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.

Free

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!

2022 HEDS Conference: Navigating Recovery in a New World – SOLD OUT

Station 3 1919 Houston Ave, Houston, Texas

Refresh. Reconnect. Rebuild. The 2022 conference will be held in-person at Station Three at 1919 Houston Ave., Houston, Texas 77007. Thanks for your interest in the 2022 HEDS Community Conference. Unfortunately, we have completely sold out this event. Because we are at capacity for our venue, we won't be able to offer day-of registrations either.

Treating Eating Disorders with Families, Virtually

Sixty Vines 2540 University Blvd, Houston, Texas

Presented by: Amber Schlitter, LCSW,  Camilla Blandon, RD LDN and Lainy Clark, LPC from Equip Health Overview: Participants will learn how telehealth can be used to solve issues relating to access to Family-Based Treatment (FBT), understand who can benefit from FBT, and learn how adding lived experience to FBT can improve patient outcomes Dinner will be hosted by […]

Affirming Care for Trans and Gender Diverse Folx with Eating Disorders – CANCELLED

Sesh Workspace 2808 Caroline Street, Houston, Texas

***We’re sorry to let you know that tomorrow’s HEDS Membership meeting has been canceled. Our speaker had a family emergency and is unable to attend. We will try to reschedule for a latter date. Please reach out if you have any questions.*** Presented by: Steven Ricondo, MD, FAAP from Texas Children's Hospital Overview: About Dr. Ricondo:As […]

Eating Disorders and College Students:  Assessment, Diagnosis, and Treatment Planning using a Short-Term Treatment Model on Campus

Brio Italian Grille

Please save the date for our October HEDS Membership meeting October 11, 20226:30-8:00pmBrio Italian GrilleCenter City12808 Queensbury LaneHouston, TX. 77024 Laura McLain, PsyD, BC-TMH, site director at The Renfrew Center of Georgia will present a talk: Eating Disorders and College Students:  Assessment, Diagnosis, and Treatment Planning using a Short-Term Treatment Model on Campus   Dinner will be sponsored […]

Eating Disorders and College Students:  Assessment, Diagnosis, and Treatment Planning using a Short-Term Treatment Model on Campus

Originally scheduled for our October HEDS Membership meeting, Dr. Laura McLain, PsyD, BC-TMH, site director at The Renfrew Center of Georgia will present a talk on Eating Disorders and College Students: Assessment, Diagnosis, and Treatment Planning using a Short-Term Treatment Model on Campus. Dr. McLain will be presenting her talk virtually (live) on November 15, 2022 […]