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Eating Disorders: Diagnosis, Interventions, and Screening
April 26, 2023


This free webinar was presented in collaboration with the SAMHSA-funded National Center for Excellence for Eating Disorders (NCEED). 

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Event Description

This webinar will review eating disorder diagnoses/signs and symptoms, list screening tools used to identify eating disorders, describe evidenced-based treatments and best practices for non-specialist management of eating disorders, and provide resources to share with patients and families.  


Jean Doak

Jean Doak

Dr. Jean Doak is a Professor of Psychiatry and Clinical Director in the Center of Excellence for Eating Disorders at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC). Dr. Doak has held various positions in academic medicine, non-profit, and for-profit organizations and within various levels of care. She earned a Bachelor of Science in Psychology and Biology from Houston Baptist University, a Master of Arts in Psychology from University of Houston – Clear Lake, and a Doctorate in Counseling Psychology from the University of Houston. Dr. Doak completed her clinical internship at the University of Texas Medical Branch with a specialization in pediatric psychology and completed a LEAH (Leadership in Education and Adolescent Health) post-doctoral fellowship at Baylor College of Medicine/Texas Children’s Hospital, focusing on education, training and clinical practice in adolescent medicine/mental health with a specialization in eating disorders. 

She has extensive training in Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT), Enhanced Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT-E) for Eating Disorders through the Centre for Research on Eating Disorders at Oxford, and Maudsley Family-Based Treatment (FBT). In addition to clinical practice, her work has focused on clinical training, consultation, program development, research/training/practice integration, and clinical operations. Dr. Doak’s most recent positions include: Assistant Professor at Baylor College of Medicine/Texas Children’s Hospital and Regional Director at Cleveland Center for Eating Disorders/The Emily Program.