More than just peace, love and granola--Yoga-Based Eating Disorder Recovery-Research and Benefits: IAEDP Symposium 2011

About the Course:

Webinar from the 2011 International Association of Eating Disorders Professionals Symposium.

For someone with an eating disorder, the benefits of Yoga can be a powerful tool to uncover attachments and move individuals forward with awareness toward recovery. Yoga therapy presents an opportunity for mental health practitioners to broaden their skills, while honing an integrated treatment team to deliver a yoga-based eating disorder program using a systematic method designed for this population. Learn the benefits of yoga on eating disorder recovery, including quantifiable outcomes from recent studies.

I. Definition of Yoga and its origins

II. Philosophy and elements of Yoga in relation to eating disorder recovery

III. Benefits of Yoga for eating disorder recovery

IV. Styles of Yoga and its effect on eating disorder recovery

V. Choosing a Yoga Teacher or Yoga Therapist

VI. Current research on Yoga and eating disorders/co-occurring disorders

VII. Case studies and quantifiable outcome data

VIII. Experiential

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Beverly S. Price (presenter)

About the Author:

Beverly Price, RD, MA, E-RYT, Program Director and Founder of Reconnect with Food® at Inner Door Center is a nationally renowned Registered Dietitian, Exercise Physiologist and Experienced Registered Yoga Teacher who is recognized for her distinctive approach to eating disorder recovery using yoga. She is an author and national presenter. Her publications include Journal of General Internal Medicine and Yoga Therapy Today. Beverly’s presentations have included IAEDP, Soviet-American Nutrition Conference and American College of Physicians. She is the owner of Reconnect with Food® at Inner Door Center, a yoga-based partial hospitalization, intensive outpatient, and outpatient program for eating disorder treatment. The clinic is also a training facility for social work and psychology students along with yoga teachers and yoga therapists.

Recommended For:

This course is recommended for health care professionals, especially psychologists, therapists, and counselors who seek to update their research knowledge and competency in treating patients with eating disorders, increase and acquire new skills, learn new intervention strategies, and obtain continuing education credits. It is appropriate for professionals at all levels of knowledge.

Course Objectives:

  1. Following this presentation, participants will be able to identify, utilize and explain three elements of the philosophy of yoga and how they are instrumental in eating disorder/addiction recovery.

  2. Following this presentation, participants will be able to identify, utilize and explain three benefits of yoga for eating disorder recovery.

  3. Following this presentation, participants will be able to identify, utilize and explain current research on yoga and how it can benefit someone with an eating disorder or other co-occurring disorders.

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Course Number: 101896
Credit Hours: 2cr
Exam Fee: $13.94
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Format: Recorded Webinar
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