iaedp Institute Monthly Continuing Education Webinars – Receive 1 CE* $15.00

September 17, 2015 at 1:00pm/ET

Title: “What Was Old is New Again: Classical Chinese Medicine as a Modern Eating Disorder Treatment”

Presenter: Norah McIntire is a licensed acupuncturist and herbalist who treats eating disorders in private practice and has worked with several outpatient eating disorder programs and addiction treatment centers, providing acupuncture treatment and meditation instruction to their clients. Norah earned her master’s degree from Pacific College of Oriental Medicine in San Diego and has also studied in Nanjing, China. She has written several articles about acupuncture and eating disorders for online and print publications. She currently practices in West Hollywood, where she uses Chinese medicine to help people make peace with their bodies.

Webinar Description
People with eating disorders are using acupuncture and Chinese medicine as treatment. Research is demonstrating that these techniques have measurable biological effects and suggest that they can benefit those suffering from eating disorders and related conditions. Learn what we currently know about the safety and effectiveness of these methods.

Patients are beginning to use acupuncture and Chinese medicine as treatments for eating disorders and related issues such as PTSD, anxiety, and depression. Recent research into neurobiology is helping to demystify how the techniques of traditional Chinese medicine (including acupuncture, herbal medicine, meditative movement, and mindfulness) work to balance the body. Various studies are demonstrating that these techniques have measurable effects upon the body and suggest that they can be of value to those suffering from eating disorders and related conditions. This presentation is designed to help practitioners understand the potential and limitations of Chinese medicine as an adjunctive eating disorder treatment.



August 13, 2015 at 2pm/ET

Title: Nutrition Therapy for the Addicted Brain by David Wiss, MS, RDN

Presenter: David Wiss, MS, RDN, is the founder of Nutrition in Recovery providing nutrition services to drug/alcohol treatment centers and founding clinical member of Breathe Life Healing Centers in Los Angeles. His Masters Thesis “Nutrition and Substance Abuse” was an investigation into the special needs of addicts/alcoholics within the Veterans Affairs Healthcare System.

Webinar Description: Recent research has highlighted similarities between drug addiction and food addiction. Regardless of whether an addiction is behavioral or substance-related, nutrition therapy should consider the impact of food choices on the brain and on behavior. This presentation will highlight the importance of nutrition in recovery from addictions.



When you need to learn something new, collaborate, discuss issues of interest, or consult with peers, this is your spot!

iaedp is dedicated to creating opportunities for you to meet and connect with one another through social media, Webinars, TeleConferences, and of course, our Annual Symposium.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s