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The Perfect Storm: Intersection of Pandemic, Trauma, Eating Disorders & the Mental Health Crisis

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Shooters Waterfront 3033 Northeast 32nd Avenue Fort Lauderdale, FL 33308

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Presenter: Wendy Oliver-Pyatt, MD, FAED, CEDS

Through this unique and integrative presentation, seasoned clinician Dr. Wendy Oliver-Pyatt will examine the intersection of the pandemic, trauma, transgenerational trauma, and eating disorders. Attendees will gain insight into the onset and development of eating disorders and body image disturbances within the context of the pandemic and the social crisis associated with the pandemic. Principals from Self-Psychology and DBT that can be a part of the healing formula will be discussed, along with the associated use of a treatment milieu as a tool for interventions as well as DBT. A special focus of this presentation will be on the impact of trans-generational trauma on the development of eating disorders. Firsthand accounts and stories of the impact of transgenerational trauma related to being a child of a Holocaust survivor will be shared by Wendy and related back to the current pandemic and environment we currently live in, which will be postulated to have impacted an entire generation of survivors of other forms of trauma from our shared history.

Presentation Learning Objectives:

  • Participants will gain an understanding of the impact of trauma, transgenerational trauma, the pandemic, and the impact on the development of eating disorders and mental health crisis.
  • Participants will be exposed to foundations from Self-Psychology and DBT that can guide clinicians in the exploration of symptom origin and help formulate psychologically grounded treatment approaches to addressing trauma.
  • Participants will gain insight into the methods and impact of social media on the exacerbation of eating disorders and mental health crisis. The intersection of social media and transgenerational trauma will be explored with curiosity.

CE Information: We will be awarding 3 for this event. License number is needed for CEs.

Refund Policy: Tickets are nonrefundable, not available at the door, and non-transferable.

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