This workshop will explore the relationship between trauma and compulsive and addictive eating, which can lead to obesity and other medical issues. Participants will discuss the role of excess food in the experience of trauma and the challenges and setbacks faced in recovery due to unresolved traumatic experiences. Therapeutic interventions will be discussed to help with dysfunctional eating patterns and heal trauma wounds.
018 | Unable to Stop: When Food Addiction and Trauma Collide
Rhona Epstein, Psy.D.
Approved For CE
Psychologists, Licensed Professional Counselors, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists, Licensed Clinical Social Workers, Pastors, Pastoral Counselors, Lay Counselors, and Coaches
Approved For CME/CEU
Medical Doctors, Osteopathic Doctors, Physicians Assistants, Midwives, Nurses and Nurse Practitioners
Describe the role of trauma in compulsive and addictive eating, which can lead to obesity and other medical issues
Develop sensitivity and assessment questions to identify underlying emotional pain associated with dysfunctional eating patterns
Develop skills for managing food recovery and trauma wounds