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PSYCHOTHERAPY IN THE TREATMENT OF EATING DISORDERS: THE IMPORTANCE OF MOTIVATION, PSYCHOEDUCATION, AND THE TREATMENT OF BODY IMAGE.

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1.0 clock hour Continuing Education Credits are provided as a recorded session if you pass the post-test following the course video content. The certificate of completion will be emailed to you within 10 minutes after passing the post-test.

Content Areas: Counseling Theory/Practice and the Counseling Relationship


Psychotherapy in the treatment of eating disorders: The importance of motivation, psychoeducation, and the treatment of body image.


Psychotherapy is one of the key several stages necessary for the process of treating eating disorders (ED) patients.

There are numerous skills required from clinicians in order for psychotherapy to be effective.

Regardless of the type of psychotherapy among those, significant skills are motivation and psychoeducation. In addition, among the specific cognitions for ED treatment, a crucial role plays the psychotherapy for body image.

1. To be effective, motivational enhancement must address the following themes. The patient needs to be enabled to:

• get a sense of their potential for change, by examining personal resources

• consider both the advantages and the disadvantages of their behaviors, both in

the short term and in the long term.

• reflect on where they are now, where they want to be in the future, and whether the difference can be addressed through the use of their current strategies.

2. For psychoeducation to be effective, it needs to be interwoven with the use of cognitive and

behavioral strategies that help the patient to establish the validity of the new information.

3. Modifying body image is a complex issue within eating disorders, so it is vital to formulate it carefully. Such difficulties are multifaceted, and treatment will depend on identifying the issues that are key for each and every individual patient we work with.




Objectives include:

• How address relationship between body image and ED

• How use the "miracle question" related to ED

• How to identify personal resources with your client

• How use psychoeducation that applies to your client Other Course Information: Partial credit/partial attendance is not allowed for this course.


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INSTRUCTOR INFORMATION

Elisaveta V. Pavlova, Ph.D., CEDS, MS, IE-Pro, EDIT-I

Certified Eating Disorder Specialist (CEDS) #3737, IAEDP

• More than 12 years of experience in working at individual psycho-educational counseling face-to-face, online therapy, counseling parents, and leading groups as a Counsellor for eating disorders (ED), and related fields.

• Trained in internet-delivered cognitive behavior therapy (iCBT) in clinical practice, which program is accredited by Accredited Professional Development or Continuing Professional Development (CPD).

• Have been working as a Counselling Psychologist in Canada, Europe, and Internationally, and possess extensive experience in online counseling for 7 Cups, Onlinetherapy.org, and Just Answer organizations.

• Partnering Clinician for THIS WAY UP (Australia) internet-delivered cognitive behavior therapy platform.

• Founder and President of the Association UNIKAL, which focuses on the prevention of ED, and UNIKAL Online Institute, for which I work as a Counseling Psychologist, Coordinating Trainer, and Lecturer.

• Professional partner of the Global Clinical Practice Network at World Health Organization (WHO), iaedp™ USA Institute of ED: Board Member, and member of the International Advisory Committee; International Chapter Chair, and Designated Educational Affiliate of iaedp™ (International Professional Association for ED Professionals) in Bulgaria (Europe).

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