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Module 2: Avoidant/Restrictive Food Intake Disorder (ARFID) Training/Workshops.

Module II

This module will help the participant/practitioner identify and learn specific physiology. The module will also address and show how to use those physiological openings to decrease fear and adrenaline in avoidant/restrictive/food intake disorder (ARFID) patient/client.



Kim DiRe', LPC, MEd, SEP, DBH

Dr. Kim DiRé, LPC, MEd, SEP, DBH is passionate about helping people. Her background in education gives awareness to people’s needs and experience teaching those needs in skills sets. Trauma, eating issues, eating disorders, relationships, and effective communication are her specialties. Dr. Kim has an integrated training approach.

She uses her experience from teaching, lecturing, therapy, and writing to honor each individual or group to complete specific goals for each client’s benefit and future.

Kim has her Master’s in Counseling from Argosy University/Phoenix and a Master’s in Education from Chapman University. She is also a certified Hypnotherapist graduating from the Atwood Institute for Research and Education. Her training, individual therapy sessions, and facilitating groups using Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Hypnotherapy and Somatic®Experiencing for trauma healing are useful when working with clients.


Target Audience:

Psychologists, Psychiatrists, MFTs, Counselors, Substance Abuse Counselors, Occupational Therapists, Nurses, Dentists, Physical Therapists, Dietitians, Nutritionists, Mental Health Providers and Medical Health Providers - All levels


Course Objectives:

Module 2:

- Use the therapeutic tools for Module II.
- Identify how to touch into vagas nerve to regulate nervous systems.
- Predict how to read and find more physiological openings.
- Interpret objection without constriction skills.
- Formulate how to good graph.
- Develop ways to motivate for change when fear is barrier.
- Identify the phrenic nerves and their function.
- Identify and discover how to innovate phrenic nerves for optimum function.



Module II - Itinerary

1:00pm - Introduction to Module II and what will be the focus of the training, plus Q & A.

1:30pm - Tools used for this module.

2:30pm - What are physiological openings and how to read them?

3:00pm - Working with .

3:50pm - Break

4:00pm - Therapeutic tools for working with ARFID patients.

4:45pm - Learning about objection without constriction.

5: 30pm - Closing

Module II - Itinerary

9:00am - Question and Answer.

9:30am - Objection without constriction continued.

10:00am - Orienting

10: 30am - Break

10:40 am - Food graphing and why.

11:15am - Food graphing and how.

12:00 noon - Lunch

1:00pm - Demo

2:15pm - Questions about demo.

2:25pm - Break

2:25pm - Practice

3:25pm - Motivation to change when fear is the barrier.

3:30pm - Practice

5:30pm - Closing