The Fall 2013 Eating Disorders Treatment Techniques Intensive
A Trauma Model Therapy Approach to Eating Disorders
A Practical Hands-on Workshop providing illustrative experiential techniques and strategies through case examples.
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Dr. Ross will describe how Trauma Model Therapy techniques, a mixture of cognitive, systems, experiential and addiction treatment approaches, can be applied to eating disorders. Melissa Engle will explain the Spectrum of Emotions: a structured scheme for helping the person find a balanced emotional middle ground, and its applications to eating disorders.
Dr. Colin Ross is an internationally renowned clinician, researcher, author and lecturer in the field of dissociation and trauma-related disorders. Dr. Ross is a past President of the International Society for the Study of Trauma and Dissociation. He obtained his M.D. from the University of Alberta in 1982 and completed his training in psychiatry at the University of Manitoba in 1985. The Ross Institute for Psychological Trauma was founded in 1995 by Colin A. Ross, M.D. and is currently contracted to provide management and psychiatric treatment services to Del Amo Hospital, in Torrance, California, Timberlawn Mental Health System, in Dallas, Texas, and Forest View Hospital in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Dr. Rossí book, The Trauma Model: A Solution To the Problem of Comorbidity in Psychiatry, was first published in 2000, with a second edition appearing in 2007.
Melissa Caldwell-Engle, M.S., L.P.C., A.T.R., is the Executive Clinical Director at The Ross Institute for Psychological Trauma. Ms. Caldwell-Engle clinically manages three programs directed by Colin Ross, M.D. She completed her graduate work at Emporia State University and holds an M.S. in Art Therapy as well as an M.S. in Clinical Psychology. Ms. Caldwell-Engle has worked with a variety of trauma related disorders including: dissociative disorders, addictions, PTSD, eating disorders, borderline personality disorder and the comorbid client. She is an internationally recognized speaker on the effects of trauma and the comorbid client.
We are offering a total of 6 CEU/CE credits through the Board of Behavioral Sciences and are currently still pending approval from the Board of Registered Nursing. We do expect to have approval before the event date.