HEDS 2020 Community Conference

Home Schedule Registration Venue/Hotel Information Speakers About HEDS Info for Sponsors Continuing Education Welcome Community! The 2020 Houston Eating Disorders Specialists (HEDS) Community Conference brings together those recovering from an eating disorder, those supporting a loved one with an eating disorder, and professionals exposed to the effects of eating disorders. The conference will be held […]

***CANCELLED*** FBT: Making Parents Part of the Multidisciplinary Team for ED Recovery

Join us for dinner at Ouisie's Table when we discuss FBT: Making Parents Part of the Multidisciplinary Team for ED Recovery. Family Based Treatment (FBT) has the most scientific evidence of any treatment approach for generating lasting recovery in patients with eating disorders. Dr. Terry Fassihi and Jill Sechi, RDLD have worked together for many […]

FBT: Making Parents Part of the Multidisciplinary Team for ED Recovery

Family Based Treatment (FBT) has the most scientific evidence of any treatment approach for generating lasting recovery in patients with eating disorders.  Dr. Terry Fassihi and Jill Sechi, RDLD have worked together for many years as a treatment team specializing in using FBT to help parents develop skills to provide nutrition rehabilitation to their children.  […]

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 […]