Mindfulness-Based Approaches to Disordered Eating | Webinar | 06 Nov 2020 | 09:00-12:00

R420.00 incl. Vat

Please note that this webinar has been postponed to Friday, 06 November 2020.

This is a live webinar to be hosted by Vista Academy.

Date: 06 November 2020

Time: 09:00 – 12:00

Venue: Online (Vista Academy’s Online Learning Space via BigBlueButton)

Presenter: Dr RJ Chippindall

HPCSA: 3 general CEUs (educational, counselling, clinical, industrial & research psychologists; and registered counsellors)
SACSSP: 1.5 CPD points for social workers

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This webinar offers an introduction to the concept of mindfulness and how it has been developed to treat a range of clinical conditions. Dr RJ Chippindall will discuss the various types of eating disorders and the treatment options commonly and less-commonly used in their treatment. The importance of using a comprehensive treatment paradigm in the treatment of eating disorders will be looked at and he will provide an overview of the different mindfulness-based interventions that are being used as a treatment component for such disorders.

The presentation will explain how issues of perfection, control, harsh self-criticism, depression, and anxiety that are commonly experienced by those with eating disorders can be assisted with the use of mindfulness treatments.

Dr Chippindall will briefly discuss how mindfulness-based treatments offer an alternative lifestyle approach that becomes a lifelong practice unique to each individual, and he will conclude the presentation with some ethical considerations in treating eating disorders.