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Professional Development: Understanding and Using ACT in the Treatment of Eating Disorders

Kenan Auditorium

Mon Jan 20th, 2014

09:00 a.m. - 03:30 p.m.


On Monday, January 20, 2014, join William Peace University and Eating Recovery Center for an educational, Winter Workshop offering four CE credit hours and an opportunity to network with fellow eating disorders treatment colleagues. The presentation will explore the use of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) in the treatment of eating disorders and will be led by experienced professionals, Emmett Bishop, MD, FAED, CEDS and Bonnie Brennan, MA, LPC. The workshop is appropriate for professionals of any discipline, and the presentation will describe the integration of ACT across a multi-disciplinary approach. 

Admission is $25 per person and is due on or before January 20. Payment by cash or check may be mailed to: Nicole Davis, 15 East Peace Street, Raleigh, NC 27604. To register, click here.

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9 a.m. - 10 a.m.
Registration in Main Lobby
Continental Breakfast in Main Parlor  

10 a.m. - Noon
“Treating Eating Disorders with Acceptance and Values Based Approaches”
Emmett Bishop, MD, FAED, CEDS
Eating Recovery Center Medical Director of Outpatient Services and Program Development

Noon - 1 p.m.
Catered lunch in the Belk Dining Hall, WPU campus

1 p.m. - 3 p.m.
“Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) Applications for Clinicians: Understanding the Function”
Bonnie Brennan, MA, LPC, CEDS
Eating Recovery Center Clinical Director of the Adult Partial Hospitalization Program

3 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Question & Answer, Closing Comments and Continuing Education Paperwork