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Free Educational Webinar: Partnering with Partners: Treating Eating Disorders Through a Couples’ Counseling Lens

March 29, 2022 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm


Tuesday, March 29, 2022
Noon Mountain Time
Partnering with Partners: Treating Eating Disorders Through a Couples’ Counseling Lens
Dana Harron, PsyD
Psychologist & Founder, Monarch Wellness



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PowerPoint Handout

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About the Presenter:

Dr. Dana Harron is a clinical psychologist, author and speaker. Her topics of interest and expertise include eating disorders, trauma-informed medical practice, couples’ work and the intersections between these issues. Dr. Harron is the founder and owner of Monarch Wellness & Psychotherapy, a Washington DC based boutique practice focused upon body-mind issues, and the author of Loving Someone with an Eating Disorder: Understanding, Supporting and Connecting with your Partner.

CE Information:

Center for Change has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 6766. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. Center for Change is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.

Center for Change, provider #141861 is a continuing professional education (CPE) accredited provider with the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) Activity #168569. CDR credentialed practitioners will receive one continuing professional education unit (CPEU) for completion of this activity.

This program is Approved by the National Association of Social Workers (Approval #886558729-2756) for 1 continuing education contact hours.

AADE recognizes NASW, APA, and CDR as continuing education providers on the NCBDE list of recognized approved providers. The continuing education must be applicable to diabetes. Participants are responsible for contacting their respective state and discipline licensing boards to confirm acceptance of CE hours.

Center for Change is approved by the American Psychological Association (APA) to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. Center for Change maintains responsibility for this program and its content.



Description of Presentation:  

Dr. Dana Harron, psychologist and author of Loving Someone with an Eating Disorder, discusses both pragmatic and clinical aspects of partner inclusion in eating disorders treatment. She addresses multiple possible dynamic functions of the eating disorder within the couple and provides a rationale for the role of psychoeducation as a system disruptor.

Learning Objectives:

Based on the content of the workshop participants will be able to (use Verbs such as “list, describe, identify, discuss, explain,” etc.:

1. Provide 3 reasons to include partner work as a part of treatment

2. Identify 3 maladaptive patterns often found in couples with eating disorders

3. Describe 3 functions disordered eating behavior may play in a couple

Training For:

Staff of Hospitals, Medical Centers, Mental Health Clinics, General Medicine Physicians, Psychiatrists, APRN’s, Psychologists, Counselors, Dietitians, Nurses, Substance Abuse Counselors, Mental Health Technicians for all levels including introductory to advanced.


March 29, 2022
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm