Join us for the 2018 EDRS Conference & Hall of Fame Awards Reception

Please join Eating Disorders Recovery Support (EDRS) for our annual conference weekend: Stepping Out of Our Comfort Zone: Integrating Creativity, Research and Technology to Cultivate Connection. This year's conference will focus on treatment access for marginalized folks, blending evidence-based treatment with creativity and clinical intuition, emerging technologies in eating disorder treatment, and more.

The festivities begin with an EDRS Hall of Fame Awards Reception on Friday, January 26 featuring our honorees, heavy hors d'oeuvres and wine, live music, and dancing. All events will be hosted at the Embassy Suites in San Rafael. The all-day conference will follow on Saturday, January 27 with six CEUs.

Schedule at a Glance
Friday, January 26, 2018
6:00–8:00 pm:            EDRS Hall of Fame Awards Reception

Saturday, January 27, 2018
8:30 am:                     Registration & Continental Breakfast
9:00–9:30 am:            EDRS Welcoming Remarks
9:30–10:30 am:          Keynote: Historical Trauma and Modern Day Oppression:                                    How Does This Relate to Eating Disorders?                                                         by Gloria Lucas 
10:45 am–12:45 pm:  Concurrent Workshop #1 / Workshop #2 
12:45–2:00 pm:          Luncheon
2:00–5:00 pm:            Concurrent Workshop # 3 / Workshop #4
5:00 pm:                     Conference Adjourns

Presentations on: Neuro-regulation and Eating Disorders; Transgender, Gender Affirming Care and Eating Disorder Treatment; Integrating Evidence-Based Treatment with Clinical Intuition; ED, Trauma & EMDR; Coached Family Meal & Paradoxical Approaches to Re-feeding Resistant Clients; Ethical and Evidenced-Based Implications of Emerging Technologies in Eating Disorder Treatment 

Speakers include: 
Gloria Lucas, Maria Christina, PhD, Rachel Liger, MS, RD, DaLene Forrester Thacker, PhD, LMFT, LPCC , Ed Hamlin, PhD,  Sand Chang, PhD, & Jenna Tregarthen 

Event Pricing 
Awards Reception: $50 per ticket

Conference (Includes six CEU hours): 
Before December 13, 2017: $150 per ticket
After January 17, 2018: $175 per ticket
Student/Intern/Residences Conference: $50 per ticket

Online Registration will open in October.

Sponsorship opportunities are available. Please contact Christina Weiss, LMFT at 310-938-9729 or

All Proceeds for the 2018 EDRS Reception & Conference will go towards EDRS Treatment scholarship funds which help those in need of financial assistance for outpatient treatment.

For more information, please visit

We hope to see you in January!
- The EDRS Board

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