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Wake Up Weight Watchers – A Message From EDCare

Wake Up Weight Watchers - A Message From EDCare _ Why you shouldn’t encourage your kids to diet Would you rather see your kids spend the summer counting calories or out enjoying their time with friends, going on adventures, and developing their authentic sense of self? In February, Weight Watchers [...]

2018-02-16T20:25:12+00:00

Utilization Management 101

Utilization Management 101 What is Utilization Management and Why Does it Matter? While definitions may vary, the purpose and overall need for Utilization Management (UM), also known as Utilization Review (UR), remain the same. This process looks at the medical reason(s) for needing treatment and whether or not the care provided is effective and [...]

2018-02-06T22:15:31+00:00

Walk for Eating Disorder Awareness. Save a Life.

Walk for Eating Disorder Awareness. Save a Life. Can you envision a world without eating disorders? The National Eating Disorder Association (NEDA) actively pursues this vision by supporting individuals and families affected by eating disorders and serving as a catalyst for prevention, cures and access to quality care. To help raise funds and awareness, [...]

2017-09-04T01:55:11+00:00

The Psychology of Eating Disorders and the Athlete Identity

The Psychology of Eating Disorders and the Athlete Identity Roaring Fork Mental Health Professionals Meeting EDCare strives to raise awareness about the growing impact eating disorders have on athletes and performers not only from a psychological perspective, but nutritional as well. On June 21, 2017, EDCare had the opportunity to join our partner, Aspen Strong, [...]

2018-02-06T22:46:14+00:00

2017 International Conference on Eating Disorders

2017 International Conference on Eating Disorders This month, EDCare had the privilege of attending the 2017 International Conference on Eating Disorders (ICED) in Prague, Czech Republic. This annual conference, presented by the Academy for Eating Disorders, is recognized as the premier annual conference for the International Eating Disorder Community. Attendees from around the world came [...]

2018-02-20T19:25:18+00:00

Countertransference and the Eating Disorder Therapist: How’s the Therapist Doing?

Countertransference and the Eating Disorder Therapist: How’s the Therapist Doing? Whether you are a therapist for an eating disorder program or a therapist who sees a single patient with anorexia nervosa, it is important to recognize and be knowledgeable about the complexities and power of countertransference in the treatment of eating disorders. Treatment often [...]

2017-07-25T06:38:34+00:00

Applying Genetic Data and the Temperament Character Inventory to Treatment

Applying Genetic Data and the Temperament Character Inventory to Treatment By Dr. Tamara Pryor The integration and utilization of the biological basis of eating disorders and the Temperament Character Inventory (TCI) have become important parts of treatment at EDCare. On admission, each patient takes a computerized version of the TCI that is scored and [...]

2017-07-25T06:36:46+00:00

Beating the Binge: How to Help Fight Binge Eating Disorders

Beating the Binge: How to Help Fight Binge Eating Disorders Binge eating disorder—a condition in which people repeatedly eat huge amounts of food (often high-calorie sweets and/or fatty snacks) in a couple of hours or less—affects nearly 10 million American adults. Unlike other common eating disorders, such as anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa, individuals [...]

2017-07-25T06:25:25+00:00

Addressing mental health in sport: knowing what to pay attention to and how to have uncomfortable conversations

Addressing mental health in sport: knowing what to pay attention to and how to have uncomfortable conversations The time has come when it is imperative that coaches, trainers, and all members of an athlete's entourage, recognize their roles in addressing and preventing mental health issues in their athletes. Sport provides a number of decidedly [...]

2017-07-25T06:22:40+00:00