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
Separation Issues and Eating Disorders

Separation Issues and Eating Disorders

Saturday, March 17, 2018 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. 3 CEs This seminar will focus on how attachment and separation issues from infancy can lead to the later development of an eating disorder. By looking at attachment and separation patterns as they manifest in the treatment of eating disordered patients we can observe how the therapeutic relationship itself becomes a window into the attachment style of the patient. It is often around weekends and holidays, especially, that we can observe how early childhood patterns of attachment and separation, manifest in an eating disordered…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
Developmental Traumas and Eating Disorders

Developmental Traumas and Eating Disorders

Saturday, April 21, 2018 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. 3 CEs Increasingly, the mental health community is recognizing the traumagenic nature of pathology. This course will educate you about the developmental etiology of eating disorders and train you to be trauma-informed in your practice with eating disordered clients. Clinical examples will be used to illustrate these principles of treatment and trauma specific interventions. INSTRUCTOR: Baila Drucker, LCSW Baila Drucker is a licensed clinical social worker, doctoral candidate and proud Trojan. She is on the clinical management team at Beit T'Shuvah, a residential drug…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