Intertwined – The Assessment and Treatment of Comorbid Eating Disorders and Substance Use Disorders
The presentation will begin with epidemiological data about eating disorders and substance use disorders. Strategies for assessing eating disorders and substance use disorders and ways in which this information can be used to inform level of care placements will then be discussed. A client vignette will then be introduced. Case conceptualization will then be discussed. The remainder of the presentation will focus on treatment strategies for the treatment of comorbid eating disorders and substance use disorders, with a heavy emphasis on DBT.
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- Describe at least three methods for assessing eating disorders and substance use disorders and the importance of using this information to make recommendations for an appropriate level of care.
- Identify at least two strategies for increasing and sustaining and motivation for change.
- Recognize at least three treatment strategies that can be used to treat eating disorders and substance use disorders concurrently.
Thursday, August 18, 2022
25501 Shaker Blvd., Beachwood, OH, 44122
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About the speaker
Alyssa H. Kalata, PhD
Alyssa has served in various roles during her professional career, including Clinical Supervisor, Research and Program Development Associate, Associate Clinical Director, Clinical Director, and Clinical Trainer working with patients diagnosed with primary substance use disorders and primary eating disorders in settings that provide services at a variety of levels of care.
Alyssa has a passion for the dissemination and implementation of empirically-supported treatments, particularly third-wave cognitive-behavioral therapies, such as Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) and Values-Based Behavioral Activation. Her areas of expertise include the treatment of Borderline Personality Disorder, Eating Disorders, Substance Use Disorders, Mood Disorders, and Posttraumatic Stress Disorder and other trauma-related concerns and symptoms. Alyssa firmly believes that all individuals and their families and supporters have the right to competent, compassionate care and her approach to treatment is one that balances understanding and validation with a focus on cultivating change.
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