Riley Nickols, PhD, CEDS participated in this webinar hosted by the Society for Sport, Exercise, and Performance Psychology, APA Division 47. Additional panelists included Jessica Bartley, PsyD, Sharon Chirban, PhD, and moderator Marina Galante, MS.
The webinar explores a wide range of topics specific to athletes with eating disorders and the participants provided research to inform assessment, treatment, and applied work with athletes.
Dr. Nickols and the other panelists discuss a range of topics including: athlete vulnerabilities in the development of eating disorders, complex dynamics and issues associated with eating pathology, identification of eating disorder symptoms, and suggestions when making appropriate referrals for athletes.
The panelists also provide practical recommendations for sport psychology practitioners providing care for athletes with eating disorders.
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