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- DVD Video - 4+ hours Instructions
- Multi-disc DVD recording with electronic manual and instructions.
- LORI KUCHARSKI, MA, LMFT, LPC, CEDS
- PESI Inc.
- 7/12/2019 - Available Now for Pre-Order
- CE Available:
- Yes, See CE credit tab for complete continuing education details
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- Express a thorough understanding of childhood trauma, attachment, dissociation, and the researched, causal link to disordered eating.
- Utilize evidence-based, assessment tools and interventions for disordered eating, trauma, and dissociation, as well as spouses/partners and families/caregivers.
- Examine the history of eating disorder treatment, disordered eating in the United States, and the socio-political/cultural factors involved in disordered eating.
- Identify how to diagnose and treat non-DSM-5® disordered eating.
- Evaluate personal behaviors or counter-transference that could be impeding treatment efficacy.
- Apply case studies and conceptualization for incorporating body-positive terminology, awareness and intervention.
Prepare Yourself for Every Stage of the Therapy Process
Implement Comprehensive Clinical Assessments
- Intake Strategies for Successful Therapeutic Intervention
- Looking beyond anorexia, bulimia and bingeing
- Conclusive questions for improving your client intake
- Red flags of disordered eating
- Address common issues that may not be in DSM-5®: Orthorexia, compulsive overeating, diabulimia
- Digging for the roots: is the disordered behavior a result of previous trauma?
Techniques and Interventions to Transform Your Therapy
- How to choose the right assessment for your client
- Specific assessments for the spectrum of disordered eating and trauma
- Additional tools for depression, trauma, or other comorbid conditions
- How and when to use assessments for tracking progress
- Frequency considerations – get what you need without client burnout
- Collaboration within the treatment team
Put It All into Action: Considerations for Implementation Into Your Practice
- Non-diet paradigm to transform your client’s relationship with food
- Health at Every Size (HAES)
- Intuitive eating
- Respect, love and nurturance for self
- Reframing your approach as the clinician
- Trauma-informed tactics for each stage of counseling
- Trauma Specific Evaluation of Intake Procedure: what NOT to say/do
- Process and treat trauma and dissociation
- Determine the appropriate order of interventions
- Avoid re-traumatization
- Therapeutic techniques that assist in stabilization
- IFS Mapping: Address the various mindsets of each patient
- Attachment focused work: Self and others
- Art and sand tray interventions, journaling/logging
- Therapeutic approaches for stabilization
- Evaluate the Window of Tolerance
- Incorporation of Polyvagal Theory to increase client stability
- Prevent overwhelming trauma symptoms
- Overcome common blocks in therapy
- Systemic vs. individual: When to include family/partners
- Self of the therapist exercise: Countertransference, bias
- Case discussions and video demonstrations
- Effective documentation for ongoing treatment
- Risks and limitations
LORI KUCHARSKI, MA, LMFT, LPC, CEDS
Lori Kucharski, MA, LMFT, LPC, CEDS, has practiced therapy since 2004 in a variety of settings: private clinical practice, supervision, training/consultation, and teaching graduate courses. She is currently completing her Ph.D. dissertation on trauma-informed education. She is a clinical member and Approved Supervisor for the AAMFT and a Certified Therapist, Approved Consultant, and Training Provider through EMDRIA. As the regional coordinator for the regional EMDRIA and Trauma Recovery Networks, she specializes in complex trauma, disordered eating, and attachment. She has presented and trained on disordered eating and trauma since 2011 and advocates for body positivity, holistic wellness in trauma recovery, and disordered eating awareness.
Financial: Lori Kucharski maintains a private practice. She receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.
Non-financial: Lori Kucharski is a member and Consultant/Trainer for EMDRIA/TRN/HAP. She does not receive compensation.
Continuing Education Credits
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