Eating Disorders And The Brain Center Webinar Presentation

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“Eating Disorders & The Brain Center: Incorporating Neurobehavioral Therapy in Eating Disorder Treatment”

Deirdre StewartDeirdre Stewart, LPC, SEP, BCN is Director of Trauma Resolution Services for Meadows Behavioral Healthcare.

Deirdre  is a licensed clinician in the state of Arizona, EMDR Trained, a Certified Somatic Experiencing Practitioner, and Board Certified in Neurofeedback. Deirdre’s training also includes Pia Mellody’s Post Induction Therapy and Inner Child and Feeling Reduction intensives.

Deirdre holds a Bachelor of Communication from Pepperdine University, in Malibu, CA and received a Master’s in Counseling from The University of New England in New South Wales. Stewart completed internships at South Pacific Private in Sydney, Australia; Silver Hill Hospital in New Canaan, CT; and Family Behavioral Health IOP in Boca Raton, FL.

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This presentation/webinar will focus on the various types of Neuro therapy utilized at The Meadows Brain Center. Neurofeedback, Biofeedback, and Entrainment will be explained in depth and how they are used within the context of the patient’s treatment plan.

Using Neurofeedback, specifically, the autonomic baseline of an individual’s arousal profile can determine which device might be more effective in up/down regulating their nervous system. The primary focus of Neurofeedback is on addressing arousal and attention. Because arousal and attention underlie so many psychiatric disorders, Neurofeedback is able to address a wide variety of issues including depression, anxiety, disordered eating, sleep disturbances, and PTSD.

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Learning Objectives:

After this training, participants will be able to:

  1. Describe how the Arousal Model can be used in conjunction with the Brain Center devices and Neurofeedback.
  2. Describe how Entrainment, Biofeedback & Neurofeedback devices can be used to calm and quiet subcortical regions of the brain, allowing for patients to move toward greater integration.
  3. Identify how and why Neurofeedback is able to address a wide variety of behavioral health issues.

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About Baxter Ekern

Baxter is the Vice President of Ekern Enterprises, Inc. He is responsible for the operations of Eating Disorder Hope and ensuring that the website is functioning smoothly.