Recorded Family Days Presentations: Adult Eating Disorder
The following video presentations are thoughtfully designed as a learning path for you. You will find that the video content begins with general information laying educational groundwork, then moves to more specific information, providing skills for the caregiver and friend.
Complex Causes of Restrictive Type Eating Disorders
Presentation by Anne Marie O’Melia, MS, MD
Dr. O’Melia is a Pediatrician and Child Psychiatrist, who serves at Eating Recovery Center in the dual roles of Chief Medical Officer and Chief Clinical Officer, overseeing the therapeutic and medical excellence of our programs. Dr. O’Melia is a renowned expert in the complex causation, care and treatment of eating disorders. The following presentation will provide you the opportunity to learn about the unique interplay of the variables that contribute to causation of restrictive type eating disorders, as well as the processes necessary for recovery.
Presentation by Philip Mehler, MD, CEDS, FACP, FAED
Dr. Mehler, President of Eating Recovery Center, presents on medical complications of eating disorders, and how to heal them. Families regularly ask for this presentation to be made available as a recording, as he is clearly a renowned expert. To learn more about Dr. Mehler and his books & publications, please click here.
Avoidant Restrictive Food Intake Disorder
Presentation by Ovidio Bermudez, MD, FAAP, FSAHM, FAED, F.iaedp, CEDS (Choose this presentation if your loved one has ARFID)
Dr. Bermudez serves at Eating Recovery Center as Chief Educational Officer as well as Senior Medical Director of Child & Adolescent Services. Dr. Bermudez presents on ARFID (Avoidant/Restrictive Food Intake Disorder). This newer, and important diagnosis effects both children and adults. Learn from his expertise about the causes, impact and treatment of ARFID.
Acceptance and Commitment Therapy
Presentation by Bonnie Brennan, MA, LPC, CEDS
Bonnie Brennan has been part of the Eating Recovery Center Team since its inception, playing an instrumental role in the development of the adult programs. At Eating Recovery Center, Bonnie directs adult Inpatient, Residential, Partial Hospitalization, Intensive Outpatient and Outpatient levels of care. In this presentation, Bonnie Brennan explains how Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) swiftly and effectively addresses the major factors maintaining an eating disorder, including rigidity, inability to see the big picture, isolation and most importantly, emotional avoidance, and how ERC utilizes ACT in eating disorders treatment.
Presentation by Elizabeth Easton, Psy.D
Dr. Easton is the Regional Director of Child & Adolescent services. Dr. Easton’s four-part presentation is designed for families to learn about their role in recovery and the skills to become recovery coaches. If you have every wondered “what can I do to help my loved one recover?” this is the video training series for you. The skills taught here apply to “caregivers” meaning anyone who is providing care to a patient in treatment, no matter the age of the patient or the age of the caregiver. Learn how to harness your caregiver power.
How to Navigate Insurance Coverage
Presentation by Cyndi Eddington
Cyndi Eddington, Vice President of Revenue Cycle Management, brings her passion for supporting care through third party payors into this presentation. Have you ever wondered how insurance works?
This presentation on insurance will help you understand the intricacies of insurance coverage, how concurrent reviews work and how ERC/Insight’s business office will support you to optimize your loved one’s care.
Nutritional Program at Eating Recovery Center
Presentation by Enola Gorham, LCSW
Medical stabilization through nutritional rehabilitation is necessary for patient with eating disorders. Watch this presentation to learn how Eating Recovery Center implements nutritional rehabilitation programming. Caregivers and patients often experience anxiety and stress during nutritional rehabilitation treatment. This presentation is designed to provide caregivers with the education needed to support their loved ones through the nutritional rehabilitation processes.