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Deconstructing Eating Disorder Behaviors/Working With the Eating Disorder Self (C20032)

CE Hours: 3.0


Course Format: Online

Course Summary (Program Content Description):
In this course Carolyn demonstrates through use of actual therapy sessions how to help clients challenge their eating disorder self and strengthen their healthy self. Listening to these sessions with two different scenarios with clients at two different stages of recovery will help clinicians acquire the skills it takes to “give the ball” back to clients so they take responsibility for the eating disorder self and work at making their healthy self stronger.

CE Credits Offered (Contact Hours): 3
Community Counseling for Individuals and Families, Inc. has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 6849. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC are clearly identified. Community Counseling for Individuals and Families, Inc. is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.
This course meets the qualifications for 3 hours of continuing education credit for LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs, and/or LEPs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences.

Community Counseling for Individuals and Families, Inc. is a Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Accredited provider with the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR Provider #A19E155). CDR Credentialed Practitioners will receive 3 Continuing Professional Education units (CPEUs) for completion of this activity/material.

Community Counseling for Individuals and Families, Inc., is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for Licensed Social Workers #SW-0460.

Please Note: Licensing boards change regulations often and while we attempt to stay abreast of their most recent changes, we recommend you contact your board directly to confirm if this course meets your specific board’s approval.

Course Fee: $60

Estimated Time to Complete: 3 hours
*Students are allowed 90 days from the time of registration to complete the course. After 90 days, students will no longer have access to course material.*

Carolyn Costin, MA, MEd, LMFT, CEDS, FAED 
LMFT#: 13192 (California) LMFT#: T0535 (Oregon) 

Brief Biography:
Carolyn Costin MFT., is a renowned eating disorder author, therapist, speaker and consultant. Carolyn founded Monte Nido, the first residential eating disorder treatment program, and is one of the world’s leading eating disorder experts.
In 2017, Carolyn opened her Institute, where she trains clinicians, coaches, mentors, and others.

Course Objectives:
Participants will be able to:
1. Describe the difference between the healthy self and the eating disorder self 
2. Provide at least one assignment to help strengthen a client’s healthy self
3. Learn how to get the client’s eating disorder self and healthy self in a dialogue

Target Audience:
This course is intended for all health and mental health providers, educators, and researchers interested in the prevention and treatment of eating disorders.

Relevant Teaching/Learning Methods/Course Materials:
This course is offered via an online format.  Instructional methods utilized in this course include online reading materials, a video handout, a course quiz, a course satisfaction survey, and a pre-recorded didactic presentation using clinical case studies to link learning to clinical practice. Additionally, learners are provided with the contact information for the course presenter and course administrator for any questions or concerns related to course content or operation.

While there is no research directly testing the efficacy of the approach used in this course, the interventions described rely upon core cognitive behavioral, client-centered, family systems, developmental, and attachment theory concepts, all with extensive empirical foundations.  Additionally, as founder of Monte Nido & Affiliates, Carolyn Costin initiated a peer-reviewed outcome study of the program’s success while under her clinical direction and while using many of the approaches in this course.

Carolyn Costin
Phone: 310-457-6890
Email: Carolyn@carolyncostin.com
Mailing Address: 30765 Pacific Coast Hwy #373, Malibu, CA 90265

Website: CarolynCostin.com

  • Course Instructions (Optional)
  • A Note About Audio and Video Files
  • Course Reading Material: Key 2 From the 8 Keys to Recovery From an ED Workbook
  • Course Video: Deconstructing a Binge
  • Deconstructing a Binge & Working w/the ED Self/Healthy Self: 2 Cases
  • Deconstructing ED Behaviors/Working With the ED Self: Course QUIZ
  • Course Evaluation
Completion rules
  • All units must be completed
  • Leads to a certification with a duration: Forever