Elizabeth Lloyd Mayer, PhD, discusses the differences in male and female development in early adolescence, the kinds of pressure adolescent girls experience from their parents, and ways of helping girls discover their value. Lynda Chassler, PhD, focuses on the relationship of attachment patterns to eating disorders.
This CE program is designated as intermediate to advanced.
Target audience: Psychologists, mental health counselors, marriage and family therapists, social workers, addiction counselors, nurses
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Subject Matter Experts:
At the time of this interview, Elizabeth Lloyd Mayer, PhD, was an associate clinical professor in the Psychology Department, University of California at Berkeley, and in the Psychiatry Department at the University of California Medical Center, San Francisco. She was also a training and supervising analyst of the San Francisco Psychoanalytic Institute, a fellow of the International Consciousness Research Laboratories at Princeton University, and a visiting scholar at Harvard University, where she worked with Carol Gilligan. On numerous editorial boards, she published and lectured widely, with a particular focus on differences in early male and female development, the developmental impact of early music education, the divergence between public and private theories in clinical practice and scientific research, the nature of healing, and the place of subjectivity and intersubjectivity in science.
Lynda Chassler, PhD, is a graduate of New York University and Adelphi School of Social of Work and has her PhD in psychology. Her dissertation topic was "Attachment Difficulties in Anorexia Nervosa and Bulimia: An Application of Attachment Theory to a Study of People With and Without Eating Disorders." In addition, Dr. Chassler is a Board Certified Diplomat in Clinical Social Work and has a certificate of training in psychoanalysis. Dr. Chassler teaches for the Extension Division of the Los Angeles Institute and Society for Psychoanalytical Studies, where she is an associate member. She is also adjunct faculty for Antioch University, Los Angeles, and teaches and supervises for the Wright Institute. Along with her private practice, she provides lectures, seminars, and workshops to promote a higher level of awareness of anorexia and bulimia among the general public.
Barbara Alexander, LCSW, BCD, is a graduate of the Smith College School for Social Work and the Child and Adolescent Psychotherapy Program of the Chicago Institute for Psychoanalysis. After working for 13 years in child psychiatric settings and 30 years in private practice, she is now founder and president of On Good Authority, and an expert interviewer.
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Upon completing this program, participants should be able to
- Describe differences in male/female development and assist girls in recognizing their value;
- Analyze eating disorders from the point of view of attachment theory.