Today, Kathy is joined by Dr. Nicholas Farrell and their topic is the impact of exposure-based strategies on eating disorder symptoms. They discuss what exposure-based strategies are, how they are implemented, and the effectiveness of these strategies.
Psychologist Nicholas R. Farrell, PhD provides clinical consultation and supervises the work of the behavioral specialists in Rogers’ Eating Disorder Center as well as in the inpatient, partial hospitalization and intensive outpatient programs. He received his master’s and doctoral degrees in Clinical Psychology from the University of Wyoming (Laramie, WY). He served as a graduate research assistant in the Anxiety Disorders Research Laboratory at the University of Wyoming from 2010 to 2015, and completed his predoctoral internship training as a psychology resident at St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton (Ontario, Canada).
Dr. Farrell specializes in the use of empirically supported treatments that have been developed based on psychological science. He has co-authored many peer-reviewed articles and has given presentations on topics related to the cognitive behavioral treatment of eating disorders and anxiety disorders. Dr. Farrell embraces an integrated care model that promotes collaboration between patients and the health professionals involved in their care. He is a member of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, the Society for a Science of Clinical Psychology and the Anxiety and Depression Association of America.