Upcoming Meetings and Conferences
March 10, 2017
310 Lakeside Restaurants at 301 East Pine Street, Orlando, FL 32801

Central Florida iaedp Chapter

When Words Aren't Enough: Art Therapy in Eating Disorder Treatment

Presenter: Genevieve Camp, MA, ATR-BC, LMHC, RYT

Genevieve Camp is a board-certified art therapist, licensed mental health counselor, and registered yoga teacher. She graduated with a master's degree in art therapy from the George Washington University and for the past six years has specialized in the field of eating disorders. Genevieve has presented widely on the use of art therapy and yoga in eating disorder treatment. She is currently the clinical program coordinator for the UF Health Eating Disorders Clinic in Gainesville, FL.

This presentation will look at the role of art therapy in eating disorder treatment and how art making can help individuals to reconnect to their bodies, safely express their emotions, and access their self-healing abilities. This presentation will use both didactic and experiential learning methods.

Objectives: Attendees will be able to

1. Define art therapy
2. Identify three goals of art therapy in eating disorder treatment
3. Describe three art therapy directives used in eating disorder treatment
4. Define interoceptive awareness and its role in eating disorder recovery
5. Describe alexithymia and why art therapy can be more helpful than talk therapy for improving emotional expression

Tickets: $35.00 for both members and non-members and includes: Brunch, a dessert, mimosa, networking and socializing, an educational presentation with 1.5 CE credits and an experiential art activity.