12 expert webinars and interviews about eating disorder treatment and recovery – covering all eating disorders diagnoses including binge eating disorder, anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, and unspecified eating disorders.
Over 7 hours of video content providing information that would otherwise cost thousands to pay for individually- all for just $99
Q & A SESSIONS
Q & A sessions in our closed Facebook group with the speakers so you can ask your burning questions
THE HELPING HANDS E-BOOK
The Helping Hands E-book: full of over 30 pages of checklists, tools and resources.
4 DAYS OF WEBINARS
4 days of webinars, spread over two weekends. All webinars are recorded so you don’t have to watch live. All videos are accessible to you when you’re ready to listen. Watch as many times as you want.
POWER ADVICE FOR HEALING AND RECOVERY
Powerful advice for healing and recovery that you won’t find collected in one place, anywhere else. The Helping Hands Summit is the first-of-it’s-kind, online event, designed for caregivers by people who have lived through recovery caregiving.
OPEN TO EVERYONE
Your loved one may not have an eating disorder diagnosis at this point but you know they’re struggling and you need help to support them in recovering their health.
INFORMATION COVERED WILL INCLUDE:
What door have you just walked through? Gain insight into what may be the most perplexing of all disorders/diseases. Learn to understand what a person with an eating disorder is experiencing, so you can fine tune your caregiver skills.
LEARN HOW TO TALK TO YOUR DOCTOR
Learn how to talk to your doctors so you get the most from their medical education. Learn about the common errors made by primary care providers and doctors, and how you can make sure these are not happening to you. Gain the education necessary to be able to advocate for your loved one. Understand the most common medical questions in eating disorders care and know what answers are the best. Gain skills needed to know when to go to an emergency department and how to manage that experience. Two leading eating disorder doctors, Jennifer Gaudiani MD, CEDS, FAED and Suzanne Dooley-Hash, MD will guide you through all this information and give you skills you will need.
LEARN HOW A CAREGIVER CAN BE SUPPORTIVE
What is the “ED voice” and how does a caregiver support the person, while not colluding with the eating disorder? Learn how to “talk” to the eating disorder in order to dis-arm it.
GAIN THE SKILLS TO BE ABLE TO DETECT IF THE THERAPY IS EFFECTIVE
Learn how to vet providers of mental health services. Gain an overview of different therapeutic approaches by experienced eating disorder therapists, including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Family Based Treatment (FBT) and combination therapies. How can you know how to pick the right eating disorder therapist? What are signs you need to try FBT or find someone else?
REAL LIFE STRATEGIES
Real life strategies and must-know tips from two recovery advocates who have lived experiences – applicable to both young/adolescent patients as well as adults.
GAIN KNOWLEDGE AND UNDERSTANDING
Gain knowledge so you understand the goals and strategies of nutrition therapy and why it is so vital to full recovery. Learn what to ask an registered dietitian / nutritionist so you know you are getting the most effective approach. Hear from two eating disorder registered dietitians who will explain what you can do at home to re-feed and support your loved-one’s eating. Learn important nutrition basics along the recovery process and an overview of different feeding approaches based on level of care in eating disorder treatment, how to know if your patient is getting enough, and actual meal time strategies for you to empower your love one and dis-empower the eating disorder at the dinner table.
LEARN HOW THESE DISORDERS CAN INFLUENCE A RELATIONSHIP
Learn about the role of non traditional support people, such as a partner or spouse, especially if you are the support for an adult person. Hearn another person’s experience about what it took to support a loved adult, how these disorders can influence a relationship.