There are two existing theories that suggest clinicians may unintentionally play a negative role in the outcomes of treatment for eating disorders. These theories suggest that despite their good intentions, the way a clinician thinks, feels, and acts can sometimes affect how they deliver treatment. Because emotions can influence thoughts and actions, it’s important to understand what clinicians in the field of eating disorders think about the role their emotions play in treatment delivery.
In our latest Student Spotlight, we profile Stacey Kosmerly who is conducting a study on this topic. You can read this profile on the EENet website. Student Spotlights are brief profiles of up-and-coming student researchers.