Eating Disorder Hope Virtual Conference IV:
Eating Disorders, Addiction & Co-Occurring Issues
Reviews from our Virtual Conference Past Presenters & Attendees:
” I was glad Jacquelyn was able to talk me into doing the interview in advance. She did an excellent job of setting the stage for an in-depth conversation that allowed for an exchange of ideas and creative ways of exploring the mysteries of Anorexia Nervosa”~ Adrienne Ressler, LMSW, CEDS, F.iaedp, Renfrew Center – Virtual Conference Presenter
“Thank you, and again what a fabulous webinar. My supervisor and I watched it throughout the day, separately, and this morning, we couldn’t stop talking about all of the information and how we hope to start implementing some of the techniques here at POWER” ~ Judy Acheson, MA, NCC, LPC – Virtual Conference Attendee
“The speakers were so insightful and very experienced in their work and knowledge about eating disorder. I have anorexia and am in recovery. Its given me much to think about and reflect on. Love from Australia!” ~ Anonymous Virtual Conference Attendee
Special Thanks to our Virtual Conference Sponsors
Virtual Conference Presentations
Presenters: Juliet Cáceres, PsyD, CEDS – Director of Spiritual Services at Timberline Knolls and Dawn White, RD/LD – Dietitian at Timberline Knolls
Title: Food and Faith: Integrating Christian Spirituality into the Treatment of Eating and Co-occurring Disorders
View This Presentation – Juliet Cáceres, PsyD, CEDS is the Director of Spiritual Services at Timberline Knolls and a Licensed Clinical Psychologist and Certified Eating Disorders Specialist with more than 25 years of practice.
She currently serves at Timberline Knolls as the Clinical Director of Spiritual Care leading clinical integration of spirituality as core to the Timberline Knolls’ recovery program.
View This Presentation – Dawn White, RD/LD is a dietitian at Timberline Knolls. She has worked as a dietitian for 20 years in community hospitals, high schools, and end-stage kidney disease.
Dawn is passionate about helping people heal their relationship with food and the freedom and enjoyment that is possible in it.
Presenter: Gina M. Bongiorno, LMFT – Manager Co-Occurring Disorders (COD) Program at UCSD Eating Disorder Center
Title: Demystifying the Whack-a-Mole: Unique Considerations for the Treatment of Co-occurring Eating and Substance Use Disorders – View This Presentation
Gina M. Bongiorno, LMFT is a senior therapist and manager of the Co-Occurring Disorders (COD) program at the UCSD Eating Disorder Center. Using her expertise in eating and substance use disorders, trauma, and grief as well as specialized training in Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Gina developed the comprehensive, evidence-based COD track.
Gina obtained her Master of Arts in Marital and Family Therapy at the University of San Diego, where she was the recipient of the Award of Distinction and the Dean’s Merit Scholarship, and her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from McGill University in Montreal, Canada. She also serves as adjunct faculty at the University of San Diego and a consultant for trauma-informed care.
Presenter: Rebecca Brumm, MA, LPC, CEDS – Director of Operations Laureate Eating Disorders Program
Title: Emotional Avoidance: The Importance of Learning to Approach Feelings – View This Presentation
Rebecca Brumm, MA, LPC, CEDS serves as the Director of Operations for Laureate Eating Disorders Program. Rebecca has a Masters in professional counseling from Central Michigan University. Though she has helped clients through a variety of challenges in her practice as a therapist since 2005, she specializes in helping people work on improving their body image and overcoming eating disorders.
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