CRC for ED Hosts the 12th Annual HEAL Conference

2019 HEAL (Healthy Eating & Living) Conference
Dynamic Speakers.  Connection.  Continuing Education

Friday, March 1st
8:45 am – 4:30 pm (check-in begins at 7:45 am)
Ambrose West – 312 Haywood Road, Asheville

HEAL presents professional development and networking opportunities as well as education for the general public.
Our conference addresses disordered eating and eating disorders recovery by presenting experts from various sectors of the industry.

Awareness helps with prevention, treatment, and support and our hope is to reach many, with approachable education and (6) CEs.  Take a look at this year’s schedule, speakers, and topics… and jump-in on early registration!    Early registration discount applies if received by end of business, January 18, 2019.


  • Early Registration:  $150
  • General Registration:  $170
  • CRC for ED’s Professional Member Network:  $135

Fees Include:  Continental breakfast, lunch, break refreshment, and four sessions with Continuing Education Verification — General registration closes Tuesday, February 26, 2019 at Noon – no on-site registration.


7:45 am – 8:45 am — Check-in, Continental Breakfast, Exhibitors, and Networking

8:45 am – 10:15 am — Honoring Gender Diversity in Eating Disorder Treatment:  Beyond the Binary
Rachel Porter PsyD with guest Emmy Johnson

10:15 am – 10:45 am — Break for Exhibitors and Networking

10:45 am – 12:15 pm — The Cultural Culinary Challenge:  Managing Varying Nutritional Needs in Eating Disorders Care 
Leah L. Graves RDN, LDN, CEDRD-S, FAED

12:15 pm – 1:15 pm — LUNCH

1:15 pm – 2:45 pm — The Insider’s Guide to Autism Spectrum and Eating Disorders
Kim Clairy OTR/L

2:45 pm – 3:00 pm — BREAK

3:00 pm – 4:30 pm — R-E-S-P-E-C-T : Tell You What it Means to Be Me! (Working with parents, partners, and families)
Adrienne Ressler MA, CEDS, F.iaedp

Including Presentation Detail and Learning Objectives

Hotel Indigo Asheville is offering a preferred rate with limited inventory for our conference.  Please contact the hotel at 828.239.0239 and mention ‘Carolina Resource Center for Eating Disorders Workshop’ for reservations before January 24.–ROOM BLOCK CLOSED
*$135 plus taxes/fees available 2/28 and 3/1  

Questions and ADA (if you have special needs, please contact):
Simone Seitz | Executive Director, CRC for ED (contact info below)