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Episode 7: How Do You Treat an Eating Disorder?: A Stimulating Conversation With Dr. Melanie Smith, Director of Training at the Renfrew Center

Podcast guest, Melanie Smith

Eating disorders rarely travel alone, so how do you simultaneous treat everything at once? Dr. Melanie Smith, CEDS-S, PhD (she/her), gives listeners a peek behind the scenes by breaking down the concepts and interventions used in Renfrew’s Unified Treatment Model (RUTM). Dr. Smith provides an overview of this evidenced based modality, including the specific ways it targets the underlying avoidance maintaining these patterns. Dr. Smith delves into Relational Cultural Theory, and explains that regardless of the modality, the healing happens within a growth fostering relationship.

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