The Use of Art and Creative Methods in Eating Disorder Treatment

Join us for First Wednesdays at Oliver-Pyatt Centers! For our June edition, board-certified art therapist and licensed mental health counselor Annie Hoffman, MA, LMHC, ATR-BC will present “The Use of Art and Creative Methods in Eating Disorder Treatment” on Wednesday, June 7th!

Annie will present on specific areas related to the introduction of art materials and creative methods when working with individuals in a therapeutic setting for the treatment of eating disorders. She will also review some considerations that are unique to eating disorder treatment and the use of creative methods. Participants will gain an understanding of how to safely use these materials and methods while remaining in their respective scopes of practice.

Through this presentation, participants will identify when to consult with and/or refer to an art therapist and name three considerations for safety in the use of art materials. Participants will also be able to identify three therapeutic areas of focus that are common when using art materials in the treatment of eating disorders.

Registration, lunch and mingling begin at 12 pm and the presentation will be from 12:30-1:30pm. 1 CE hour will be offered for: PhD, PsyD, LMFT, LMHC, LCSW, LPCC, and RD. If you would like to join OPC’s First Wednesdays on May 3rd, please RSVP to Luisa Benda at or RSVP here by Monday, June 5th.


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