Eating Disorder Training

Learn at your own pace with this recorded training.

Asia Place has packed her 9+ years of specialized training and experience into this comprehensive course. Don’t miss this opportunity to learn from an expert!
Beginner level training is great for counselors, social workers, marriage and family therapists as well as dietitians, personal trainers, medical providers, teachers, family, friends and more!


The extensive information in this beginner level course equips providers to accurately assess and diagnose eating disorders in adults, provide basic interventions, and offer referrals and resources to these patients. A key component to successfully diagnosing these disorders is recognizing which patients may need to be assessed for them. This goal is accomplished through a review of statistics about the prevalence of eating disorders in specific demographics and populations, such as BIPOC, LGBTQI+, geriatrics, and disabled, as well as with co-occurring conditions such as substance use, trauma and other co-morbidities. Topics discussed in this packed program include: myths about eating disorder, triggers and correlations, neurobiology of the disorder, assessment questions, screening tools, DSM-V diagnoses, orthorexia, athletes/steroid use/”biggerexia,” EDercise vs mindful movement, body image, Body Dysmorphic Disorder, medical complications, admission criteria for levels of care, evidenced-based treatments and interventions for outpatient care and referrals to specialized treatment facilities in Ohio.
Asia Place mental health counselor

About the Presenter

Asia Place, LPCC-S, CDCA has 9+ years of experience and training in eating disorder treatment.

Prior to her current work in private practice, she worked at The Center for Balanced Living (now The Emily Program), a specialized eating disorder facility in Columbus, Ohio, where she served as:


1. Cite statistics regarding the prevalence of eating disorders in specific demographics and populations in order to identify patients who may need to be assessed for eating disorders.
2. Identify the triggers, correlations and various causes of eating disorders, including the basic neurobiology of these disorders.
3. Review the DSM-V diagnostic criteria for Anorexia Nervosa, Bulimia Nervosa, Binge Eating Disorder, Other Specified Feeding and Eating Disorders, and Avoidant Restrictive Feeding and Intake Disorder.
4. Incorporate diagnostic criteria, specific eating and behavior questions and standardized screening tools to accurately assess and diagnose eating disorders.
5. Identify restrictive eating disorder behaviors/symptoms, clinical objective binges, and purging compensatory behaviors/symptoms. 6. Recognize signs/symptoms of orthorexia.
7. Explain steroid use and its relationship with “muscle dysmorphia/bigger-rexia.”
8. Compare and contrast compulsive, excessive, and/or unhealthy “ED-ercise” vs. healthy mindful movement.
9. Compare and contrast Eating Disorders and Body Dysmorphic Disorder (BDD).
10. List potential medical complications of eating disorders.
11. Distinguish levels for care for eating disorder treatment and criteria for admission to each.
12. List and utilize at least 5 of the evidenced-based treatments and interventions for treating adult clients with eating disorders at the outpatient level of care.
13. Identify at least 3 places where patients can receive specialized, higher level of care treatment for eating disorders in Ohio.
14. Use information and resources to educate clients and supports about body image, fat phobia, diet culture, eating disorder behaviors, diagnosis, medical complications, and evidence-based treatment interventions.


With CEUs- No longer available
Without CEUs- Was $69.99 Inflation relief price: NOW $50!


  • Unlimited access to the training video for personal use (not for public broadcast)
  • 4 hours of training by an expert in the field
  • PDF of slides

​Links to download video and handouts are EMAILED to you immediately in your order confirmation. Be sure to put the email you want them sent to on the checkout page.

Training is appropriate for professionals (counselors, social workers, marriage and family therapists, dietitians, personal trainers, medical providers, teachers, etc) as well as family, friends and loved ones.

Continuing Education

No longer available due to expiration of approval on 10/31/2023.

Disclosure statements

Presenter Asia Place, LPCC-S, does not have any any financial or other relationships the would cause bias or conflict of interest. She has not, and is not, receiving funding, product royalties, research grants or other support for presentation of this material or resources discussed within.

Agenda (Content)

Hour 1
Statistics and prevalence in specific demographics
Triggers and correlation

Hour 2
DSM-V diagnoses
Athletes and steroid use/bigger-rexia
​ED-ercise vs mindful movement
Body Image/Body Dysmorphic Disorder
Hour 3
Level of care criteria
Medical complications
Assessment questions
Screening tools

Hour 4
Evidence-based treatments
Interventions for outpatient level of care
Where to refer for specialized treatment in Ohio for higher levels of care
Links to download video and slides are EMAILED to you immediately in your order confirmation. Be sure to put the email you want them sent to on the checkout page.