CRC for ED Hosts the 13th Annual HEAL Conference

2020 HEAL (Healthy Eating & Living) Conference
Dynamic Speakers.  Connection.  Continuing Education

Thursday, February 27th
Noon – 4:00 pm (check-in begins at 11:15 am)

Friday, February 28th – Friday is SOLD OUT as of 2/13/20
8:45 am – 4:30 pm (check-in begins at 7:45 am)

Location: 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 (10 possible) CEs.  Take a look at this year’s schedule, speakers, and topics… and register now!  Seating is limited and we will sell out.

REGISTER HERE Registration opens Wednesday, November 6, 2019 and closes Tuesday, February 25, 2020 at Noon – no on-site registration.  

*Thursday session only:
General registration:  $75
CRC for ED’s Professional Member Network: $60

*Friday conference only:  – SOLD OUT 
General registration: $170
CRC for ED’s Professional Member Network: $140

*Both Thursday & Friday:  – Friday is SOLD OUT  
General registration: $230
CRC for ED’s Professional Member Network: $185

Fees Include: Sessions with Continuing Education Verification.  Break refreshment Thursday’s session.  Continental breakfast, lunch, break refreshment Friday’s sessions.


Thursday, February 27, 2020
11:15 am – Noon — Check-in, Sponsor Exhibitors, and Networking

Noon – 4 pm — Body Talk: Using Storytelling & Metaphor to Understand & Treat Body Image Distress
Anita Johnston, PhD, CEDS-S

Sponsored by        
*There will be a short refreshment break and the timing will be determined by Dr. Johnston

Friday, February 28, 2020
7:45 am – 8:45 am — Check-in, Continental Breakfast, Annual Partner Exhibitors, and Networking

8:45 am – 10:15 am — Caregiver Empowerment – An EFFT-Informed Approach
Elizabeth Easton, PsyD, CEDS

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

10:45 am – 12:15 pm — Staying in Your Lane – Until You Can’t: Balancing Scope of Practice & Competent Client Care
Anna M. Lutz, MPH, RD, LDN, CEDRD-S and Sandra Wartski, PsyD, CEDS

12:15 pm – 1:15 pm — LUNCH

1:15 pm – 2:45 pm — Recognizing and Effectively Treating Avoidant Restrictive Food Intake Disorder (ARFID)
Jodi Petry, MS, OTR/L, BCP, SCFES and Virginia E. Covington, MSW, LCSW

2:45 pm – 3:00 pm — BREAK

3:00 pm – 4:30 pm — Binge-eating Disorder: An Evidence-based Approach to Diagnosis and Treatment
Christine M. Peat, PhD, LP

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 or register through this link*: 2020CRCEDSeminar-HotelIndigoAshevilleDowntown
*$135 plus taxes/fees available 2/27 and 2/28
**If you use the link to go to the website, click ‘Book Online’ in the top right-hand corner of the page. Enter the date/s and your customized rate will populate.

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