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This webinar was presented live on October 26, 2022.
The intuitive eating community insists that food addiction does not exist. But evidence suggests otherwise. There is a timely need to discuss areas of convergence and divergence between differing schools of thought. In this presentation, Dr. David Wiss uses storytelling to share his journey as a dietitian working in mental and behavioral health settings.
CPE Level: 2
Performance Indicators: 3.1.2, 4.1.2, 12.3.1
- Describe the current controversies surrounding the food addiction construct
- Describe how food addiction and principles of intuitive eating converge and diverge
- Explore and design individualized treatment strategies
David Wiss, PhD, MS, RDN
David became a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN) in 2013 and founded Nutrition in Recovery, a group practice specializing in the treatment of eating and substance use disorders. In 2017, David received the “Excellence in Practice” award at the national Food and Nutrition Conference and Expo. The California Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics awarded him the “Emerging Dietetic Leader Award” in 2020.
David earned his PhD from UCLA’s Fielding School of Public Health in the Community Health Sciences department, with a minor in Health Psychology. His dissertation investigated the links between adverse childhood experiences and various mental health outcomes among socially disadvantaged men.