Back by Popular Demand: The Saturday Series 2

Back by Popular Demand: The Saturday Series 2

The Saturday Series Dates: March 17, 24; April 7, 14, 21 Time: 10:00 am to 1:00 pm CE Credits: 3.0 / class or 15.0/series (all 5 classes) Cost: $100/course.  Series discounts: $400 for the entire series (all 5 courses). $240 for 3 courses. Enroll in any or all courses. Enroll at The Krevoy Institute – 310-550-1776 or www.drkrevoy.com Address: 9454 Wilshire Blvd., Penthouse, Beverly Hills, 90212 Saturday, March 17, 2018 Separation Issues and Eating Disorders Instructor: Sacha Bollas, Psy.D This seminar will look at how attachment and separation issues can lead to the…Read more
The Brain-Gut Axis and Eating Disorders

The Brain-Gut Axis and Eating Disorders

Saturday, March 24, 2018 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. 3 CEs This seminar will review basic neurobiology and how the brain-gut connection relates to eating disorders. Recent advances in neuroscience have contributed to a more in-depth understanding of how the gastrointestinal tract and brain, neurotransmitters and circuitry in particular, work in relation to eating disorder symptomatology. Implications for clinical treatment will be reviewed and discussed. INSTRUCTOR: Terry Simpson, Psy.D. Dr. Terry Simpson is a licensed psychologist providing clinical treatment for individuals, couples, families, and groups suffering from anxiety symptomatology, depression, and eating disorders.…Read more
Treating Eating Disordered Patients with Personality Disorders

Treating Eating Disordered Patients with Personality Disorders

Saturday, April 7, 2018 10:00 a.m. -1:00 p.m. 3 CEs Divergent theories of Object Relations, Self-Psychology, Attachment, and the Relational Model are presented to explain the root causes of early developmental failures that lead to the personality disorders of anorectics & bulimics. Special treatment consideration is given to (1) establishing the therapeutic frame, (2) maintaining boundaries, (3) resolving the unthinkable primitive agonies, and (4) managing transference and countertransference. Students are encouraged to discuss their treatment concerns and the instructor will integrate these essential ideas with clinical material. INSTRUCTOR: Lynda Chassler, LCSW, Ph.D. Lynda…Read more
Yoga and Meditation for Eating Disorders

Yoga and Meditation for Eating Disorders

Saturday, April 14, 2018 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. 3 CEs This seminar explores how yoga philosophy and meditation are utilized to overcome eating disorder symptoms. There will be a review of the foundations of yoga, with an emphasis on practical applications of mantras, breathing techniques, poses, and guided meditation. Learn how yoga calms the restlessness of the mind to restore a conscious connection with our mind, body, heart, and spirit. INSTRUCTOR: Margaret Buckley, E-RYT 500 Margaret Buckley, E-RYT 500, is a Los Angeles based yoga instructor. She teaches highly sought-after group classes,…Read more
Online Educational Tool for Parents/ Caregivers of a Youth with an Eating Disorder

Online Educational Tool for Parents/ Caregivers of a Youth with an Eating Disorder

Do you think your child might have an Eating Disorder? Do you want to learn about eating disorders and how you can help your child? Purpose of the research: To understand if the online educational tool (www.canped.ca) is helpful to parents/caregivers of a child who may have an eating disorder. Who can participate: Parents or caregivers of a youth (9-18 years old) who may have an eating disorder. Topics covered include: What is an eating disorder? Medical risks of eating disorders Understanding eating disorders Essential components of treating pediatric eating disorders Supporting a…Read more
Eating Disorders Support Group

Eating Disorders Support Group

8 week support group beginning on January 14th, 6:00 - 7:30 p.m. This weekly group provides a safe place to discuss the issues of disordered eating. The group process offers a rich opportunity to learn how others deal with the same challenges and to learn coping skills that might help you with your day-to-day struggle. Co-led by Terry Simpson, PsyD and Gabriela Pastor, MA, the group will meet at the Krevoy Institute for $50 per session. Please call Gabriela at 832-366-4965 if you would like to attend. For more information please call (310)…Read more
LAISPS + The Krevoy Institute Present: “Pathways to Recovery”

LAISPS + The Krevoy Institute Present: “Pathways to Recovery”

Hi clinicians, nurses, doctors -- this is a wonderful program that will train you in both conceptualizing and treating the eating disordered population. Please share with your friends and colleagues. The LAISPS one-year course in eating disorders explores the underlying issues and functions of anorexia, bulimia, and binge eating. The dilemma of making the unconscious conscious while attending to the often life-threatening symptoms that accompany eating disorders will be addressed. Each evening will consist of both theory and technique. Over the 30-week course, eating disorders will be conceptualized based on psychodynamic, biological, genetic,…Read more
Eating Disorders Support Group

Eating Disorders Support Group

You are not alone in your struggle. This weekly support group oprodives a safe place to explore and heal the issues of disordered eating. I nthe company of those who can relate to your struggle, you will have a chance to listen or talk freely, to learn how others deal with the same challenges, and to learn coping skills that might help you with your day-to-day struggle and the emotions that go with it. You don’t have to be alone in your pain. Let us give you the support that will help you…Read more
High Facebook Use Associated With Eating Disorders

High Facebook Use Associated With Eating Disorders

Recent research has pointed to a correlation between high Facebook usage and an increased risk for eating disorders. This research study appeared in the January 2014 issue of the International Journal of Eating Disorders. The study included 960 college women and found that Facebook use was associated with the maintenance of weight/shape concerns and anxiety compared to an alternate Internet activity. Read more about this research here. Specifically, this study suggests a connection between Facebook users who highly value “likes” on their photos to a risk for eating disorders. Photos are often a…Read more
Right There and Then I Decided It Was Time to Change

Right There and Then I Decided It Was Time to Change

The Susan B. Krevoy Eating Disorders Treatment Program occasionally features guest bloggers to share their stories and inspire our community. Today we’re proud to feature Valentina McGuff, an aspiring author and guest lecturer at Abertay University in Dundee, Scotland, who has successfully battled her own issues with eating. If you’d be interested in sharing your story, please contact us at info@drkrevoy.com.   My name is Valentina (Tina McGuff) and I live in the beautiful city of Dundee, Scotland. I can remember the exact moment I became anorexic. It was a comment made and…Read more