Body Image Seminar


Friday, November 22, 2019, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM EST

The Southwest Michigan Eating Disorders Association (SMEDA) is teaming up with Alsana Eating Disorder Treatment & Recovery Center to provide "Body Embrace: A Revolutionary Approach to Treating Body Image in Severe & Complex Eating Disorders.

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Southwest Michigan Eating Disorders Association’s 2nd Annual Coffee + Compassion = Freedom from Eating Disorders Fundraising Event

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Saturday, February 24th, 9:30 - 12:00 noon, Wesley Foundation, 820 Rankin Ave., Kalamazoo, MI 49006.

A special tasting event featuring the areas premier coffees and teas from Water Street Coffee Joint, MamaleeLu Cold Brew, Ron’s Beans, Java Jones, Coffee Rescue, ChocolaTea.

Special brunch items created to pair with coffees and teas provided by The Campus Beet.

Here Come Treble aCappella will provide musical entertainment.

Tickets available at the door or click here to buy your tickets online.

All funds raised will support better treatment and outreach for people suffering from eating disorders in southwest Michigan

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Treating Co-Occurring Disorders Presented by Castlewood and SMEDA , Thursday November 9, 8:30am - 12noon.

Join us for a half-day of networking and education. Castlewood Treatment Centers, in partnership with the Southwest Michigan Eating Disorder Association (SMEDA), brings you Treating Co-Occurring Disorders: Clients with Eating Disorders and Substance Use Disorders.

Castlewood's own Alexandra Baugh, LPC, NCC and Amaris Roye, LCSW will present on the topic of treating the eating disorder client suffering with co-occurring substance abuse disorder--and vice versa.

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Following this presentation, you will be able to:

  • Apply and integrate a variety of counseling techniques to assist clients with exploring and processing their cooccurring substance use disorders and eating disorders

  • Incorporate interventions into client’s treatment plans aimed to increase self-awareness

  • Instill insight into the function of the client's eating disorder and substance abuse symptoms and behaviors

Breakfast and snacks will be provided. Please indicate if you have any dietary restrictions.


8-8:30 a.m.: Registration, breakfast and networking
8:30-10 a.m.: Presentation, part 1
10-10:15 a.m.: Break
10:15-11:45 a.m.: Presentation, part 2
11:45am-12 pm: Questions, Conclusion

Continuing Education:

3 Hours of Continuing Education are availble through the National Board for Certified Counselors, American Psychological Association and The Commission on Dietetic Registration

Castlewood Treatment Center is an NBCC-Approved Continuing Education Provider (ACEPTM) and may offer NBCC-approved clock hours for events that meet NBCC requirements. The ACEP solely is responsible for all aspects of the program.