Event 1: Food & Entertainment - A Match Made in Addiction Heaven
Thursday, March 1, 2012 from 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM (EST)
Join the Ranch and Dr. Carolyn Coker Ross, nationally known author, speaker, expert, and pioneer in the use of Integrative Medicine for the treatment of Eating Disorders, Obesity, and Addictions for an exploration of how the media has shaped our views of body image over time.
Speakers: Carolyn Coker Ross, MD, MPH
Dr. Carolyn Coker Ross is an internationally known author, speaker, expert and pioneer in the use of Integrative Medicine for the treatment of Eating Disorders, Obesity and Addictions. She is also a consultant for the dual diagnosis residential eating disorder program at The Ranch, a treatment center and for the Integrative Life Center in Nashville, Tennessee.
Dr. Ross’s passion is to treat and promote self-healing and transformation on the deepest level through the use of proven and successful integrative therapies. She speaks internationally on the power on integrative medicine to heal and on the use of body-centered therapies as a part of this process. She is the author of three books the latest of which is The Binge Eating and Compulsive Overeating Workbook which describes a whole-person approach to treating binge eating disorder and obesity. Her most recent release is a 2-CD audio program that is a collaborative effort with Dr. Andrew Weil entitled “The Joy of Eating Well. Dr. Ross is also the creator of a unique course for weight management entitled The Anchor Weight Management System™ which she trains other health care professionals to offer through their practices.
Dr. Ross is the host of the weekly radio show, The Vital Life: Awakening Your Full Potential. The Vital Life radio is dedicated to enhancing our understanding of how to live life fully and joyfully by making conscious choices that promote and maintain vitality in all areas of life She currently has a private practice in Denver specializing in treating eating disorders, addictions, and obesity.
No CE's will be provided
*Please RSVP by February 27th, 2012*
Space is limited so please RSVP quickly. Contact Jeanette Lisalda with questions at 866-825-1104.
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Elements Behavioral Health
Elements Behavioral Health is committed to providing the highest quality clinical care across our family of treatment centers. At the core of our philosophy is partnering with referring professionals, specialists, family members and other treatment providers to ensure the most comprehensive treatment plans for our clients. Utilizing the latest evidence-based approaches and specialized programming tailored to our clients’ needs, we help clients build the resilience and skills they need to heal. Our focus is on long-term, sustainable recovery and overall improvement in quality of life.