Brooke Mathewes, LCPC, MEd, RCC, CCC
Faculty Member, Clinical Development Institute (CDI), Timberline Knolls
Brooke Mathewes, LCPC, MEd, RCC, CCC – has worked for a number of years as a therapist, consultant, and supervisor. She started her career in Canada in a variety of settings from community agencies, to hospitals, to the private sector. All of her work has focused on helping those with mental health, substance use, and trauma issues as well as psychosocial oncology. Brook started at Timberline as a primary and family therapist.
Brooke received a Bachelor’s of Arts degree in Communication with a Minor in Psychology and a Post-doc Baccalaureate Diploma in Counselling & Human from Simon Fraser University, British Columbia, Canada. She went on to earn a Master’s of Education in Counselling Psychology from the University of Victoria, British Columbia, Canada. She is also a certified trainer in Feedback Informed Treatment (FIT).
Eating Disorder Hope Virtual Conference V: Eating Disorders and Trauma
“Eating Disorder Treatment: The Challenge of Co-occurring Disorders”
(1 CE Credit)
This presentation explores the challenges of co-occurring disorders through discussion of a case study. The presentation reviews the client’s history, treatment at the residential level of care, and discusses specific treatment interventions. The complexities of trauma and associated mental health consequences as they relate to substance use, mood issues, and disordered eating are also addressed. The importance of attunement and responsiveness skills and current research in this area are also briefly discussed.
- Attendees will define the characteristics of persons presenting with impacts of Trauma.
- Attendees will understand the shared similarities between Co-occurring and Eating Disorders in diagnosis and clinical presentation.
- Attendees will understand the role of Trauma in ED/SA and Mood Dysregulation.
- Attendees will understand the shared characteristics of Trauma, Co-occurring and Eating Disorders in presentation.
- Attendees will review evidence-based best practices when treating this population.