This workshop will explore the multidimensional nature of eating disorders. The development and continuum as well as the functions and the purpose of eating disorders will be addressed. We will go over changes in the DSM 5, especially with regards to Binge Eating Disorder. Effective treatment options will be outlined ranging from integrating trained nutritionists and therapists into the recovery plan to out patient, group, intensive outpatient, day treatment, residential and partial and full hospitalization.
Presented by: Sondra Kronberg, MS, RD, CEDRD is a certified eating disorders specialist and clinical nutritionist with 30 years of experience as a recognized leader in the field of nutrition, wellness and eating disorders. She is the Founder and Executive Director of Eating Disorder Treatment Collaborative, Eating Wellness Programs and F.E.E.D. IOP, Connect and Concierge Treatment Programs of New York. Sondra specializes in the treatment and training of the collaborative approach to eating wellness. She is the author of the Comprehensive Learning/Teaching Handout Series and contributing author to the ADA Clinical Guide to Counseling and Treatment of Eating Disorders. Sondra received the IAEDP 2010 Certified Specialist Award, the NEDA 2004 Excellence in Treatment Award and the 2002 Sports Cardiovascular and Wellness Nutritionists Excellence in Practice Award. She is a founding member of the National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA) and currently a media spokesperson for NEDA. Sondra trains professionals, is a national workshop leader, author, speaker, and spokesperson who appears regularly on television including PBS, Good Morning America, ABC, CBS, Fox 5, Dr. Oz, 20/20, and Anderson Cooper.