#45: The Pro’s and Con’s of eating disorder treatment with Ovidio Bermudez, M.D.
IN THIS EPISODE
Ovidio Bermudez, M.D. is the Senior Medical Director of Child & Adolescent Services, Chief Clinical Education Officer and Executive Ambassador for Eating Recovery Center and affiliates. He holds academic appointments as Clinical Professor of Psychiatry and Pediatrics at the University of Colorado School of Medicine and University of Oklahoma College of Medicine. He is Board certified in Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine.
Dr. Bermudez is a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics, the Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine, the Academy for Eating Disorders, and the International Association of Eating Disorders Professionals. He is Past Chairman and currently Senior Advisor to the Board of Directors of the National Eating Disorders Association, Co-Founder of the Eating Disorders Coalition of Tennessee and Co-founder of the Oklahoma Eating Disorders Association. He is a Certified Eating Disorders Specialist and training supervisor by the International Association of Eating Disorders Professionals and serves on its Board of Directors.
We discuss topics including:
- No apologies for intervening with a sense of urgency
- What are sacrifices and rewards of eating disorder treatment
- Prioritize the therapeutic alliance
- What is good care?
- Teaching families to recharge and take care of themselves
- The benefits of EFFT (Emotion Focus Family Therapy)
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