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Continuing Education

Treatment Modalities for Eating Disorders

Date: 9:00am PDT January 11 PST Location: Graduate Campus, Corbett Annex

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

Graduate Campus, Corbett Annex

This course presents a research-based study of the psychodynamics of eating disorders and an overview of successful treatment approaches. 

The focus will include diagnosis, assessment, and intervention of treatment and will provide students with the opportunity to participate in experiential strategies. 

This course is the second in our Eating Disorder Certificate Program sequence.

Course Details & Registration

Dates: Four Saturdays: January 11, 18, February 15, 22, 2014

Time: 9 a.m.-5:30 p.m.

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

Degree-applicable credit: CPSY 575, 2 semester hours, $1,608

If you are a current Lewis & Clark graduate student, please register through WebAdvisor.

Continuing education credit: CECP 830, 2 semester hours, $700

Required texts: Treatment Of Eating Disorders, Grilo; and Treatment Of Eating Disorders, Maine. Cognitive Behavior Therapy and Eating Disorders, Fairburn. Available for purchase online at the Lewis & Clark bookstore.

To register for continuing education credit please click here to view program application requirements and application form.

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 Clinical Director of the Eating Disorder Center of Portland, a Monte Nido Affiliate and partial hospitalization program for the treatment of eating disorders, and is on the board of the Columbia River Eating Disorder Network.  Prior to her current position, Kirsten was a DBT therapist at Portland DBT for several years where she most recently managed the Path to Mindful Eating Program. She also was on the training team at Portland DBT and gave regular trainings for professionals on DBT, DBT and the treatment of eating disorders and trauma. In addition to specializing in DBT for the treatment of eating disorders, personality disorders, mood and anxiety disorders and co-occurring substance abuse disorders, Kirsten has completed Level 1 and Level 2 Sensorimotor Psychotherapy training for the treatment of trauma, attachment and developmental issues.  

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