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
Be 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.
Also, gain valuable information from our exhibitor’s areas. Last year’s exhibitors and sponsors included ED-180, Oliver-Pyatt Centers, Avalon Hills, Timberline Knolls, Rosewood Centers, Eating Recovery Center, Sierra-Tucson, Center for Discovery, Cambridge Eating Disorder Center, and Project HEAL.
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
9:30:00 am: Eating Disorders and Co-Existing Conditions
10:00 am: Full Recovery from a Patient’s Point of View
10:15 am: The Effects of an ED on Health and the Body
10:45 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: Apps, Technology, Resources and Recovery
3:15 pm: Recovery from a Patient Turning Therapist
3:45 pm: How Parents, Spouses, Family and Loved Ones Can Help.
4:30 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 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, Kantor & Kantor, Metro Behavioral Health, Renfrew Centers, Rogers Memorial.
NEW! Treatment and Recovery Gallery in the exhibitors’ area features artwork and creative pieces from patients who have been working towards recovery. A unique perspective of eating disorders that gives further insight into the minds of those who fight the battle.