Castlewood to Participate in This Year's MEDA Annual Conference

St. Louis, Missouri (PressExposure) May 19, 2011 -- Dr. Mark Schwartz, Clinical Co-Director of Castlewood would be presenting at the conference.

Castlewood, which is one of the leading residential eating disorder treatment centers in the U.S, would be participating in this year's MEDA Annual Conference. The dates of the conference are May 20 and 21, 2011. The venue is the Sheraton Hotel, Needham, Massachusetts.

Dr. Mark Schwartz, Castlewood Clinical Co-Director would be representing the treatment center at the conference and is one of the speakers at the conference. The doctor is well-known in the US for his clinical skills, and publications and workshops on eating disorders, and childhood trauma and addictions. He is also recognized at the global level for his contribution in areas such as the treatment of intimacy disorders, sexual compulsivity, and sexual and marital dysfunction.

Castlewood has a team of psychiatrists, primary and other therapists, dieticians, and other nurses. The members of the team collaborate to provide individualized anorexia treatment and bulimia nervosa treatment. They also provide care for other eating disorders as well as for co-morbid obsessive-compulsive disorder, social anxiety disorder, and other anxiety disorders. At present, they make available the following therapies to their patients:

• Psychotherapy
• Nutritional Therapy
• Family Therapy
• Support Groups
• Medication

Towards Greater Standards of Health Care

"I am excited about the conference and hope that by the sharing of knowledge, we at Castlewood would be able to improve our standards of clinical care to an even higher level," said Dr. Mark Schwartz.

MEDA (Multi-service Eating Disorders Association) is a non-profit organization that works towards the prevention and healing of eating disorders. The MEDA conference is intended to help its participants:

• Use collaborative approaches for better treatment
• Comprehend the most modern advancements in treatment
• Be able to make distinctions concerning the varied treatment requirements of vulnerable men and women

About Castlewood

Castlewood provides professional care to eating disorder patients. It is currently in its first year of a three year full accreditation from The Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) for residential treatment, partial hospitalization, day treatment, and intensive outpatient treatment programs.

Contact Information
Castlewood Center for Eating Disorders
St. Louis, Missouri
Ph: 888-822-8938 (toll-free)

636-386-6611 E-mail:

About Castlewood Treatment Center

Castlewood is a Residential Eating Disorder Treatment Center offering compassionate, professional treatment for anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, compulsive over-eating and binge eating disorders.

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Press Release Submitted On: May 19, 2011 at 11:10 pm
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