Carolyn Blackman, RN, LCSW
CREDENTIALS/DISCIPLINE: RN, LCSW 20 yrs in ED, EMDR and Internal Family Systems
Board Certified: Board of Registered Nurses and Board of Behavioral Sciences
Number of patients with eating disorders you treat annually: 15+
EDUCATION, TRAINING, and EXPERTISE: Family Systems, Cognitive Behavioral, EMDR, Internal Family Systems, Psychodrama, Art.
Connection is everything. Missed connections should be repaired. Voices in the head need to be explored to unburden fears and secret histories. Eating disorders are healed within the context of family
Yes, I feel you can recover from an eating disorder and I define recovery as: No longer using ED as a coping skill.
LANGUAGES: English, Sign
POPULATIONS SERVED: Adolescents, Adults, Athletes, Children, Couples, Ethnic Minorities, Families, Females, GLBT, Males.
CONDITIONS TREATED: Abuse, Addictions, Affective Disorders, Anorexia Nervosa, Binge Eating, Body Dysmorphic Disorder, Bulimia Nervosa, Compulsive Exercise, Dissociative Disorders, Night Eating Syndrome, NOS (Eating Disorders Not Otherwise Specified), Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, Overeater, Overweight.
TREATMENT APPROACHES: Art Therapy, Biofeedback, Cognitive Behavioral, Couples Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, EMDR, Family Therapy, Hypnosis, Individual Therapy, Support Groups. Willing to work as part of a team. Coordination of care with nutritionist, MD, dentist.
TREATMENT SETTINGS: Outpatient, Intensive Outpatient, Phone Counseling.