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Christian-Based Treatment of Eating Disorders: Reconciling Self, Life and God

Start Date:
Friday, 14 October, 2016
End Date:
Friday, 14 October, 2016 12:30pm
Psychiatry, Pediatrics, Internal Medicine, Family Practice, Health & Nutrition

This seminar will explore the general characteristics of eating disorders and the social/cultural influences that impact the development and maintenance of eating disorders. Attendees will develop strategies for effectively using scripture, prayer and meditation in the treatment of eating disorders. This presentation will expand on awareness of methods for instilling hope in individuals with eating disorders. Participants will also be able to integrate experiential exercises into their professional practices and examine why finding true worth and letting go of cultural expectations are valuable for a client's recovery.


Lakewood Country Club - 1912 Abrams Road,

Organizer Details

Conference organized by The Renfrew Center

The Renfrew Center has been a pioneer in the treatment of eating disorders since 1985. As the nation's first residential eating disorder facility, now with 13 locations throughout the country, Renfrew has helped more than 65,000 women with eating disorders and other behavioral health issues.Renfrew provides women suffering from anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, binge eating disorder, eating disorder not otherwise specified (EDNOS) and related mental health problems, with the tools they need to succeed -- in recovery and in life. Offering a warm, nurturing environment, Renfrew emphasizes a respect for the unique psychology of women, the importance of a collaborative therapeutic relationship and the belief that every woman needs to actively participate in her own growth and recovery.

475 Spring Lane, Philadlephia, PA, 19128

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