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May 21, 2018

Evidence-Based Treatment of Eating Disorders: Essential Therapeutic Concepts & Clinical Skills

In Richmond, VA - Hosted by Discovery Counseling & Consulting

Discovery Counseling & Consulting, in collaboration with HCA Parham Doctors' Hospital will host  an in-depth one day professional training on the assessment and treatment of eating disorders. This training will provide extensive and thorough clinical information that can be used by a variety of mental health providers to assist in their work with this population. The training will focus on giving professionals information and strategies that can be implemented directly into their clinical practices.

Dr. Crawford & Dr. Sproch The workshop will be facilitated by clinical staff from The Center for Eating Disorders at Sheppard Pratt:
Steven F. Crawford, Co-Director & Laura Sproch, Ph.D. 

Evidence-Based Treatment for Eating Disorders: Essential Therapeutic Concepts & Clinical Skills

Monday, May 22, 2018
8 AM - 5 PM
7.0 CEU Offered

Parham Doctors' Hospital
7702 East Parham Road
Medical Office Building 3, Rm 314
Richmond, VA 23294

Mental health professionals of varying degrees of experience and backgrounds who have some familiarity with eating disorders and/or interest in working with this population.

Registration fee ranges from $125-150. Click the "Register" button in the upper right corner of this page or go directly to the registration page HERE.  


This training will primarily be geared towards the treatment of eating disorders in the adult population. While an overview of all eating disorders will be provided, content will focus on clinical considerations related to anorexia, binge eating, and bulimia.

Training Objectives:

  1. Participants will review the diagnostic criteria for the eating disorders.

  2. Participants will describe the etiological factors and common medical and psychological comorbidities associated with eating disorders.

  3. Participants will outline the evidence-based psychological treatment protocols for patients with eating disorders.

  4. Participants will practice and implement the CBT-E protocol using case examples and experiential therapeutic exercises.

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