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Exploring the connection between eating disorders and attachment

Understanding the connection between individuals struggling with eating disorders and their attachment category is paramount in providing effective treatment. Research shows that there is a correlation between eating disorders and insecure attachment patterns.

In this comprehensive training, clinicians will learn about attachment theory and will be equipped to apply it in their practice. We will explore how to use this theory specifically in the treatment of eating disorders.

This training will include interactive discussions and case studies.

Learning objectives:

  • Comprehensive understanding of attachment theory and attachment styles
  • Comprehensive understanding of eating disorders
  • Tools in eating disorders treatment using attachment-focused therapy
  • Understanding trauma and the impact on attachment and eating disorders