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    The 2015 Long Island Conference on Eating Disorders

     

    SATURDAY, MAY 2nd, 2015 

    Registration and exhibit area opens at 8am. Presentations from 9am-5pm.

    This year co-hosted by the Department of Counseling and Development at

    LIU which will be offering complimentary 6.0 CEUs

    from the National Board for Certified Counselors.

    Long Island University, CW Post Campus, Brookville, N.Y.
    Student Center Theater Auditorium

    A conference for patients, families, loved ones and professionals.

    Eating Disorders Long IslandBe a part of the regions’ most informative and professional conference with national speakers who specialize in eating disorder treatment. A day of education and information about eating disorders including anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, binge eating disorder, body dysmorphia and related conditions. Learn about the causes, complications and the treatments that are involved. Presenters will discuss the biological, medical, psychological and environmental factors that play a role in the onset and treatment of these life-threatening conditions. Also learn from patients in recovery who will share their experiences and offer hope and guidance through their personal stories.

     

    Topics to be Discussed

    • Anorexia Nervosa
    • Bulimia Nervosa
    • Binge Eating Disorder
    • Purging Disorder
    • Body Dysmorphia
    • Complusive Exercise
    • Research Findings
    • Related Health/Medical Issues
    • Family Support
    • Treatment Options

    EXHIBITOR’S AREA

    Also, gain valuable information from our exhibitor’s areas. Exhibitors and sponsors included ED-180, Oliver-Pyatt Centers, Avalon Hills, Timberline Knolls, Eating Recovery Center, Center for Discovery, Cambridge Eating Disorder Center, Monte Nido, Silver Hill Hospital, Rogers Memorial, CRC Health, Balance Treatment Centers, Metro Behavioral Health Associates, Remuda Ranch at the Meadows, NEDA and Project HEAL.

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    Eating Disorders Long Island

    2015 Preliminary Conference Schedule

    (Preliminary schedule subject to change).

    8:00 am: Opening Registration, Exhibitors, Networking and Coffee

    PART I – The Psychology, Biology and Science of EDs

    9:00 am: A New Perspective on Eating Disorders

    9:30 am: “Just Eat” Film Documentary Producer Talk

    9:45 am: The Effects of an ED on Health and the Body

    10:15 am: Full Recovery from a Patient’s Point of View

    10:30 am: Eating Disorders and Co-Existing Conditions

    11:00 am: Recovery Road, a Family Story.

    11:15 am: The ED Mind and Brain – What Most People Never Understand.

    12:00 Noon Lunch

    PART II – Binging, Addictive Patterns and Nutrition

    1:00 pm: An Approach to Binge Eating Disorder

    1:30 pm: Recovery Story from Project HEAL

    1:45 pm: Eating Disorders and Co-Occuring Addictive Behaviors

    2:15 pm: Nutritional Aspects to Eating Disorder Treatment

    PART III – What to do Next

    2:45 pm: The Complexities of Temperament and Personality When Treating EDs.

    3:15 pm: Recovery from a Patient Turning Therapist

    3:30 pm: Apps, Biofeedback and Complimentary Treatments for Recovery

    4:00 pm: Panel Discussion with Audience

    *Conference schedule subject to last minute changes.

    EXPANDED EXHIBITORS AREA OPEN 8:00am-4pm for additional information and support from NEDA, iaedpNY, Project HEAL and some of the very best centers in the U.S. including Avalon Hills, Cambridge ED Center, Center for Discovery, Eating Recovery Center, ED-180 Treatment Programs, Oliver-Pyatt Centers, Timberline Knolls, Monte Nido, Balance Treatment Center, Remuda Ranch at the Meadows,Silver Hills Hospital, Metro Behavioral Health, CRC Health, Rogers Memorial.