Bio Mark Wolever is a Clinical Trainer at Veritas Collaborative, a specialty hospital system for the treatment of eating disorders. Mark is a licensed psychologist and served as a psychotherapist at Veritas for 4 years prior to accepting the role of Clinical Trainer. He received his Ph.D. from The University of Toledo in 1997. His work is guided by the principles of behavioral medicine and the power of the mind-body interaction. He is certified in clinical hypnosis by the American Society of Clinical Hypnosis and has significant experience in the use of hypnosis to support behavior change, to intervene in stress-related and mood disorders, and to cope with complex illnesses which lie at the intersection of mental and physical health. Mark continues to provide psychotherapy through his private practice in Durham, NC.
Breakout Presentation Having Tough Patient Conversations
About the Presentation There are many challenging conversations that arise during the treatment of eating disorders. Clinicians of all disciplines must develop the ability to manage these difficult conversations in an honest, transparent and nuanced manner. Participants in this workshop will have the opportunity to work with a multidisciplinary panel of experts to work through typical questions encountered during eating disorders care. Disciplines include psychotherapy, psychiatry, primary medicine, and nutrition. In addition, participants will work through material from case studies and their own practices to enhance this important skill set.