Genesis Continuing Education offers the highest valued and most relevant CEUs for For Psychologists, LCSW, Mental Health Counselors, Marriage and Family Therapists, and Addiction Professionals. Each of the courses Genesis CE offers have been hand selected by our professional staff.
GenesisCE.org Logo
Signup | Login | Contact Us
Lowest Price CE for Clinicians Unlimited CE for one year Electronic Download on CE Courses

Course: Spiritual Approaches in the Treatment of Women with Eating Disorders
by P. Scott Richards, PhD, Randy K. Hardman, PhD, Michael E. Berrett, PhD

CE Credit Hours: 9
Fee: $45

Course Menu:

Order Course

Get Materials

    > Order Hard Copy

 

This book is for the practitioner who wishes to incorporate therapy that draws on clients' spirituality or religious background as a resource for recovery from eating disorders. The authors build on the literature documenting the influence of client religiousness and spirituality on the development and maintenance of as well as the recovery from eating disorders.

There is growing empirical evidence that spiritual approaches to treating clients are as effective, and sometimes more effective, than secular ones, particularly with spiritually or religiously oriented patients. The book will show how a spiritual and theistic perspective of healing and change can enrich therapies currently in practice for eating disorders, including individual, group, and family therapy as well as 12-step programs.

'The authors provide creative and thought-provoking suggestions for assessment of spirituality and a broad range of interventions for various treatment settings and modalities.' -- Margo Maine, PhD, FAED, author of The Body Myth: Adult Women and the Pressure to be Perfect

Educational Objectives

Upon completion of this course, the clinician will be able to:

  • Have a better understanding of how spirituality can be helpful in the treatment of eating disorders
  • Better equipped to apply clinical interventions in treating eating disorders
  • Have increased their awareness of religious and spirituality assessment inventories for clients with eating disorders
  • Increase their understanding of a multidimensional theistic treatment for eating disorders
  • Know more about treatment expectations and the efficacy of client participation in 12-Step Groups for eating disorders

Syllabus / Course Instructions

  • The Course consists of reading the selected book, successfully completing an online posttest and filling out a course evaluation.
  • The book is not included. It must be purchased separately. We have supplied a link to Amazon.com for your convenience.
  • Purchasing your course will give you access to both a printable copy of the test and an online version. Print the test to use as a companion as you read the book and answer the questions.
  • You cannot exit the online test once you begin, so have your answers available.
Additional Resources On This Site for CE

Additional Resources Not On This Site

  • Trauma and Drug Abuse: Causes, Consequences, and Treatment of Comorbid Disorders, Edited by Paige Ouimette and Pamela J. Brown 2003. 315 pages APA, Washington DC
  • Drug Abuse: Origins and Interventions, Edited by Meyer D. Glantz and Christine R. Hartel 1999 492 pages APA, Washington DC
  • Hanley Center, 5200 East Avenue, West Palm Beach, FL 33407-2374
    Phone: 561-841-1000
    Toll Free 1-800-444-7008
    www.hanleycenter.org
  • APA Division 50 -- Addictions
    www.apa.org/about/division/div50.html

Bio: P. Scott Richards, PhD, Randy K. Hardman, PhD, Michael E. Berrett, PhD

P. Scott Richards, PhD, is a professor of counseling psychology at BYU. He received his doctoral degree in counseling psychology in 1988 from the University of Minnesota. He is the senior coauthor of the book A Spiritual Strategy for Counseling and Psychotherapy, and now available in a second edition. Dr. Richards is also the senior coeditor of the Handbook of Psychotherapy and Religious Diversity. Dr. Richards has published numerous journal articles on the topics of religion and mental health, spiritual issues in psychotherapy, and spirituality and eating disorders. He is a licensed psychologist and maintains a private practice in Orem, Utah.

Randy K. Hardman, PhD, received his doctoral degree in counseling psychology with a minor in marriage and family therapy from BYU in 1984. He is a cofounder and vice president of Center for Change, a mental health clinic that specialized in the inpatient treatment of women with eating disorders. He developed intensive treatment programs at the Human Development Institute in Aurora, Colorado. He has published professional articles about spirituality and eating disorders in Eating Disorders: The Journal of Treatment & Prevention and Counseling and Values.

Michael E. Berrett, PhD, received his doctoral degree in counseling psychology with a minor in marriage and family therapy from BYU in 1986. He is a cofounder, corporate president, and co-clinical director of the Center for Change. He was the program coordinator for a specialty eating disorder program at the Utah Valley Regional Medical Center. He has published professional articles about spirituality and eating disorders in Eating Disorders: The Journal of Treatment & Prevention and Counseling and Values.