Advances In The Treatment Of Body Image

A disturbance in body image plays a role in the development and treatment of eating disorders. In this presentation, participants will learn a model of the etiology of body image disturbance. Participants will learn how guided imagery, cognitive behavioral therapy, and new techniques based on the theory of dialectical behavior therapy can be used to treat body image issues. An eight-step approach to treating patients struggling with binge eating disorder to develop healthy body image will be discussed.