Acceptance and Commitment Therapy for Eating Disorders

Rhonda Merwin, PhD of Duke University Medical Center

ACT is a contemporary cognitive-behavioral therapy that helps individuals let go of the struggle with difficult thoughts and feelings, so that they can author and pursue personal values. This webinar will provide an overview of the ACT model and its application to eating disorders. Participants will learn the head (theory), heart (experience) and hands (tools) of ACT via both didactic and experiential learning methods.