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Treating Trauma and Eating Disorders (In Person and Via Telementalhealth)

  • 13 Aug 2021
  • 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Online (Gotowebinar)
  • 405


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DescriptionMany individuals experience co-morbid Eating Disorders and Posttraumatic Stress Disorder. Counselors can utilize their understanding of an evidence-based approach to work with clients with this presentation, both in person and via telemental health. This webinar will provide an overview of Cognitive Processing Therapy and information on the application with two actual cases, to increase attendees’ knowledge of how to effectively work with clients with this clinical presentation.

CE Broker Tracking #: 20-808892

This event is sponsored by FMHCA, an NBCC-Approved Continuing Education Provider. FMHCA NBCC Provider# 2058. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified.  FMHCA is solely responsible for all aspects of the program. This course is approved by the Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy and Mental Health Counseling, LMHC, LMFT, LCSW – FMHCA CE Broker #: 50-748

Learning Objectives:

  1. Develop a basic understanding of the features of comorbidity among Posttraumatic Stress Disorder and Eating Disorders.
  2. Learn about an evidence-based treatment modality of Cognitive Processing Therapy to address this specific comorbid clinical condition.
  3. Understand the impact of comorbid treatment through the presentation of two case examples (one in person and one remote).

About the Presenter:

Elissa Chakoff is a doctoral candidate in the Counselor Education and Supervision program at Barry University. She is a Board Certified Telemental Health provider and has Cognitive Processing Therapy provider status. She is currently a Clinical Implementation Manager at Recovery Record. She has experience working with clients with eating disorders and trauma in higher levels of care as a primary therapist, clinical director and hiring manager. She has also spent years working with at-risk youth, families involved in the dependency system and with human trafficking victims. Elissa obtained Master's and Specialist degrees in Marriage and Family Therapy, as well as Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from the University of Florida. Elissa has a strong desire to inspire future counselors as an educator in a counselor education program upon graduation. 

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