Alli Spotts-De Lazzer and Dr. Lauren Mulheim discuss diagnostic and treatment considerations for atypical anorexia. These considerations include addressing our own weight biases and assessing comorbidities. Resources for clinicians wanting more information and training on addressing eating disorders are also provided.
Alli Spotts-De Lazzer, LMFT, LPCC, is a Certified Eating Disorders Specialist with a private practice in Los Angeles. She is the Communications Committee co-chair for the International Association of Eating Disorders Professionals (iaedp), the former co-chair of the Advocacy and Communications Committee for the Academy for Eating Disorders, and the recipient of the iaedp 2017 Member of the Year award. For information: www.TherapyHelps.Us
Lauren Muhlheim, PsyD, FAED, CEDS-S, specializes in providing evidence-based treatments for eating disorders in the outpatient setting and directs Eating Disorder Therapy LA in Los Angeles. She is a former board member of the Academy for Eating Disorders and the author of When Your Teen Has an Eating Disorder: Practical Strategies to Help Your Teen Overcome Anorexia, Bulimia, and Binge Eating. For information: www.EatingDisorderTherapyLA.com