New Director of Policy & Government Affairs, Joslyn P. Smith

BEDA is pleased to welcome Joslyn P. Smith as Director of Policy & Government Affairs.  In this role, Joslyn will be responsible for developing and managing BEDA’s federal agenda, coordinating and strategizing with other national eating disorders, mental health, and healthcare provider organizations, monitoring regulations and legislation, and serving as the primary liaison with Congress and the federal executive branch. She will […]

BED and The Well-Trained Clinician: Are You Helping Without Harming?

Headshot photo of Marci Anderson Evans

By Marci Evans, MS, CEDRD, cPT The Need for Well-Trained Clinicians Binge eating disorder (BED) may seem new since it was just added to the official list of mental health diagnoses. But the truth is that using food to manage difficult internal experiences and emotions has been around a long time! While it’s official status […]

Facebook LIVE Discussion: Maintaining Recovery During The Holidays

Repost from the Castlewood Eating Disorder Treatment Center Blog. Hosts: Chelsea Martin, RD and Travis Stewart, LPC Protecting your recovery during the holiday season can be difficult. It is important to brush up on relapse prevention skills and be mindful of complicated situations that can occur around food, body image and exercise. In this discussion, we […]