Orthorexia Nervosa
ASSESSING AND TREATING ORTHOREXIA NERVOSA: CASE STUDIES FOR DIETITIANS
Sometimes a person has an unhealthy relationship with food but their symptoms do not meet criteria for an eating disorder diagnosis. There are now various eating disorders besides those traditionally diagnosed that are becoming more commonly seen. Orthorexia nervosa (ON) is an eating disorder that has become better defined in recent years. Commonly known as the "healthy eating" disorder, ON involves a pursuit of pure or right eating. This webinar will define ON and examine how dietitians can assess and diagnose ON. Overall information for nutrition counseling and treatment for ON will be included. The majority of time will be spent examining two case studies in detail. A question and answer session will be held after each case study.
Upon successful completion of this one-hour course, the participant should be able to:
  • Define symptoms involved in diagnosing orthorexia nervosa (ON).


  • Identify aspects of ON that differ from other eating disorders (EDs).


  • Explain the course of treatment for ON.


  • Utilize learned information in practice due to examining detailed case studies.
Live Event Date: Aug 12, 2021
Expiration Date: May 31, 2024
Performance Indicators/Learning Objectives: 4.1.5, 8.3.6, 9.1.3, 10.2.3
Target Audience: RDs, DTRs, Health Professionals
Number of Credits: 1.0
Level(s): 1, 2
Total Cost: $18 ($18.00 per credit)

About the Presenter: Julie Brake, MS, RDN, LD
Julie Brake

Julie Brake is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist, Licensed by the State of Georgia, specializing in family nutrition, sports nutrition, and prevention and treatment of disordered eating. She has also counseled clients for weight management and various nutritional concerns. She received both her Bachelor’s degree and her Master’s degree in Food Science and Human Nutrition from the University of Florida.

Julie has been a private practice dietitian since 2005 and has worked with families and kids with eating issues since 2002. She is a member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics as well as the Georgia Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. She is also a member of the Sports and Human Performance Nutrition (SPHN) Dietetic Practice Group; the Behavioral Health Nutrition (BHN) DPG; and the Nutrition Entrepreneurs (NE) DPG; as well as the International Federation of Eating Disorder Dietitians (IFEDD).She has presented several webinars for Dietitian Central as a speaker since 2017. Her private practice is currently located in Marietta, GA. Julie participates in networking groups in metro Atlanta with dietitians and other professionals. She has provided presentations to professionals as well as to businesses and schools. She also writes nutrition articles and tips as opportunities arise.

Julie enjoys helping others find a healthy balance with eating attitudes and behaviors. She has experience with various approaches and it is her pleasure to work closely with other counselors and professionals to change people’s lives.

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