|By PR Newswire||
|January 14, 2013 11:49 AM EST|
- 21st Century Wellness, Inc. subsidiary Rebecca's House Founder to present Abstract on Food Addiction
ORANGE COUNTY, California, Jan. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Rebecca's House is proud to announce Founder, Rebecca Cooper will be attending the "Treatment Modalities for Eating Disorders: Consensus and Controversy". The conference will take place in English and Hebrew on February 4-5, 2013 in the Ramada Hotel in Jerusalem, Israel. The conference will have a clinical focus, offering professionals from all disciplines that treat eating disorders an opportunity to broaden their knowledge about topics on which there is consensus as well as about more controversial issues in the field.
Rebecca will be presenting her abstract on food addiction and eating disorders; followed by a panel discussion on the topic along with other esteemed professionals in the eating disorder and addiction specialty field.
Rebecca's House Dietician Ellyn Silverman, PA, MPH, RD who has over 15 years of clinical experience treating eating disorders, will also be attending the conference and take part in events throughout the two-day conference.
"Many people don't understand how dangerous eating disorders are," Founder Rebecca Cooper stated. "Eating disorders have the highest mortality rate of any known mental illness. We hope to provide education and awareness to gain support and save lives -- especially since February is eating disorder awareness month." Rebecca, a former eating disorders sufferer herself, founded Rebecca's House in 1999 and since then has been one of the most recognized eating disorder treatment centers in the country.
Rebecca Cooper will also be speaking in Los Angeles on February 7th at the Evolution of Addiction Treatment on the topic of "Healing the Brain in Recovery." Rebecca will then be speaking at The South Eastern Eating Disorder Conference (SEED) in Birmingham, AL on February 21.
About Rebecca's House:
Rebecca's House is a premiere eating disorder treatment center that is dedicated to providing the best treatment possible. Rebecca's House helps individuals by taking a more diversified approach in treating various eating disorders and explores alternative means to allow people to live healthy and fulfilling lives.