Today, Kathy is joined by Marian McGavran and their topic is relapse prevention. They talk about different signs and symptoms of a potential relapse as well as what Marian describes as a lapse and how that differs from a relapse.
A native of New Orleans, Marian McGavran has graduated from Tulane University school of social work in 2002. She joined River Oaks Hospital the following year and gained invaluable family systems experience on the child and adolescent program. She was invited to join the team on the eating disorders treatment center program in 2004 and became program director in 2006. Since then, she has lectured and nationally on the treatment of eating disorders and is the lead therapist within the program where she runs group and treats adolescents and adults in: individual couples and family capacity. She is in the process of getting certified in emotionally focused therapy and has a special interest in compassion focused therapy. She also serves on the finance committee of the Academy of eating disorders.