Who Gets Treated for Eating Disorders in Los Angeles?

low cost eating disorder treatment Los Angeles County

Update June 2021: We are so excited to have our own low-cost option. Please read more here.  This NEDAwareness week, I’ve been thinking a lot about the theme of “Let’s Get Real.” One stubborn myth about eating disorders is that they affect primarily white, upper-middle-class females. It would take you just one afternoon at my …

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March Against ED and Eating Disorder Lobby Day 2015

In October I attended the second annual March Against ED (AKA “MOM March”), followed by Eating Disorder Lobby Day for the Anna Westin Act (H.R.2515/S. 1865) in Washington, DC. The Act is the first eating disorders-specific bill to receive bipartisan support at introduction, which is exciting. There is hope that the bill will be passed …

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Winter LACPA Eating Disorder SIG meetings (2015-2016)

Thursday, November 12 at 7:15 pm. Title: Medical-Legal Aspects of Eating Disorder Treatment with Emphasis on Denial of Care Presenter: David Rudnick, M.D., Ph.D. Learning Objectives: 1) Become familiar with the issues in the treatment of eating disorders that are most likely to trigger legal interventions on behalf of patients. 2)  Understand the meaning of …

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July LACPA Eating Disorder SIG Meeting

I am so excited to confirm the next speaker for the Eating Disorder SIG who will be joining us from Washington, DC. Wednesday, July 22 at 7:15 pm   Presenter:  Kathleen MacDonald Title:   Advocacy and the Eating Disorder World:  Why Clinicians Matter Location:  The office of Dr. Lauren Muhlheim (4929 Wilshire Boulevard, Suite 1000, Los Angeles) …

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Who Killed the 50 minute session?

What Consumers Should Know about Changes to Psychotherapy Sessions in 2013 By Lauren Muhlheim, Psy.D., CEDS and Kantor & Kantor, LLP Unbeknownst to most mental health consumers, a change went into effect in January, 2013 that may have far-reaching ramifications for those receiving outpatient psychotherapy.  For the first time in 15 years, changes were made …

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