An Overview of Binge Eating Disorder & Treatment

Today's episode is all about Binge Eating Disorder. Brandi Stalzer of the Eating Recovery Center gives us an overview of the guidelines, helps us understand treatment options and shares a variety of evidence based approaches to treating eating disorders.

Brandi Stalzer, LIMHP, LPC is the Clinical Manager for Eating Recovery Center, The Carolinas. Her role focuses on providing clinical direction to staff on cases and the milieu for partial hospitalization and intensive outpatient levels of care.  Prior to working at ERC, she has worked in the eating disorder field in Omaha, NE in a variety of aspects including direct care, therapy, and supervision. She carried on the mission of advocating for those struggling with eating disorders in her volunteer life by serving as the Website Chair for the Nebraska Eating Disorder Network, and she currently works with college-aged women on body image initiatives.

She is knowledgeable in a variety of evidenced based approaches including Enhanced Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, and Dialectical Behavior Therapy.

We cover 4 main learning objectives in this episode --

Listeners will be able to:

  1. Differentiate in the levels of care and the APA guidelines established for Eating Disorders.
  2. Summarize the criteria for Binge Eating Disorder.
  3. Identify evidence based treatment options for Eating Disorders.
  4. Identify how Avoidant Restrictive Food Intake Disorder falls into the level of care guidelines.

Brandi and I originally connected at the Low Country Mental Health Conference in Charleston, SC. Learn about the conference here

We hope you enjoy this episode!

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Episode 2, An Overview of Eating Disorders and Treatment AND Episode 3, Using Meditation and Ayurvedic Life Coaching as Tools in Your practice.

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