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Advanced psychological management of Eating Disorders

Format Workshop
Presenters CHRIS THORNTON MAPS
Description This workshop is aimed at practitioners wishing to develop their skills in psychological management of eating disorders. Building on fundamental skills of engagement, motivation and basic CBT techniques

It offers advanced management of cases including working with cognitions and emotions drawing from "Acceptance and Commitment Therapy", mindfiulness and advanced CBT frameworks.

The workshop will be didactic and experiential, for intermediate and advanced clinicians who have experience with CBT.

It will involve didactic presentation, small group role-play exercises andin-depth clinical case discussions, including approaches to managing challenging cases. Attendees are encouraged to bring along case material for discussion.

Numbers are limited for this workshop to facilitate discussion. Basic knowledge of motivation, CBT and eating disorder psychopathology is expected, although optional pre-readings will be provided to assist less experienced students and clinicians.
About the presenter(s) Chris is a clinical psychologist, teacher and researcher who specialises in the eating disorders. He has established a number of highly effective day programs, has consulted to several eating disorder units throughout Australia, New Zealand and Canada and has published numerous chapters and research articles in this field. Chris also works in private practice seeing clients, teaching and conducting supervision.
Location ACT, Australia
Venue ACT Health building Training Room 1, Level 1,
1 Moore Street, Canberra City

Please contact the event organiser to confirm if this venue is wheelchair accessible
Start/End Date 27 Nov 2012
Time 930AM - 430PM
Cost Student $190, General $300. Discount for members of the Australia & New Zealand Academy for Eating Disorders
Organiser Australia & New Zealand Academy for Eating Disorders and the Canberra Eating Disorder Service
Contact Name Jeremy Freeman
Telephone 02 80076875
Email jeremy.freeman@anzaed.org.au
Website http://www.anzaed.org.au/thornton-workshop.html
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