Influential Eating Disorders Professionals Gather in Denver to Collaborate on Treatment Strategies

Treating Eating Disorders in Adolescents and Men Are Among Topics to be Addressed at Rocky Mountain Eating Disorders Conference, August 13-14

Online PR News – 21-July-2010 – – Denver, CO (July 20, 2010) – Though statistics vary, most clinicians and dietitians agree – eating disorders are on the rise. To address this growing epidemic and discuss innovative treatment strategies, leading eating disorders professionals will gather in Denver August 13-14, 2010, at the 2nd Annual Rocky Mountain Eating Disorders Conference.

Held at the Denver Marriott City Center in Denver, Colo., the conference is hosted by Eating Recovery Center, a national center for eating disorders recovery providing comprehensive treatment for anorexia and bulimia. CEUs are now available for several disciplines.

For the second consecutive year, the conference will focus on new treatment trends for anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa and EDNOS; as well as innovative strategies for addressing the complexities of these disorders.

“Collaboration within the eating disorders community ultimately leads to better outcomes for our patients,” said Kenneth L. Weiner, MD, CEDS, founding partner and medical director of Eating Recovery Center. “At the Rocky Mountain Eating Disorders Conference, individuals have the opportunity to learn best practices and treatment innovations from some of the leading minds in the field.”

Here is a brief sampling of sessions and speakers:

• Key Ingredients for Creating a Center of Excellence: A Primer for Building a Successful Program, Kenneth L. Weiner, MD, CEDS
• Escaping the Wilderness: Recovery from Anorexia, Emmett R. Bishop, Jr., MD, CEDS
• Medical Complications of Anorexia Nervosa and Bulimia, Philip Mehler, MD, FACP, CEDS
• The Willing and Able: Understanding the Adolescent Brain in the Treatment of Eating Disorders, Ovidio Bermudez, MD, FAAP, FSAM, FAED, CEDS
•New Models of Family Therapy in the Treatment of Eating Disorders, Craig Johnson, PhD, FAED, CEDS
• The Mindful Therapist, Carolyn Costin, MA, Med, MFT, CEDS

Registration is $150 and includes all sessions, dinner on Friday night, continental breakfast and lunch on Saturday, as well as refreshment breaks. Single-day registration is $75. Student-discounted registration is $100 and $50 for single-day attendance. Space is limited and registration prior to the event is recommended.

For more information or to register for the 2nd Annual Rocky Mountain Eating Disorders Conference, visit Eating Recovery Center’s website ( or call 877-218-1344.

About Eating Recovery Center:
Eating Recovery Center is a national center for eating disorders recovery, providing comprehensive treatment for anorexia and bulimia at the foot of the Rockies in beautiful Denver, Colorado. Facilities include a licensed behavioral hospital treating adults, an outpatient office, and an adolescent facility scheduled to open in November 2010. Our integrated program offers patients from across the country a continuum of care that includes inpatient, residential, partial hospitalization, intensive outpatient and outpatient services. Our compassionate team of professionals collaborates with treating professionals and loved ones to cultivate lasting behavioral change. For more information please contact us at 877-218-1344 or or confidentially chat live on our website at

Shannon Fern
(o) 303-433-7020
(c) 303-667-3553