in West Essex

Speaker: Rochelle Craig

I work with all addictions with a special interest in food addiction / overeating / obesity. My journey to becoming qualified and working in this area began as a result of my own suffering from addiction and ultimately getting into recovery. Today I feel privileged to be working in this particular field sharing my experience, strength, optimism and professional knowledge in the unwavering hope that all my clients will walk free from the chains of addiction.

My basic technique is The Minnesota Method. This method is fundamental in the treatment of addiction. It is a holistic approach dealing with the mental, physical, emotional and spritual aspect of addiction. It has a basis in the 12-step model which stresses abstinence, group therapy, cognitive and behavioural change and accepting and giving support to others in the same situation.

Understanding Anorexia and Bulimia - How we support and work with people living with eating disorders

  • What is an eating disorder
  • Characteristics of anorexia/bulimia (DSM V)
  • Anorexia and addiction
  • Cycle of addiction - connection to anorexia and bulimia
  • Anorexia, binge eating and bulimia - the triple threat
  • Attachment theory relating to eating disorders
  • 12 Step Model and it's correlation to NICE Guidelines for working with eating disorders
  • Summary of Steps 1 - 12

DATE: Saturday 20th October 2018

COST: 65

VENUE: Wellbeing Centre, Bushfair, Harlow

CPD Hours: 5

Call 01371 876641 to secure a place.

Tea and coffee will be provided. Please bring your own lunch.

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