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Continuing Education

Nutritional Principles and Treatment for Eating Disorders, Obesity, and Body Image Concerns

Date: 9:00am PDT May 18, 2013 - 5:30pm June 22, 2013 Location: Room 101

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    Kirsten McAteer, M.A., LPC, CADC I, NCC

Room 101

This course will cover an overview of nutrition principles and therapy as it pertains to eating disorders.  Students will learn principles of nutritional rehabilitation for underweight clients, structuring eating for clients with bulimia nervosa and binge eating disorder as well as principals of intuitive and mindful eating.

Students will also learn about feeding the healthy family and will examine their own relationships with food and body image and strategies for personal wellness. This course will also cover body image disturbances and ways to treat body image disorders, both body image disturbances stemming from eating disorders and body dysmorphic disorder.

This course is part of our Eating Disorders Certificate Program

Prerequisites: CPSY 572, CPSY 575

Course Details & Registration

Dates: Saturdays, May 18, June 1, 8, and 22, 2013

Time: 9 a.m.-5:30 p.m.

Instructor: Kirsten McAteer, LPC, CDAC I, NCC

Degree-applicable credit: CPSY 577, 2 semester hours, $1,608

  • If you are a current Lewis & Clark graduate student, please register through WebAdvisor. Non-Lewis & Clark students seeking degree-applicable credit, please complete the Special Student Registration form (PDF)

Continuing education credit: CECP 877, 2 semester hours, $700

Continuing education credit registration form (PDF)

About the Instructor

Kirsten McAteer, M.A. ‘05 received a Master’s in Counseling Psychology with a specialty in addictions from the Lewis & Clark Graduate School of Education and Counseling. She is currently the program manager of the Path to Mindful Eating Program at Portland Dialectical Behavioral Therapy Program. 

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