Workshop C Concurrent Discussions/Activities
Implementing Innovative DBT-ED Programming at High levels of Care
Anita Federici, PhD, CPsych, FAED
Centre for Psychology and Emotion Regulation
- Modify intake procedures to increase commitment and streamline patients into separate care pathways.
- Describe how to run an innovative post-meal DBT skills practice session.
- Review "lessons learned" from other teams, clients, and caregivers to enhance the treatment of multi-diagnostic ED presentations.
Adaptation of Dialectical Behavior Therapy for a Pediatric Eating Disorders Partial Hospital Program
Lauren Salvatore, PsyD
Co-Authors: Marianna Ashurova, Northwell Health; Victor Fornari, Northwell Health; Sarah Maza, Northwell Health; Ida Dancyger, Northwell Health
- Review theoretical foundations for adapting DBT treatment for Eating Disorders in youth.
- Development and implementation of a DBT milieu in a PHP.
- Use of DBT treatment strategies to target eating disorder symptoms and other psychopathology in a PHP.
Positive Psychology Interventions for Eating Disorder Recovery: A Focus on Hope and Quality of Life
Eva Schoen, PhD
University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Adult Psychology
- Participants will be able to identify research and conceptual findings on positive psychology and positive emotions with patients with eating disorders.
- Participants will demonstrate an understanding of the application of positive psychology principles to eating disorder treatment and recovery.
- Participants will practice positive psychology exercises during the workshop.
Moving Forward in Recovery from an Eating Disorder and Post-traumatic Stress Disorder: An Evidence-Informed Trauma-Competent Psychoeducation Program that You Can Use Now
Kathryn Trottier, PhD
University Health Network; University of Toronto
- Describe PTSD, how PTSD symptoms are maintained (i.e., what keeps them going), and how people recover from trauma and PTSD.
- Describe trauma-competent eating disorder treatment principles.
- Use the workbook "Cognitive Behavioural Tools to Help You Move Forward in Your Recovery from Your Eating Disorder and Trauma" to guide the provision of trauma-competent eating disorder treatment.
Innovations in Exposure Therapy Techniques: How our Knowledge of Inhibitory Learning Theory Can Enhance Treatment Benefits
Glenn Waller, Professor, DPhil, MClinPsychol, FAED
Co-Authors: Carolyn Becker, Trinity University; Nicholas Farrall (Ph.D.), nOCD
- Describe key principles of ILT and how these principles apply to exposure therapy.
- Convey a rationale for ILT-informed exposure therapy to individuals and their family members.
- Integrate key principles of ILT into exposure activities that address various ED features, such as eating-related fear and avoidance, body image anxiety, and recurrent binge eating.