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  • October 13, 2018
    9:30 am - 12:00 pm


Canyon View Community Center
471 Maidu Drive
United States
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Leilani Sechler, LMFT


Eating Disorders: Understanding the Basics of the Most Life-Threatening Mental Health Disorders

Saturday October 13, 2018 from 9:30am to 12:00 noon

Provider Name and approval #: Sierra Foothills Chapter of CAMFT, Provider # 97723

Title: Eating Disorders: Understanding the Basics of the Most Life-Threatening Mental Health Disorders.

Description of the course: Eating disorders are complex illnesses which require comprehensive treatment approaches. This course is designed to clarify essential information for the appropriate diagnosis and management of eating disorders in a variety of settings. Specifically, this course will provide an overview of the different types of eating disorders, including Binge Eating Disorder, Anorexia, Bulimia, and others, as well as an exploration of their clinical presentations.


  1. Describe the difference between the diagnostic criteria for Anorexia, Bulimia, and Binge Eating Disorders.
  2. Describe how the DSM-5 characterizes the severity markers for the various eating disorder diagnoses.
  3. Describe two or more indicators that a client may be appropriate for a higher level of care than outpatient therapy/counseling in order to assist clinicians.

Target Audience: This workshop is for licensed clinicians (LMFT, LCSW, LPCC and LEP) as well and pre-licensed AMFT, ASW, APC, graduate students and trainees.


9:30 to 9:45 Introduction
9:45 to 10:30 Workshop
10:30 to10:45 Break (coffee, tea, water, light refreshments)
10:45 to 12 Workshop

Instructor’s name and credentials: Leilani Sechler, LMFT since 2016, received her bachelor’s degree in psychology from California State University, Sacramento, and her master’s degree in counseling psychology from National University in 2012. During her master’s program, she trained as a grief counselor in the hospice program at Kaiser Permanente before settling on a career in eating disorders. Ms. Sechler is the program director at Center for Discovery in Sacramento, California, and has been working in the field of eating disorder treatment since 2012. In addition to eating disorders, Ms. Sechler specializes in grief and loss and PTSD and uses cutting edge Brainspotting therapy to resolve trauma.


Licensed (LMFT, LCSW, LPCC, LEP) AMFT, ASW, graduate school, trainees
Member of any CAMFT Chapter $25 Member of any CAMFT Chapter $15
Not member of CAMFT Chapter $35 Not member of CAMFT CHAPTER $25

Refund Policy: Early registration closes on Tuesday, October 9, 2018, at 6 p.m. Refunds provided to registrants up to the close of registration, minus a $5 refund fee. No refunds after the close of registration. No partial credit for arriving late or leaving early.

Canyon View Community Center
471 Maidu Drive
Auburn, CA 95603

Instructions for accommodations: Contact Dianne Murden at diannemurde@yahoo.com or call/text her at 530 305 2066.

Instructions for grievances: Contact Dianne Murden at diannemurde@yahoo.com or call/text her at 530 305 2066.

Award of course completion certificates: Attendees will receive CEU Certificate or Attendance Certificate at the end of the course and upon completion of course evaluation.

BBS statement: “Course meets the qualifications for 2 hours of continuing education credit for LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs, and LEPs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences.”

“Sierra Foothills Chapter of CAMFT is approved by the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists to sponsor continuing education or LMFT, LCSW, LPCC and LEP as well as AMFT, ASW, APPC, graduate students and trainees.”