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Webinar: New Developments in Understanding and Treating Eating Disorders

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This 60 minute training will focus on an overview of the various forms that an eating disorder can take, and simple and effective screening strategies. Additionally, the multifactorial nature of developing an eating disorder as well as common myths and misconceptions still associated with those having eating disorders will be reviewed.


At the conclusion of this webinar, participants will be able to:

  1. Identify truth and myth about the causes of an eating disorder based on new scientific developments in brain imaging.
  2. Describe the various forms that eating disorders can take including atypical, ARFID and Orthorexia Nervosa
  3. Identify unique challenges of working with this population such as dealing with ambivalence

Dr. Buchanan


Linda Buchanan, Ph.D.
Senior Director of Clinical Services
Walden Behavioral Care


Dr. Linda Buchanan founded Atlanta Center for Eating Disorders in 1993 which was acquired by Walden Behavioral Care in 2017. She is now Senior Director of Clinical Services with Walden. Dr. Buchanan received her Ph.D. from GSU and has published a book titled A Clinician’s Guide to Dealing with Pathological Ambivalence. She serves as a peer reviewer of American Psychological Association Journals for Practice Innovations and was a reviewer for the APA guidelines for the treatment eating disorders. Dr. Buchanan has published two chapters on her model of treatment and four research articles on the treatment of eating disorders.


Special Thanks To:
Walden Behavioral Care



May 22, 2019
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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