Speakers will include Christina Wood Baker, Ph.D., a behavioral health specialist, who will discuss, “The Basics of BED for Clinicians: What Is It and How Do I Assess and Treat It?” beginning at 9 a.m. Kelly Stellato, MS, RD, LDN, a registered dietician and licensed nutritionist at Walden, who will discuss, “Binge-Eating Disorder: Nutrition Therapy,” beginning at 11 a.m.
Binge-eating disorder is the most common eating disorder, affecting approximately two million Americans, according to the National Institute of Mental Health. The Institute found that one in five young women report that they have had binge-eating problems, while men account for about 40% of binge-eating disorder cases.
The program is free or $25 for those seeking continuing education credits (CEUs). Those who wish to register can do so online at www.waldenbehavioralcare.com or by contacting Jennifer Cedor at 781-647-2915 or email@example.com. The deadline for registration is Monday, Jan. 30, 2012.
About Walden Behavioral Care
Walden Behavioral Care, LLC of Waltham, Massachusetts is the only facility in New England that provides acute in-patient, residential, partial hospitalization and intensive outpatient care for patients with eating disorders. By treating mental and physical conditions concurrently, Walden helps achieve lasting results for those who seek a meaningful recovery. Walden has a satellite clinic in Northampton, Mass. and a special program in Dedham, Mass. for treating binge eating and night eating. Additional information is available on Walden’s Web site at www.waldenbehavioralcare.com.
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