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!

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 […]