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FMU Guest Lecture Series | A Functional Approach to Bulimia Nervosa

September 17, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm

FMU Guest Lecture Series | Dr, Christina Bjorndal

A Functional Approach to Bulimia

This webinar is exclusive and optional for all FMU Students

A Functional Approach to Bulimia Nervosa (BN)
Speaker: Dr. Christina Bjorndal

Learning Objectives:

1.Prevalence and impact of BN
2.Personal story
3.Conventional approach to BN
4.Functional approach to BN
5.Clinical tools

Date: Tuesday, September 17th, 2019

Time: 8:00 PM – 9:00 PM (Eastern Time-New York Time)

Dr. Chris Bjorndal’s Bio:

Dr. Chris Bjorndal is a licensed Naturopathic Doctor. A graduate of the University of
British Columbia and the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine (CCNM), she is
the owner of the Natural Terrain Naturopathic Clinic, a multidisciplinary health clinic
in Edmonton, Alberta. In clinical practice, her focus is on mental health – anxiety, depression, anorexia, bulimia, bipolar disorder (types 1 or 2), addiction, schizophrenia,
ADD/ADHD, OCD, etc and she utilizes nutrition, natural therapies and orthomolecular
medicine to support the physical foundation of health. She has additional training in
five types of counselling (Gestalt psychotherapy, Cognitive Behavioural therapy,
Compassion focussed therapy, Mindfulness based therapy and Integrative reprogramming
technique) as she feels that in addition to supporting the physical level of health with
diet and nutrition, it is important to address the mental, emotional, and spiritual aspects
of health as well. Dr. Chris is passionate about mental health and well-being and
has appeared on many podcasts and television, and is a sought after public speaker
where she shares her story of regaining her mental health using naturopathic medicine.
Dr. Chris’s vulnerability, enthusiasm and experience inspires her patients to achieve
their health goals. Dr. Chris is the author of The Essential Diet: Eating for Mental health,
Beyond the Label: Achieving Mental Wellness with Naturopathic Medicine and Moving
Beyond: A journal Into self-discovery and creator of the Moving Beyond course.
For more information please see: naturalterrain.com

Details

Date:
September 17, 2019
Time:
8:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Venue

Online

Organizer

Dr. Ron Grisanti

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