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March 2, 2017

The Good, The Bad, & The Body Positive: Social Media’s Impact on Recovery & How to Make the Most of it

A Workshop in recognition of National Eating Disorders Awareness Week 2017


Social Media is an ever-changing and quickly evolving reality for people of all ages. As with most things, there are positives and negatives to being  involved in various social media platforms and online communities. This workshop will take a look at the impact of social media in general and the specific intersection of social media platforms with body image, self-esteem and eating disorder recovery.  Attendees will leave with  a greater understanding of the issues and specific strategies for staying recovery-focused in a digital world.

WORKSHOP TITLE:
The Good, The Bad, & The Body Positive: Social Media’s Impact on Recovery & How to Make the Most of it

WHEN:
Thursday, March 2, 2017
7:00 - 8:30 PM

WHERE:
The Conference Center at Sheppard Pratt
6501 N. Charles St, Towson, MD  

RSVP:
Event is FREE but space is limited. Pre-registration is highly encouraged. Reserve your seat by clicking the "Register" button above and submitting the online RSVP form. Walk-ins will be accommodated on event day on a first-come first-served basis.  

SPEAKER BIO:

Dr. MakhzoumiSaniha Makhzoumi, Ph.D.

Dr. Makhzoumi is currently a postdoctoral fellow at The Center for Eating Disorders inpatient and partial hospitalization programs. She graduated from the University of Maryland Baltimore County with her Doctorate in Clinical Psychology and completed her predoctoral internship at the Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital at Stanford University. Prior to obtaining her Ph.D., she earned a Masters in Clinical Psychology from Teacher’s College at Columbia University. Throughout graduate school, Dr. Makhzoumi focused her clinical training on eating disorders as well as anxiety, depression, and neuropsychology. In addition, she worked as a research assistant at the Johns Hopkins Eating Disorders Program during graduate school. Her dissertation explored weight gain trajectories during hospital-based treatment for anorexia as markers of treatment response and outcome. She previously worked at CED as a doctoral extern where she conducted individual and group therapy. She has extensive training in CBT, DBT, IPT, and motivational interviewing with all ages. 

 

 

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