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About this Webinar:
n this webinar, Rachel Rifkin will explore the topic of eating disorders within the Queer and Trans communities, highlighting intersectionality of eating disorders and identity, barriers in treatment, risk factors and how supporters can best support and advocate for their loved one's recovery. Attendees can expect to gather insight into factors that contribute to increased distress in relation to one's recovery in the Queer community, as well as tools for improving communication and support between you and your loved one. Additional resources will also be provided for continued learning and support.

Speaker Bio: 
Rachel Rifkin, LMHC (She/Her) is a licensed mental health counselor, specializing in eating disorders within the LGBTQ+ community. She received her dual Master’s degree in Counseling Psychology at Teachers College, Columbia University, with a certification in Sexuality, Women, and Gender studies. Her clinical training includes experience as a therapist in eating disorders treatment facilities, and working in her own private practice. As a Queer clinician with lived eating disorder experience, she is passionate about increasing access to care and reducing stigma about mental health. Rachel is Support Group Manager for the National Alliance for Eating Disorders.

November 8th, 2023 from 12:00 PM to  1:00 PM
Zoom Platform
United States