DENVER, CO--(Marketwire - May 20, 2010) -  Featuring a larger venue, an impressive speaker lineup and multiple opportunities to learn, connect and collaborate, the 2nd Annual Rocky Mountain Eating Disorders Conference will be held Friday, August 13, and Saturday, August 14, at the Denver Marriot City Center in Denver, Colo. The conference is hosted by Eating Recovery Center, a licensed and Joint Commission accredited behavioral hospital providing comprehensive treatment and sustainable recovery for eating disorders.

For the second consecutive year, the conference will focus on clinical advancements in the treatment of anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa and EDNOS; as well as innovative strategies for addressing the complexities of these disorders.

"In the eating disorders community, clinical collaboration leads to treatment innovations, best practice development and ultimately, better outcomes for our patients," said Kenneth L. Weiner, MD, CEDS, founding partner and medical director of Eating Recovery Center. "The goal of the Rocky Mountain Eating Disorders Conference is to foster a collaborative learning environment where our colleagues can learn, share and connect."

Here is a brief sampling of sessions and speakers:

  • Key Ingredients for Creating a Center of Excellence: A Primer for Building a Successful Program, Kenneth L. Weiner, MD, CEDS
  • Escaping the Wilderness: Recovery from Anorexia, Emmett R. Bishop, Jr., MD, CEDS
  • Medical Complications of Anorexia Nervosa and Bulimia, Philip Mehler, MD, FACP, CEDS
  • The Willing and Able: Understanding the Adolescent Brain in the Treatment of Eating Disorders, Ovidio Bermudez, MD, FAAP, FSAM, FAED, CEDS
  • New Models of Family Therapy in the Treatment of Eating Disorders, Craig Johnson, PhD, FAED, CEDS
  • The Mindful Therapist, Carolyn Costin, MA, Med, MFT, CEDS

Registration is $125 before June 15, 2010, and $150 thereafter. Registration includes all sessions, dinner on Friday night, continental breakfast and lunch on Saturday, as well as refreshment breaks. Single-day registration is $75. Student-discounted registration is $100 and $50 for single-day attendance. Space is limited and early registration is recommended. Continuing education credits are pending.

For more information or to register for the 2nd Annual Rocky Mountain Eating Disorders Conference, visit Eating Recovery Center's website or call 877-218-1344.

About Eating Recovery Center
Eating Recovery Center, situated at the foot of the Rockies in beautiful downtown Denver, Colorado, provides individuals 17 and older sustainable treatment for eating disorders in a warm, nurturing environment. Our comprehensive program offers patients from across the country a continuum of care that includes inpatient, residential, partial hospitalization, intensive outpatient and outpatient services in a Joint Commission accredited, licensed behavioral hospital setting. Our compassionate team of professionals collaborates with treating professionals and loved ones to cultivate lasting behavioral change. For more information please contact us at 877-218-1344 or or confidentially chat live on our website.

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