Dr. Kevin Wandler, The Meadows Ranch Medical Director will be presenting a treatment session titled, “If Binge Eating Disorder is a Control Problem, Drug Research and Neuroscience May Provide Insights for More Effective Assessment and Treatment,” to those in attendance. Dr. Wandler was recently appointed president elect of the International Association of Eating Disorders Professionals Foundation (iaedp) and is one of the nation’s top eating disorder and addiction psychiatrists. He has devoted his 30-year career to the prevention and treatment of addiction and eating disorders with a focus on co-occurring disorders.
In addition to Dr. Wandler The Meadows Ranch key leadership team will be present at the conference, including Executive Director Chris Diamond during this conference which brings together eating disorder professionals, researchers, educators, individuals in recovery and their families in a collaborative environment. By working together, these qualified groups will be able to share their wealth of knowledge and experiences with one another in order to promote the understanding and treatment of eating disorders.
The Meadows Ranch knows how valuable conferences such as these are to the eating disorder community members and professionals. In the United States alone, 20 million women and 10 million men suffer from a clinically significant eating disorder at some time in their life, including anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, binge eating disorder, or an other specified feeding and eating disorder. The Meadows Ranch endorses the NEDA and continues to pledge ways to offer support and critical information to those working with or affected by an eating disorder.
The 2014 NEDA conference will also be offering an invaluable opportunity for families and individuals affected by eating disorders through their Support & Recovery Roundtable Series. This series provides the opportunity to meet individuals with similar experiences to share strategies for coping and self-care, as well as what you have learned in recovery.
The Meadows Ranch is an industry leader in treating eating and co-occurring disorders for women and girls through its inpatient, residential and partial-care programs. With an abundance of exhibitors and world-class speakers at the 2014 NEDA Conference, The Meadows Ranch is proud to once again demonstrate our high-level of commitment to eating disorder treatment and patient care.
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