Eating Disorders 101
Thursday, March 11 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Join NAMI Central Texas, Eating Recovery Center and Pathlight Behavior Health for a presentation on Eating Disorders 101 by Dr. Allison Chase. In this presentation Dr. Chase will go over criteria for eating disorders, how to talk to your loved one about an eating disorder, and how to get support.
Allison Chase, PhD, CEDS
Eating Recovery Center and Pathlight Mood & Anxiety Center
Allison Chase, PhD, CEDS, has been working in the field of eating disorder treatment for over 20 years. Prior to joining Eating Recovery Center and Pathlight Mood & Anxiety Center, Austin, Dr. Chase was the Principal and Founder of AK Chase & Associates, which she established in Austin in 2003. Dr. Chase’s areas of specialization include child and adolescent mental health issues, the treatment of eating disorders, parental training and education, and family- or team-based therapy.
In addition to serving her patients, Dr. Chase enjoys helping others on a mass scale through presentations and media interviews. She offers training and ongoing education for other professionals across the U.S., as well as workshops for schools and community organizations. Dr. Chase has also taught undergraduate psychology courses at The University of Texas at Austin since 2001. Dr. Chase earned her bachelor’s degree in psychology at the University of California at San Diego. She earned her Ph.D. in clinical psychology at The University of Texas at Austin and completed residency training in Chicago at Rush University Medical Center, in both the departments of psychology and pediatrics. Dr. Chase completed a post-doctoral fellowship at Austin Child Guidance Center as well.