Picking The Right Path: Guidance In Choosing The Best Level Of Care For Your Eating Disorder Patients

Speakers: Rachel Wolfe, PHD and Elizabeth Victor Franklin, PHD Restrictive eating disorders present unique challenges to their treatment providers given the overlap in complex psychological symptoms and medical complications. This presentation is designed to assist therapists, counselors, and other behavioral health professionals in determining the best level of care for their clients’ needs. Special considerations for […]

Strategies for Treating ARFID: Discovering New Foods Together

Speaker: Leah L. Graves RDN, LDN, CEDRD-S, FAEDWhile symptoms of Avoidant Restrictive Food Intake Disorder (ARFID) frequently begin early in childhood, patients often present to eating disorders treatment during latency, adolescence and sometimes as young adults. The resulting gap between onset and specialty care results in significant medical and nutritional co-morbidity and risk. ARFID also […]

Developing a Healthy Relationship with Marketing

Speaker: Morgan Sinclair MS, RDN, LDJoin Morgan Sinclair MS, RDN, LD - founder of Morgan Sinclair Designs and member of the Houston eating disorder community - at the HEDS October Membership Meeting. She will be talking about all things branding and marketing for weight inclusive business owners. She will specifically be covering how to take away the […]

HEDS Holiday Party 2020

Join us for the 2020 Houston Eating Disorder Specialists Holiday Party on Tuesday, December 8, 2020 at 7pm. The party will be held via zoom. Don't Forget to Wear your Ugly Holiday Sweater​! Use the form below to register and to purchase raffle tickets. Each registrant will recieve an awesome gift box and a single […]

Getting “Inside Out and Outside In” the Relational Montage of an Eating Disorder

Presented by Jean Petrucelli, PhD 4.5 CME/CE/CEUs Conference will be held via Zoom. Login details will be sent after registration. Register Now Registration Fees HPS, HGPS, HEDS Members: $140 Non-members: $180 Students: $30 Co-sponsored by Houston Psychoanalytic Society, Houston Group Psychotherapy Society, and Houston Eating Disorder Specialists Much contemporary psychodynamic/psychoanalytic thinking focuses on how to […]

The Overlooked Mid-life Crises: Eating Disorders

Description: In 1980, the DSM-III debuted Eating Disorders under the rubric of disorders of infancy, childhood, or adolescence.  During that time, eating disorders were defined a disease experienced by white, middle to upper class young females.  Our understanding of these illnesses continues to expand and evolve. We now know that eating disorders are equal opportunity offenders […]

Brain and Shame: Clinician Tools to Rewire the Brain Trapped in a Binge Cycle

Presented by: Tammy Beasley, RDN, CEDRD-S, CSSD, LD Bio: As the Vice President of Clinical Nutrition Services, Tammy focuses on program development and staff training to provide consistency and excellence in nutrition programming at all Alsana programs. With over three decades of experience as a registered/licensed dietitian nutritionist, Tammy has served in multiple dimensions of care […]

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Book Club

This month's book club is taking a more clinical approach with the book "Treating Black Women with Eating Disorders: A Clinician's Guide" by Charlynn Small and Mazella Fuller. To register, send an email to Dru Rosales at [email protected] by June 15th.


Sensory Skills and Eating Disorders

This month’s Membership Meeting will feature Michelle Fee RD, LD and Kathy Gray LPC, LMFT, OTA speaking about Sensory Skills and Eating Disorders.

Neurobiology and Eating Disorders

Mike Gurr, Executive Director of The Meadows Ranch will be speaking about Neurobiology and Eating Disorders. Title Treating Eating Disorders using neurotherapy, biofeedback and the arousal model Description Eating disorders and trauma effect the neurobiology of onesbrain.  In this presentation you will see those effects and using the approach of neurotherapy and biofeedback can positively effect the brain’s neuroplasticity and help regulate […]

HEDS Holiday Party

Please join us at Saint Arnold’s Brewery, 2000 Lyons Ave, Houston 77020 for our 2021 Holiday Party on December 7, 2021 at 5:30. We’ll have tables reserved in the outdoor Beer Garden.  Light snacks will be provided by HEDS. Looking forward to getting together in person to celebrate the holidays!