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Trainings

Our trainings are designed to facilitate early identification and effective intervention for eating disorders and tailored specifically for sport and performance professionals and organizations.

Gain valuable information, adapted to your field of intervention, which will enable you to be a key player in championing health and wellness at the highest level of performance.

Treatment of eating disorders in athletes: For mental health professionals

1-DAY TRAINING FOR PSYCHOLOGISTS, PSYCHOTHERAPISTS AND MENTAL HEALTH PRACTITIONERS

NEXT TRAINING-January 20, 2023-
This training is for psychologists, psychotherapists and mental health practitioners who have experience in the treatment of eating disorders and want to learn how to tailor treatment to work with an athletic clientele. This training will help you understand best practices that take into consideration the unique reality and complicating factors that confront athletes and performers.

This training is recognized by the Ordre des psychologues du Québec (OPQ) for a total of 6 continuing education credits.

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Objectives:

  1. Better understand the culture of different sports and performing arts.
  2. Understand the typical presentations of eating disorders in athletes and how they differ from non-athletes.
  3. Define the sometimes subtle differences between performance-driven behavior and eating-disordered behaviour.
  4. Understand how to effectively manage exercise and training using guidelines and collaboration with the treatment team.
  5. Learn how to work most effectively with a treatment team (MD & sports dietitian) as well as the Integrated Support Team (IST) when needed.
  6. Understand the athlete identity and how it may affect the treatment process in both current and former athletes.
  7. Fully comprehend the importance of a trauma-informed practice when working with this clientele.
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"The training is extremely well designed. It allowed me to deepen my theoretical knowledge while offering me multiple practical tools to apply with this clientele. This training surpassed my expectations and I now feel much more confident in my practice."
Judith Perrault
Dietitian-Nutritionist, M.Sc.
"Jodie's specialty knowledge and clinical skills make supervision with her a very rich experience. I have worked and been supervised by her for many years, and have benefited greatly from her warm, attentive approach and her clinical expertise in the field of eating disorders. Her passion for her field and her care and drive to provide her clients the best care possible shine through."
Dr. Maeve O’Leary-Barrett
Clinical Psychologist
"Working with athletes with eating disorders is an art! Far beyond the knowledge, their training is really what has taken my practice to another level. Alexia and Jodie’s years of experience allow us to notice the subtleties that make all the difference. You gain a lot of confidence through validating your ways of working and through learning new strategies to try. A must-have!”
Marie-Hélène Bourbonnais
Dietitian-Nutritionist, M.Sc.

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