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Continuing Education

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

Date: 9:00am PDT May 31 Location: Graduate Campus, York Graduate Center, Room 116

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

Graduate Campus, York Graduate Center, Room 116

This course is an overview of nutrition and therapy as they pertain 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 principles of intuitive and mindful eating, and of feeding the healthy family.

Students will examine their own relationships with food and body image as well as strategies for personal wellness. This course will also cover ways to treat body image disorders, including 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 31, June 7, 21, and 28, 2014

Time: 9 a.m.-5:30 p.m.

Instructor: Kirsten McAteer, LPC, CDAC I, NCC

Degree-applicable credit: MHCA 577, 2 semester hours, TBD

  • 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

Register for continuing education credit (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 Clinical Director of the Eating Disorder Center of Portland, a Monte Nido Affiliate and Partial Hospitalization Program (PHP) for the treatment of eating disorders. 

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