain lobby.

Colorado School of Mines, 4pm

“Mindful Eating and Cultural Body Image”, Pam Sjoerdsma, LPC, Director of Clinical Operations and Human Resources. Student recreation Center, Upper Level.

Northern Colorado Dietetic Association, 6pm

“Treating Eating Disorders: Down the Path to Nutritional Recovery” Kristine Brubaker, RD, Director of Clinical Nutrition at Eating Disorder Center of Denver.

Tuesday, March 3

University of Wyoming, 12pm – 1pm

“Eating Disorders, Body Image and Media: Making Sense of the Messages” Dr. Caroline Neumann, PsyD, Primary Therapist, Eating Disorder Center of Denver. Student Union room 2013 for students and faculty.

ABOUT THE EATING DISORDER CENTER OF DENVER

The Eating Disorder Center of Denver is committed to empowering individuals with anorexia, bulimia, binge eating and related disorders to help them achieve and sustain recovery. A multidisciplinary team of board-certified psychiatrists, physicians, clinicians, family therapists and registered dietitians work together to create a specialized, evidence-based treatment plan for each patient. For additional information, visit http://www.edcdenver.com/ or call 303-771-0861.



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