Event: Nashville-area Families Supporting Families
Date/Time: Jan. 3 (7-8 p.m.) and Jan. 31 (6-8 p.m.)
Location: EDCT office
More Info: The Nashville-area Families Supporting Families support group is operating on a modified schedule for January. The group will not meet Jan. 17, because of the holiday, but will convene Jan. 31 from 6-8 p.m. to hear special speaker Lucy Robbin.
Lucy Robbin is a senior faculty member with the William Glasser institute and a certified drug and alchol counselor. Lucy teaches "choice theory," which is based on the beleif that we choose every aspect of our lives. The approach can help us learn and appreciate the value of relationship-building and gives us the first step in learning the tools that can change every relationship in our life.
The normal meeting cycle will resume in February with a Feb. 7 meeting from 7-8 p.m.
Event: Evening of Song & Story
Date/Time: Feb.24 @ 6-9 p.m.
Location: Belle Meade Country Club, Nashville
More Info: This inspiring evening of hope and recovery features entertainment by dynamic singer-songwriter Rivers Rutherford and a compelling story by Nashville parent Steve Walsh. Event chairs are Ellie Billington, Kathy Gibson and Linda Morphis. Contact EDCT Board member and event Co-chair Linda Morphis for more information.
Event: EDCT-Knoxville Professional Symposium
Date/Time: April 4 @ 8a-4:30 p.m.
Location: UT Welcome Center, Knoxville
Event: Community Chat
Location: West End Borders Bookstore, Nashville
We regret that the closure of Borders Bookstore has canceled this event. We are working to reschedule the event for a later date and a different venue. Click here to read a message from event organizers.
Event: 8th Annual Forum for Professionals
"Opening the Doors to Recovery: Key Interventions for Eating Disorders"
Date/Time: April 8-9
Location: Lipscomb University, Nashville
More Info: Hailed the “best conference in the Southeast” by one of last year’s attendees, this year’s Forum features keynote speaker Mark Schwartz, ScD, and a nationwide lineup of breakout session presenters. CE credits and CPEUs available. This event is for treatment professionals and graduate students only. EDCT members, graduate students and early-bird registrants (those who register by March 11) can save on fees. Click here to register.
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Event: "Cracking the Hunger Code: Using Metaphor & Storytelling to Understand Disordered Eating" with internationally known speaker, author and clinical consultant Anita Johnston, PhD
Date/Time: Nov. 8 @ 6-8:30 p.m.
Location: Carolyn P. Brown Memorial Center at UT-Knoxville (1502 West Cumberland Ave, Knoxville, TN 37996)
More Info: Dr. Johnston is the author of Eating in the Light of the Moon: How Women Can Transform Their Relationships with Food Through Myth, Metaphor, and Storytelling. The program lasts from 6-7:30 p.m. and will be followed by refreshments and a meet-and-greet with Dr. Johnston from 7:30-8:30 p.m. Presented by Focus Healthcare of Tennessee and Moonpointe: A Focus Center for Eating Disorders, the event is free and open to the public. Additional sponsors include the UT Department of Nutrition, the UT Obesity Research Center and the UT Psychology Department.