Exposure and Response prevention is predicated upon learning through experience that feared consequences do not occur, and developing new non-fear associations. Dr. Kim will present techniques for using in vivo and imaginal exposures in eating disorder treatment to help patients habituate to feared situations in the safety of planned and structured exposures.

Learning Objectives

  1. Identify the elements of exposure and response prevention
  2. Understand the rationale and methodology of using exposure and response prevention in eating disorder treatment
  3. Identify methods for developing and using in vivo and imaginal exposures for use in eating disorder treatment

Presenter: Norman H. Kim, PhD