Total CE Credit Hours: 9
Course Info URL: https://www.ce-credit.com/courses/102201
About the Course:
In this 20th anniversary revised edition of the internationally acclaimed French Toast for Breakfast: Declaring Peace with Emotional Eating, Mary Anne Cohen, Director of The New York Center for Eating Disorders, explores the most up-to-date treatment approaches for eating disorders. Ms. Cohen brings over 40 years experience to the field and was the originator of the term “emotional eating.” This book describes how “everyone’s eating problem is unique as a fingerprint.” Ms. Cohen helps readers and therapists discover how to create a comprehensive and individual path to healing for each person.
French Toast for Breakfast explores in depth the psychological meaning behind the fear of fat; the connection between sexuality, shame and anger with emotional eating; the fear of success; cutting edge information on medication and eating disorders; and how to recover from relapse.
This course is based on the book, French Toast for Breakfast: Declaring Peace With Emotional Eating created by Mary Anne Cohen, L.C.S.W. in 2016.
Publication Date:2016, 2nd Edition
Course Material Author
This course is recommended for health care professionals, especially psychologists, social workers and counselors who seek knowledge about the diagnosis and treatment of emotional eating disorders. This content is written at the beginner level.
After taking this course, you should be able to:
- Identify the various expressions of emotional eating including the symptoms and psychodynamics.
- Explain the psychological meanings behind the fear of fat and how to decode this obsession.
- Evaluate the tools to create an individualized and comprehensive treatment plan for each client by integrating behavioral treatment techniques and psychodynamics.
- Define the 28 key questions for interviewing an eating disorder client.
- Illustrate knowledge of the latest medications used in the treatment of eating disorders.
- Describe the seven reasons why patients sabotage their success in resolving their eating disorders.
- Discuss the parallels between eating disorders, personality styles of patients, and the transference reactions they develop in therapy.
- Explain the steps needed to recover from relapse.
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