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. He is the Assistant Administrator and Clinical Staff of the Krevoy Institute and provides treatment for individuals and groups suffering from eating disorder symptomatology. He is also the co-facilitator of intensive group therapy for eating disorder individuals at the Krevoy Institute.

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