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Sunday, July 9 • 9:45am - 11:15am
Eating Disorders and OCD: From Research to Practice

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This panel will present the preliminary results of research studies examining the overlap between eating disorders and OCD. Topics discussed will include the effectiveness of using exposure and response prevention therapy to treat people with eating disorders and food anxiety, the impact of gender and sexual identity on treatment, interdisciplinary coordination of care, and case studies discussing the treatment of comorbid OCD and disordered eating. Eating disorders discussed will include anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa and avoidant-restrictive food intake disorder.


Samantha Hynes, MEd/ EdS

Samantha Hynes received her M.Ed/Ed.S from the University of Florida in 2016. She is a Registered Marriage and Family Therapy Intern and a Registered Mental Health Counseling Intern who works with clients struggling with OCD, eating disorders and challenges within relationships... Read More →

Stephanie Eken, MD

Stephanie C. Eken, MD, FAAP, is a board-certified child and adolescent psychiatrist, adult psychiatrist and pediatrician. Dr. Eken serves as a regional medical director for Rogers Behavioral Health System's partial hospitalization and intensive outpatient programs while also... Read More →

Danielle Cooke, MS

Danielle Laine Cooke is a first year graduate student in the Department of Clinical and Health Psychology at the University of Florida. She obtained her Bachelor's degrees in Psychology and English from the University of Florida in 2015 and has been working with the UF OCD... Read More →
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Amy Mariaskin, PhD

Clinical Co-Director, Rogers Behavioral Health
Amy Mariaskin, Ph.D., is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist, Clinical Co-Director at Rogers Behavioral Health, and Adjunct Professor at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, TN.  She provides empirically supported treatment for individuals with OCD, OC spectrum disorders, anxiety and... Read More →

Melissa Munson, PhD

Melissa Munson, Ph.D. is an assistant professor in the Division of Medical Psychology in the Department of Psychiatry at UF Health. She has received extensive training in the assessment and treatment of both adults and children with a variety of disorders in both inpatient... Read More →

Sunday July 9, 2017 9:45am - 11:15am PDT
Yerba Buena - Salons 13-15