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Eating Disorders and Obesity: A Counselor's Guide to Prevention and Treatment

Eating Disorders and Obesity: A Counselor's Guide to Prevention and Treatment

Laura H. Choate

ISBN: 978-1-119-22170-8

Sep 2015

459 pages

Select type: O-Book


Both practical and comprehensive, this book provides a clear framework for the assessment, treatment, and prevention of eating disorders and obesity. Focusing on best practices and offering a range of current techniques, leaders in the field examine these life-threatening disorders and propose treatment options for clients of all ages. This text, written specifically for counselors, benefits from the authors’ collective expertise and emphasizes practitioner-friendly, wellness-based approaches that counselors can use in their daily practice.

Parts I and II of the text address risk factors in and sociocultural influences on the development of eating disorders, gender differences, the unique concerns of clients of color, ethical and legal issues, and assessment and diagnosis. Part III explores prevention and early intervention with high-risk groups in school, university, and community settings. The final section presents a variety of treatment interventions, such as cognitive–behavioral, interpersonal, dialectical behavior, and family-based therapy.

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Introduction vii
Laura H. Choate

Acknowledgments xxi

About the Editor xxiii

About the Contributors xxv

Section 1 Foundations

Chapter 1 Sociocultural Infl uences on the Development of Eating Disorders and Obesity 3
Linda Smolak and Caitlin Chun-Kennedy

Chapter 2 Gendered Considerations in the Treatment and Prevention of Eating Disorders 21
Margo Maine and Douglas Bunnell

Chapter 3 Clients of Color and Eating Disorders: Cultural Considerations 45
Regine M. Talleyrand

Chapter 4 Ethical and Legal Issues in Counseling Clients With Eating Disorders 69
Laura H. Choate, Mary A. Hermann, and Leigh Pottle, With Jodi Manton

Section 2 Assessment and Practice Frameworks for Eating Disorders and Obesity

Chapter 5 Assessment and Diagnosis of Eating Disorders 91
Kelly C. Berg and Carol B. Peterson

Chapter 6 Assessment, Consultation, and Intervention for Eating Disorders in Schools 119
Jennifer Maskell Carney and Heather Lewy Scott

Chapter 7 Assessment, Conceptualization, and Intervention With Young Adult Women With EDNOS: A Framework for Practice 141
Alan M. Schwitzer With Constance Rhodes

Section 3 Effective Prevention and Early Intervention for Eating Disorders and Obesity

Chapter 8 Preventing Childhood Obesity 169
Janet A. Lydecker, Elizabeth Cotter, Rachel W. Gow, Nichole R. Kelly, and Suzanne E. Mazzeo

Chapter 9 Prevention of Eating Disorders in Children: Th e Role of the Counselor 201
Niva Piran

Chapter 10 Eating Disorders Prevention With Adolescents and Young Adults 221
Heather Shaw and Eric Stice

Chapter 11 Eff ective Prevention Programs in College and University Settings 241
Deanne Zotter and Justine Reel

Chapter 12 Cognitive–Behavioral Th erapy Guided Self-Help for Binge Eating: A Culturally Sensitive Minimal or Early Intervention Program 265
Fary M. Cachelin, Munyi Shea, and Frances A. Bono

Section 4 Effective Treatments for Eating Disorders and Obesity

Chapter 13 Enhanced Cognitive–Behavioral Therapy Approach to Counseling Clients With Eating Disorders 287
Anthea Fursland and Hunna J. Watson

Chapter 14 Interpersonal Psychotherapy for Clients With Eating Disorders 309
Heather L. Waldron, Marian Tanofsky-Kraff, and Denise E. Wilfley

Chapter 15 Psychosocial Treatments for Obesity and Aberrant Eating Patterns in Youths 345
Kerri N. Boutelle and Stephanie Knatz

Chapter 16 Dialectical Behavior Th erapy for Clients With Complex and Multidiagnostic Eating Disorder Presentations 375
Anita Federici and Lucene Wisniewski

Chapter 17 Family-Based Th erapy for Children and Adolescents With Anorexia 399
Kim Hurst and Shelly Read

Chapter 18 A Relational–Cultural Approach to Working With Clients With Eating Disorders 425
Heather Trepal, Ioana Boie, Victoria Kress, and Tonya Hammer

Index 443