2019 HEDS Conference: Schedule

Inclusion in Recovery: Exploring the Margins of Eating Disorders

February 23, 2019 8:30 am – 5:30pm

HEDS 2019 Conference Schedule  

8:30-9:00am Registration/ Continental Breakfast -Magnolia  Room

9:00-9:15 Welcome/Announcements and Introduction for Keynote – Red Oak Ballroom

9:15-10:45 Keynote: Cultivating Body Appreciation in an Unjust World with Dr. Linda Bacon, PhD (1.5 CEUs) – Red Oak Ballroom


10:45-11:15 Break/Meet with Sponsors/Snack -Magnolia Room

11:15-12:30 Breakout 1 (1.25 CEUs)

Session 1: Breaking Free: The Treatment of Eating Disorders and Trauma with Rebecca Berman, LCSW-C, MLSP, CEDS -Elm Room

Session 2: Binge Eating Disorder: Using Body Trust to Heal Relationships with Food and Body and Creating Sustainable Recovery with Aaron Flores, RDN -Pecan Room

Session 3: How Social Stigma Impacts Eating Disorder Development in Marginalized Communities with Lesley Williams, MD, CEDS and Marisol Perez, PhD -Live Oak Room

12:30-12:45 Break/Sponsor Booths/Get Lunch -Magnolia Room

12:45-2:15 Lunch Keynote: Bringing Men to the Table: Research, Practice, and Real-World Experience from the Trenches with Andrew Walen, LCSW-C, LICSW, CEDS (1.5 CEUs) -Red Oak Ballroom

2:15-2:45 Break/Meet with Sponsors -Magnolia Room

2:45-4:00 Breakout 2 (1.25 CEUs)

Session 4: Athletes and Eating Disorders: Navigating Sport Culture Norms to Improve Assessment and Treatment. with Kate Bennett, PsyD – Elm Room

Session 5: Healing the Whole Family: Addressing Traumas Felt Around the Table with Amanda Mellowspring, MS, RD, CEDRD-S – Pecan Room

Session 6: Eating Disorders and Substance Abuse with Stephanie Setliff, MD, and Linda Lewaniak, LCSW, CAADC – Live Oak Room

4:00-4:15 Break/Meet with Sponsors/Afternoon Snack -Magnolia Room

4:15-5:30 Breakout 3 (1.25 CEUs)

Session 7: Grilled Chicken or the Egg White? Psychiatric Co-Morbidities and Eating Disorders with Cassidy Gillaspie, MD, and Melissa Cook, LPC-S – Elm Room

Session 8: Collegiate Recovery Communities: Inclusion of ED Support through Substance Use Recovery Communities with Emmy Lu Trammel, PhD, RD, LD and Diana Lorber, MEd, LCDC -Pecan Room

Session 9: It’s All the Shame to Me: Impact of Shame and Microaggressions on Eating Disorders in Marginalized Communities with Norman Kim, PhD  – Live Oak Room

A HUGE THANK YOU to our top sponsors:

Healer – $3,200

Center for Discovery

Eating Recovery Center

Supporter – $1,300

Timberline Knolls

Monte Nido

Rogers Memorial Hospital

Center for Change


Avalon Hills