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Category Archives: Conferences

Body Balance Coalition Conference

Castlewood Treatment Center is proud to help sponsor the Body Balance Coalition of Kansas City as they present an upcoming workshop April 12, 2013. Castlewood staff Lisa Iken-Sokolik will be present at the conference, please plan to stop by our booth. The Body Balance Coalition of Kansas City Presents: Excessive Exercise & Recovery: Search for Consensus Friday, April 12 from 7:45 AM to 12:45 PM Village Presbyterian Church 6641 Mission Road, Rooms 232 & 233 Prairie Village, KS 66208 Message from Host The Body Balance Coalition is honored to present Beth McGilley, PhD, FAED as the featured lecturer for the 2013 Spring Seminar. Dr. McGilley is an…

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SLEDN April Event- Kevin McColloch Speaks

Kevin McColloch, LPC therapist at Castlewood Treatment Center will speak at the April St. Louis Eating Disorder Network (SLEDN) meeting. The event is scheduled for Friday April 5, 2013 from 9:00 am- 10:30 am at St. Louis Community College. Mr. McColloch will speak on mindfulness approaches to the treatment of Eating Disorders and Anxiety Disorders. Location: Meramec St. Louis Community College; 11333 Big Bend Rd.; St. Louis, MO 63122. Classroom CS 120. If you are interested in attending please RSVP to Lisa Iken-Sokolik- lisa.iken-sokolik@castlewoodtc.com The Saint Louis Eating Disorders Network (SLEDN) was founded in 1987 by Patricia Kyle Dennis, a…

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Castlewood Staff Teaches K-State Summer Course

To Register For this Course: Click on information for enrolling as a “Non-degree seeking student”. You must enroll as a summer student at http://www.dce.k-state.edu/courses/registration/policies-admit Registration page: https://eis.dce.ksu.edu/CreditReg/CourseSearch/ Looking for THTRE 630 Drama Therapy with Eating Disorders. CLass # 11500 Registration officially starts Monday, March 25th

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Schema Therapy Training

Castlewood Treatment Center staff recently participated in training with George Lockwood on Scheme Therapy. The training was two days, Monday and Tuesday 1/28 and 1/29.  All of the therapy staff attended the training held at Castlewood. Schema Therapy was developed by Dr. Jeffrey E. Young for use in treatment of personality disorders and chronic Axis I disorders, such as when patients fail to respond or relapse after having been through other therapies (for example, traditional CBT). Schema Therapy is an integrative, twenty first century psychotherapy synergistic-ally and systematically combining theory and techniques from previously existing therapies, including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, psychoanalytic object…

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Somatic Experiencing Workshop

Fundamentals of Somatic Experiencing® An Integrative Approach to the Prevention and Resolution of Trauma Friday March 8, 2013 9:30 AM- 4:30 PM Cost: $80 Includes Lunch Continung Education: 6 CEUs/CEs OFFERED: BBS, CABRN, NBCC Location:  Castlewood Treatment Center Step Down House 1268 St. Paul Rd. Ballwin, MO 63021 For more info or to register: Candy Smith: (913) 232-1960 candysmithlcpc@gmail.com For more information on Somatic Experiencing® visit: TraumaHealing.com Developed by Dr. Peter Levine, author of best-selling books “Waking the Tiger- Healing Trauma”, and “In an Unspoken Voice”, SE® is based on the study of how animals in the wild process and recover fro m…

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Iowa Eating Disorder Coalition- ED Awareness Week

National Eating Disorder Awareness Week is February 24- March 2, 2013. One of the ways Castlewood Treatment Center plans to support ED awareness is through the Eating Disorder Coalition of Iowa Annual Conference. The conference will be held Saturday March 2, 2013 at Waukee High School from 9:00 am until 2:30. It includes The Thin Line performance, Seminars, ​Silent Auction and Inspirational Stroll.  Dr. Jim Gerber, Castlewood Treatment Center’s Clinical Director will speak at the conference presenting his trauma model training utilizing attachment theory. Lisa Iken-Sokolik, Director of Regional Outreach will be at the conference to represent Castlewood at an exhibit booth.…

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SEED Conference 2013

Castlewood Treatment Center  is proud to help support and sponsor the Southeastern Eating Disorder Conference. The SEED conference will be held in Birmingham Alabama February 21-22, 2013. Castlewood representative Lisa Iken-Sokolik, Director of Regional Outreach will exhibit at the conference. For those attending, please plan to stop by the Castlewood booth!  The conference features speakers Ralph Carson, Ph.D, Debra Jay, Jessica Setnick, RD, and various other nationally recognized specialists in the treatment of eating disorder. The SEED conference aims to be a part of an evolution in the understanding and treatment of Eating Disorders. Participants will hear current experts in…

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Elissa Project 2013

Castlewood Treatment Center  is excited to sponsor the Elissa Project’s Annual Conference this week February 14 &15 in Dallas Texas. Castlewood will be on site to exhibit and participate in the conference. The 13th Annual Professional Symposium for the Prevention and Treatment of Eating Disorders will take place on Thursday and Friday, February 14 & 15, 2013 in the T. Boone Pickens Biomedical Building Auditorium, UT Southwestern Medical Center. The symposium is jointly sponsored with UT Southwestern Medical Center. Carrie McAdams, MD, PhD, Professor of Psychiatry at UTSW will be the Course Director. CME and CEU credits will be provided. Elissa Project is dedicated to the prevention…

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EDRS Annual Conference

Converging Paths: Clinical Practice and Social Activism in the Treatment and Prevention of Eating Disorders  February 7-9, 2013 Sheraton Hotel Pettaluma, CA 745 Baywood Drive, Petaluma, CA  94954 Eating Disorder Recovery Support, Inc. is a Bay Area based 501(c)3 non-profit organization that is dedicated to promoting community awareness of eating disorders, professional education and collaboration, and providing treatment scholarships to California residents that need financial assistance for treatment. Click here for the conference brochure Castlewood is proud to sponsor such a wonderful organization that provides awareness, prevention and support for those in need of treatment.  Theresa Chesnut, LCSW will attend the conference…

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Binge Eating Disorder Association Annual Conference

Castlewood Treatment Center is proud to support the Binge Eating Disorder Association. The 2013 Annual Conference will be held March 8-10 in Bethesda, Maryland. The conference is open not only to treatment professionals, but individuals, family and friends affected by Binge Eating Disorder. Three distinct tracks are available for various attendees. Click here to see the full schedule.  Castlewood encourages our alumni, our friends and colleagues to consider attending this wonderful conference. Reasons to Attend: You will learn how weight stigma impacts your clients with BED as well as how it impacts all your clients with eating disorders. Castlewood Treatment Center staff…

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