4th Irish National Eating Disorders Conference

“Impulsivity, Addiction and Compassion: their relevance to the understanding and management of eating disorders”

Friday, February 22nd 2019 (09:30-16:30)

In conjunction with BODYWHYS (www.bodywhys.ie), Conference Networking Ireland is delighted to announce the 4th Irish National Eating Disorders Conference will take place on Friday, February 22nd, 2019 at the wonderfully restored historic Art Deco Trinity Gas Building, 24 D'Olier Street, Dublin 2.

This clinical conference is aimed primarily at health care professionals interested in eating disorders, though anyone affected by an eating disorder is welcome to attend.

In addition to the conference itself, there will be a separate, concurrent session in the afternoon for those affected by an eating disorder.

Cost: €110 (includes lunch) or €100 (without lunch)
Booking for this conference will open in early November

Further information: www.conferencenetworking.ie or from Gerard Butcher pbasreraprargjbexvat@tznvy.pbz


Keynote Speakers

Prof Fernando Fernández-Aranda, Head of Eating Disorders Unit,
Department of Psychiatry
University Hospital of Bellvitge-IDIBELL, Hospitalet del Llobregat (Barcelona, Spain)
Topic: “The challenge of impulsivity in eating disorders; research and practical management approaches”.

Dr Susana Jiménez-Murcia, Head of Pathological Gambling Unit,
Department of Psychiatry
University Hospital of Bellvitge, Hospitalet del Llobregat (Barcelona, Spain)
Topic: “A trans-diagnostic perspective on food addiction: clinical and management strategies”.

Afternoon Workshop: (3 hours)
Gerard Butcher, MSc., Adjunct Assistant Professor,
Department of Psychiatry, Trinity College Dublin.
Topic: “Compassion-Focused Therapy in the Treatment of Eating Disorders”

With thanks to BODYWHYS BODYWHYS for administrative support.

Poster Session

Please note too that a poster session will be held if there is sufficient interest. Contact Treel Ohgpure if you wish to submit a poster presentation.