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Articles tagged with: Professional Development

Discovering the Role of Yoga in Eating Disorder Treatment

January 19, 2016. Written by Lisa Diers, R.D., L.D., E-R.Y.T.
  • Reprinted with permission from SCAN'S PULSE, Winter 2016, Vol 35, No 1, official publication of Sports, Cardiovascular, and Wellness Nutrition (SCAN), Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Chicago, IL.

    The popularity and accessibility of yoga has grown exponentially in the past decade. According to a study by Yoga Journal, approximately 20 million Americans older than 18 years practiced yoga in 2012, constituting 8.7% of the adult population.1 An industry report by IBIS World estimates there are more than 30,000 yoga and Pilates studios in the United States.2 Many of the 170+ eating disorder (ED) treatment facilities in the U.S. offer yoga or other mind-body based activities as a component of treatment.3 A 2006 study of 18 residential ED treatment programs in the nation found that two-thirds of the programs offered yoga.4

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Interested in Free CEUs? Join Us for Mindful Eating: Addressing Nutrition Needs with Individuals with Eating Disorders in Ohio or Minnesota

October 27, 2015.
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    As the year comes to a close, The Emily Program has just a couple more eating disorder trainings we're excited to share with the professional community in 2015.

    The Mindful Eating: Addressing Nutrition Needs with Individuals with Eating Disorders seminar will be held in Warrensville Heights, OH and Minneapolis, MN.

    More information about the free training is below. We hope you can join us. RSVP soon. Seating is limited.

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Complimentary Professional Eating Disorder CEU Events in Minnesota and Washington

August 06, 2015.
  • At The Emily Program, we enjoy sharing our knowledge of eating disorders with other community professionals. Over the coming weeks we will be holding two free CEU events for professionals who'd like to learn more about the treatment of eating disorders.

    More information about the Woodbury, MN and Lacey, WA events is available below. We hope you can join us. RSVP soon. Seating is limited.

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What is the best treatment at any given time when recovering from an eating disorder?

February 10, 2015. Written by Mark Warren, M.D.
  • By: Mark Warren, MD, chief medical officer at The Emily Program

    What is the best treatment at any given time when recovering from an eating disorder? This is one of the great questions providers, clients, and families alike struggle to answer.

    We know there are significant scientifically based therapies that deliver positive outcomes, including weight restoration and behavior cessation. In fact, The Emily Program incorporates these therapies in our programs — Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, and Family-Based Therapy — and has experienced much success through them.

    Having said that, however, we also know that many clients who are able to cease behaviors and achieve weight restoration may continue to experience physiological distress, urges, body dissatisfaction, and anxiety, among other eating disorder symptoms.

    Further complicating the issue, eating disorders often occur in secret and many clients may not reveal the intensity of their behaviors, thoughts and feelings during treatment.

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Integrating Into the Communities We Serve

September 23, 2014.
  • By Sarah Hrudka, Outreach Specialist at The Emily Program

    As The Emily Program continues to expand treatment options across the country, it’s more important than ever to truly be part of and contribute to the richness of each community we join. To do this, The Emily Program has designated outreach staff who are able to take on this important community role.

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Free Substance Use Disorder-Eating Disorder CEU Event

August 21, 2014.
  • Please join us Wednesday, September 17 for a complimentary seminar to discuss the treatment of Substance Use Disorder and Eating Disorders.

    Event Overview:

    This continuing educational program will educate attendees about eating disorders, treatment approaches, and complications that occur when an individual struggles with eating disorders co-occurring with substance use disorders.

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The Emily Program – Cleveland’s Open House and CEU Event

July 03, 2014.
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    (L to R)  Lucene Wisniewski, PhD, Dirk Miller, PhD, Mark Warren, MD, and Jillian Lampert, PhD

    Join us for The Emily Program – Cleveland's Open House on Tuesday, July 15, beginning at 5 p.m. The event will be held in Cleveland offices in Beachwood. Hors d'oeuvres will be served.

    Come help us celebrate our partnership. Dirk Miller, CEO of The Emily Program, CCED's Mark Warren, newly appointed chief medical officer of The Emily Program, and CCED's Lucene Wisniewski, newly appointed chief clinical officer of The Emily Program, and other senior leadership of The Emily Program will be there. We would love to meet you and tell you about our future plans in Cleveland, including a new residential facility opening in 2015.

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Join Us in Cleveland July 15 for an Open House & CEU Event

June 19, 2014.
  • Please join us as we celebrate the partnership between The Emily Program and Cleveland Center for Eating Disorders on July 15 beginning at 5 p.m. Dirk Miller, CEO of The Emily Program, CCED's Mark Warren, newly appointed chief medical officer of The Emily Program, and CCED's Lucene Wisniewski, newly appointed chief clinical officer of The Emily Program, and other senior leadership of The Emily Program will be there. We would love to meet you and tell you about our future plans in Cleveland, including a new residential facility opening in early 2015.

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Join us July 21 for a CEU Event in South Sound, WA

June 17, 2014.
  • Attention Lacey, Olympia, South Sound, Washington professionals.

    Please join The Emily Program for a complimentary continuing education event at the Lacey Community Center on July 21, 2014 from 9:00 AM-12:00 PM.

    Dr. Jillian Lampert, Chief Development Officer of The Emily Program and nationally renowned eating disorder expert will present on The Overlap Between Compulsive Overeating, Binge Eating and Obesity.

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Duluth CEU Event: Now What? Multiple Disorders and Intervention

April 25, 2014.
  • We are sorry to announce that due to lack of registrations, the May 22nd free CEU event is canceled. If you are interested in learning more about this topic and/or The Emily Program services, please click here to contact our outreach team.

    Join the Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation, AiR, and The Emily Program to learn effective approaches to treat clients with co-occurring disorders. Participants will also gain insight on the specialized care now available for nurses struggling with a substance use disorder, including how to recognize the signs and the resources available for help.

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Join Us for Eating Disorders: Not a Teenage Phase

April 23, 2014.
  • Adolescent, Teenager Eating Disorder Treatment ClinicDo you ever wonder if your client is struggling with an eating disorder? Is it “bad enough” to refer to a specialist? What help is available for adolescents with eating disorders? How can you support an adolescent during their eating disorder treatment? These questions and more will be answered during Eating Disorders: Not Just a Teenage Phase.

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Stay Up To Date With The Emily Program

March 18, 2014.
  • At The Emily Program we’re committed to:

    • providing the best eating disorder treatment to our clients and families,
    • improving and growing the programs and services we offer,
    • staying current within the eating disorders, mental health, and healthcare fields,
    • learning more about and adjusting our research-based practices to fit client needs as well as sharing our lessons and knowledge with other professionals.

    We have an incredible amount of useful and exciting information to share about all of these things.

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