PEKIN, Ill., Sept. 15, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Early registration is now open for the third annual International Association of Eating Disorders Professionals (iaedp™) International Chapter's "Professional Training Days." Created especially for eating disorders treatment professionals, this year's event on November 19-20 is hosted by Canadian Chapter Chair, Andrew Sofin, MA, RP, TCF, RMFT.

Early registration for the training conference is available at $110 (USD) per participant on or before September 20, 2021. After that, the registration fee increases to $125. The current-student fee is $75. The group rate for three or more participants is $75 per person. Those interested can register here:

The virtual international training will be accessible to health care professionals from around the globe. Learn more about the iaedp™ International Chapter by visiting

Experts from Bulgaria, Canada, Costa Rica, Egypt, United Kingdom and the United States will present virtually in English for two full days and will focus on this year's theme, "Build a Professional Practice as an Eating Disorder Professional: The Business and Clinical Foundations." Participants who complete the course will be awarded a Certificate of Completion following the training.

The training schedule begins on November 19 and ends on November 20, offering several key training courses for eating disorder treatment professionals all at one time and place. All times are EDT.

Day 1 – November 19, 2021
The Business Foundation for A Successful Private Practice
10:00 am- 6:00 p.m.
Presenters: Andrew Sofin, MA, RP, TCF, RMFT (Canada) and Amanda Bacchus, RSW, RP, RMFT (Canada)
Learn about finances, finding clients, website, social media, PR, marketing, client and practice management software, virtual vs. physical office and other important topics to help a practice become successful.

Day 2 – November 20, 2021
The Clinical Foundation for A Successful Practice
10:00-10:30 a.m. – Keynote: Best practices for working with the family of an ED client
Presented by Dr. Janet Treasure, PhD, FRCP, FRCPsych, OBE (UK)
Psychiatry in the Treatment of ED
10:30-11:30 a.m. – Integrative treatment for eating disorders and ACT
Presented by Dr. Rick Bishop, MD, CEDS, FAED, F.iaedp (USA)
11:30am-12:30 p.m. - Psychotherapy in the treatment of eating disorders
Presented by Dr. Elisaveta V. Pavlova, PhD, CEDS (Bulgaria)
1:30-2:30 p.m. – Roundtable with all the presenters
Integrative Treatment for ED and ACT
2:30- 3:00 p.m. – Psychiatry in the treatment of eating disorders
Presented by Dr. Heba Essawy, MD, CEDS (Egypt)
4:00-5:00 p.m. – Medical treatment of eating disorders
Presented by Dr. Suzzane MacDonald, MD, FRCP(c), FAAP (Canada)
5:00-6:00 p.m. – Rebuilding the Food Identity in patients with eating disorders
Presented by Dr. Rosanna Mauro de Maya, MS, CEDRD-S (Costa Rica)

"This is a very uniquely designed training delivered by some of the very best eating disorder treatment professionals in the field," said Blanche Williams, Director of International Development at the iaedp™ Foundation. "Clinicians who are speakers will provide participants with the confidence, knowledge and skills to start a private practice."

About iaedp™ Foundation - Since 1985, the International Association of Eating Disorders Professionals has provided education and training standards to an international and multidisciplinary group of various healthcare treatment providers and helping professions.

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Susan Lomelino, iaedp Foundation, 214-564-3285,


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