Nicole Siegfried, PhD, CEDS
“Body Embrace: A Revolutionary Treatment for Body Image in Severe and Complex Eating Disorders”
Negative body image is an elusive target in eating disorder treatment. This workshop provides a comprehensive, phase-based approach to treating body image, moving from Body Tolerance through Body Acceptance into Body Compassion. Attendees will leave with practical tools and creative interventions to address body image in severe and complex eating disorders.
- Attendees will be able to define body image and its role in eating disorders.
- Attendees will be able to describe limitations of previous body image interventions for severe and complex eating disorders.
- Attendees will be able to apply Body Embrace interventions for body image in eating disorders.
Dr. Nicole Siegfried is a Certified Eating Disorder Specialist (CEDS) and a licensed clinical psychologist. She is the Chief Clinical Officer for Alsana: An Eating Recovery Community. She is an Adjunct Associate Professor of Psychology at University of Alabama at Birmingham. She is an international speaker and has published research, magazine articles, and book chapters in the field of eating disorders and suicide. Dr. Siegfried is president of the Alabama Regional Chapter of IAEDP. She is a member of the Academy of Eating Disorders (AED) and Co-Chair of the Eating Disorders and Suicide Prevention AED Special Interest Group.