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Eating Disorders in Sport: Relationship with Exercise presented by Kara Bazzi, LMFT, CEDS

 Export to Your Calendar 6/14/2018
When: Thursday, June 14, 2018
12:00 PM
Where: Webinar
United States


Online registration is available until: 6/14/2018
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Eating Disorders in Sport: Relationship with Exercise presented by Kara Bazzi, LMFT, CEDS

This webinar will begin by summarizing the research regarding qualitative aspects of exercise that are associated with increased disordered eating attitudes and behaviors. The presenter will take what we’ve learned from research and practically apply it to eating disordered clients, providing specific treatment targets and interventions. The application will also address particularities in treating the sub-population of athlete-identified clients.

Kara Bazzi, LMFT, CEDS is a licensed Marriage & Family therapist with 15 years of clinical experience focusing on the treatment of disordered eating and exercise. She is the co-founder of Opal: Food+Body Wisdom, a higher level of care eating disorder clinic in Seattle. Kara has developed the Exercise+Sport programming at Opal to ensure that clients relationship to sport and exercise is an integral part of their treatment. As a former collegiate distance runner and as an individual whom herself has recovered from an eating disorder, Kara has presented both locally and nationally on the topic of sports, exercise and eating disorders, from both the personal and professional lens. Outside of equipping professionals in the eating disorder mental health field about sports, exercise and eating disorders, Kara has a particular passion for training and empowering coaches regarding food and body concerns within the sport context.