36 minutes | Jul 22nd 2019

The Neuroscience of Recovery with Dr. Guido Frank | Episode 56

Guido Frank, MD, joins the podcast to talk about his experience as a psychiatrist and researcher who studies biological underpinnings of eating disorders. We talked about: His career experiences and goal to bridge the gap between research and clinical practice How the brain changes in response to restriction The vicious cycle/feedback loop caused by restriction Biological explanations for why people feel so stuck in their eating disorder How the brain recovers after eating disorder behaviors remit Why neuroscience gives us hope that recovery is possible Link to resource Dr. Frank mentions on this episode: https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0031938418309636 Get your copy of Dr. Anderson’s book, Recover Your Perspective, on Amazon.com! Get a signed paperback on my website. This podcast is hosted and produced by Janean Anderson, Ph.D., CEDS-S.Dr. Anderson is a licensed psychologist, author, and podcast host.She holds the Certified Eating Disorder Specialist designation from the International Association of Eating Disorder Professionals (IAEDP).She is the Founder and Director of Colorado Therapy & Assessment Center, an outpatient treatment center in Denver, Colorado that specializes in eating disorders.  Dr. Anderson also provides private, one-on-one recovery coaching for listeners of the podcast and for treatment providers seeking supervision and consultation for their CEDS.Interested?Email for more info: podcast@eatingdisorderrecoverypodcast.com To learn more about the podcast, visit www.eatingdisorderrecoverypodcast.com.  Follow Dr. Anderson’s work here: Facebook.com/DrAndersonAuthor Facebook.com/DrJaneanAnderson Twitter.com/DrJanean Instagram @drjaneananderson Get emails about Dr. Anderson’s writing and other happenings at www.eatingdisorderrecoverypodcast.com Guest Bio: Dr. Frank has trained in adult, adolescent and child psychiatry, and has received extensive training in psychotherapy. He is currently an associate professor at the University of Colorado. His research interest lies in bridging clinical presentation of eating disorders with brain research to develop more effective treatments. This podcast is sponsored by EDCare. EDCare has provided PHP, IOP & Outpatient treatment for all genders, 18 and over, since 2001. CAMSA ( which stands for Connection, Acceptance, Mindfulness, Sense of Self & Action), is EDCare’s mindfulness-based treatment approach and is incorporated into each individualized treatment plan. Facilities are located in Denver, Colorado Springs, and Kansas City and all treatment is supported by Masters’ Level Clinicians or higher. EDCare offers 4 specialty tracks (BED, ELITE Athlete, Substance Use, & Trauma), and the Connections House, an affordable supportive housing component, adds an extra layer of supervised support. www.eatingdisorder.careor (866) 771-0861
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