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Eating Disorders in Adults & Adolescents: An introduction to Assessment, Diagnosis, and Intervention

Eating Disorders in Adults & Adolescents: An introduction to Assessment, Diagnosis, and Intervention

June 1, 2018


Richmont Graduate University

1900 The Exchange SE, Bldg. 100, Atlanta, GA 30339

Presented by

Crystal Marie Burwell, PhD, LPC, NCC is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) and owner of Enchanted Therapeutic Counseling Services (ETCS). Crystal is a native of Raleigh, North Carolina, where she received her doctorate from North Carolina State University (NCSU). Crystal is a member of the original NBCC MFP fellowship. She has a passion for helping people live authentic lives and focuses on wellness and positive psychology. Her clinical specialties include eating disorders, substance abuse, mood and anxiety disorders. She has a new focus on bariatric care and will be launching binge eating and bariatric groups beginning November 2018. Lastly, Crystal teaches graduate counselor education courses at Messiah College and Richmont Graduate University and is a member of the editorial review board for The Professional Counselor (TPC).


This presentation will focus on understanding the basis of eating disorder behavior in adolescents and adults. Learn more about the DSM V changes in eating disorder diagnosis and treatment. Also, learn about medical complications and effects of disordered eating. Stay up to date with trending Eating Disorder treatment and resources for providers and educators.

Level of Audience: Beginner

Learning Objectives

Within the context of this 6 hour workshop, participants will be able to:

  • Discuss recent changes to the DSM-V
  • Critique issues surrounding feeding and eating disorders via case studies/evidenced based research
  • Utilize knowledge regarding medical complications in adults and adolescents via problem solving treatment planning to provide comprehensive care
  • Discuss insurance challenges with treating eating disorders and brainstorm action goals via lobbying power
  • Apply knowledge of cultural diversity using the ADDRESSING model to determine cultural implications when working with eating disorder clients

Registration Information: Register HERE!


Regular Rate (Alumni/Community): $135

Reduced Rate (Alumni/Community): $125 when you register through Richmont’s NEW App! Search for “Richmont” on both Android and Apple app stores.

Continuing Education

6 NBCC CE Clock Hours Awarded

6 CE Hours Awarded to Psychologists

Partial attendance is not awarded.

For questions concerning registration or Continuing Education, please contact Martha Busby at

Refunds: In order to receive a full refund, requests must be made prior to May 28.

Richmont Graduate University has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 4534. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. Richmont Graduate University is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs. 

Richmont Graduate University is approved by the American Psychologist Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. Richmont Graduate University maintains responsibility for this program and its content.