#OTalk – 24th February 2015 – #EDAW15 Occupational Therapy and Eating Disorders

Tonight’s #OTalk in on eating disorders and occupational therapy. Here’s the official blog post – we’d love it if you could join us.

OTalk

Last year, we (@pd2ot and @geekyOT) hosted an #OTalk tweetchat about occupational therapy and eating disorders for Eating Disorders Awareness Week (#EDAW14). We had 63 participants, and tweets from the chat made 659,387 impressions.

This year, Eating Disorders Awareness Week (#EDAW15) will run from Monday 23rd February – Sunday 1st March 2015. To coincide with this, we will be hosting another #OTalk on Tuesday 24th February at 8pm GMT (click the link to check your local time).

A real strength of the chat last year was having the contributions of clinicians/students and those who had personal experience of eating disorders throughout the chat – this year we’d encourage the same thing. So whatever your background, if you have any thoughts on the below topics, please join us!

Questions

  1. What types of individual/group interventions could occupational therapists use when working with people with eating disorders? What theory/evidence can be useful?
  2. If you have experienced…

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