Back by Popular Demand: The Saturday Series 2

Back by Popular Demand: The Saturday Series 2

The Saturday Series Dates:   September: 16, 23; October: 7, 14, 21, 28; November:  4Dates:   September: 16, 23; October: 7, 14, 21, 28; November:  4 Time: 10:00 am to 1:00 pm CE Credits: 3.0 / class or    21.0/series  (all 7 classes) Cost: $50 / class.  Enroll in any or all courses. Discounts for groups. Enroll at The Krevoy Institute – 310-550-1776 or www.drkrevoy.com Address: 9454 Wilshire Blvd., Penthouse, Beverly Hills, 90212 Saturday, September 16, 2017 Helping Overweight Children & Teens Instructor: Shani Mara Breiter, RDN Learn the basic principles & detailed…Read more
Neurobiology of Eating Symptomatology

Neurobiology of Eating Symptomatology

Instructor: Terry Simpson, Psy.D. Saturday, July 1, 2017 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. CE Credits 3.0 Fee: $100 Eating disorders affect the whole body but neurological research is uncovering important areas for clinicians consider when working with individuals suffering from anorexia, bulimia, orthorexia, and other forms of weight regulation.  This course will review and highlight important findings in neurology to conceptualize links for ED behaviors with their neural landmarks and increase awareness about how these defenses work to repress deeply held, often uncomfortable or unsafe, feeling states.Read more
Treating Eating Disordered Patients with Personality Disorders

Treating Eating Disordered Patients with Personality Disorders

Instructor: Lynda Chassler, L.C.S.W., Ph.D. Saturday, June 24, 2017 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. CE Credits 3.0 Fee: $100 Anorexia Nervosa and Bulimia Nervosa are complex illnesses and the assumed causes have been addressed from different theoretical perspectives. This seminar will explore the range of developmental failures that lead to the underlying personality disorders of the eating-disordered patient. We will address the divergent theoretical perspectives of Object Relations, Self-Psychology, Attachment, and the Relational Model to better explain the root causes of these early developmental failures. The role of transference/ counter-transference in the clinical…Read more
Developmental Traumas and Origins of Eating Disorders

Developmental Traumas and Origins of Eating Disorders

Instructor: Baila Drucker, MSW Saturday, June 17, 2017 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. CE Credits 3.0 Fee: $100 Trauma can activate survival-oriented behaviors that lead to the development of eating disorders. This seminar will explain the impact of trauma on the physiological, neurological, relational, affective and information processing systems.   We will utilize a trauma perspective in predicting eating disorder pathology, in identifying the difference between real danger and perceived threat, and in acquiring tools to help clients achieve a sense of safety.Read more
What causes some people to develop eating disorders?

What causes some people to develop eating disorders?

What causes some people to develop eating disorders? Instructor: Sacha Bollas, Psy.D. Saturday, June 10, 2017 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. CE Credits 3.0 Fee: $100 This seminar will primarily focus on the antecedents of eating disorders. We will begin by examining the various aspects of infantile life that become significant factors in predetermining the self towards eating disorders. In particular we will examine issues of attachment, envy, and failures of infant care. The bulk of our focus will be on adolescence—the passage from childhood to adulthood—when we will see how the earlier…Read more
Assistance for Caregivers of Eating Disorders (ACED)

Assistance for Caregivers of Eating Disorders (ACED)

This is a supportive group built to assist caregivers on their journey with eating disorders of loved ones and provide information, education, and community. Too often eating issues – anorexia, bulimia, binging, orthorexia, body dysmorphia – can leave parents and caregivers with more questions than answers. Additionally, you may be fearful that in an attempt to help, you may be hurting your child. It’s complicated. We are here to help. Please join Dr. Terry Simpson and Gabriela Pastor, LMFT, in a special group setting to get the assistance you need and information that…Read more
Never Hungry, Never Full

Never Hungry, Never Full

Learn how to navigate eating challenges that undermine your success, develop a new relationship with food, and learn how to incorporate healthy eating into your life without feeling deprived and without a diet. Join Registered Dietitian Nutritionist Shani Mara Breiter in a special 4 week education series and see how nutrition can work for you. Dates:             Tuesdays: June 6, 13, 20, 27 Time:              7:00 - 8:30 p.m. CE:             Credits 6.0 Place:              The Krevoy Institute 9454 Wilshire Blvd. , Penthouse, Beverly Hills Cost:   $300 for full series Space limited to 15…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