Becky Mehr, MS, RDN, LDN, CEDRD-S
“Get FED: Together At The Table”
In this workshop, a dietitian will describe clinical challenges encountered in the application of supportive meals for children, adolescents and adults. Supportive meals can be an integral part of recovery. Research findings and rationales will be provided regarding the role of supportive meals in the recovery process. Through the use of case vignettes, video and interactive activities participants will be able to better understand how someone with an eating disorder processes their thought associated with food and eating. Attendees will be able to appreciate the importance of supportive meals and learn effective skills and strategies to use with their clients to support recovery.
- Attendees will be able to list two ways to engage clients using supportive meals.
- Attendees will be able to list three benefits for the use of supportive meals.
- Attendees will be able to provide three strategies to effectively support someone struggling at a meal.
Becky Mehr, MS, RD, CEDRD-S, LDN, is Director of Outpatient Nutrition for The Renfrew Centers and serves as the Registered Dietitian at The Renfrew Center of Nashville. Ms. Mehr received her Bachelor’s degree in Dietetics from Lipscomb University and her Master’s degree in Clinical Nutrition from the University of Memphis. Her presentations locally and nationally focus on the topics of exposure therapy, diabetes and eating disorders. She is a member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, the International Association of Eating Disorders Professionals (iaedp) and the Tennessee Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.