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Eating Recovery Center's Emmett R. Bishop, Jr., MD, FAED, CEDS Awarded Prestigious CEDS Lifetime Achievement Award at iaedp™ Symposium 2014

Denver-based Eating Disorder Treatment Expert Receives Coveted Honor in Recognition of His Achievements and Leadership in the Field of Eating Disorders

DENVER, March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Emmett R. Bishop, Jr., MD, FAED, CEDS, Founding Partner and Medical Director of Outpatient Services and Program Development at Denver-based Eating Recovery Center, has been awarded the CEDS Lifetime Achievement Award. Dr. Bishop was selected as the recipient of this prestigious honor in recognition of his outstanding achievements in the field of eating disorder treatment, as well as his many years of leadership and contributions to the success, goals and mission of the International Association of Eating Disorders Professionals Foundation, Inc. (iaedp™). The award was presented to Dr. Bishop at the recent iaedp™ Symposium 2014 in St. Petersburg, Florida.

Eating Recovery Center's Emmett R. Bishop, Jr., MD, FAED, CEDS Awarded Prestigious CEDS Lifetime Achievement Award at iaedp(TM) Symposium 2014

"Dr. Bishop has contributed greatly to the evidence base in eating disorder treatment and pioneered cutting-edge therapeutic interventions to address these complex illnesses," explains Julie Holland, MHS, CEDS, Chief Marketing Officer of Eating Recovery Center. Holland served as iaedp™ Certification Director for over 11 years, and was instrumental in the development of the Certified Eating Disorder Specialist (CEDS) certification, after which the award is named. "In addition, Dr. Bishop has been committed to supporting and educating the community of eating disorder professionals, demonstrated in part by his involvement in and leadership of iaedp™ throughout the years."

Dr. Bishop has more than 30 years of experience in the treatment of eating disorders.  In 2008, he founded Eating Recovery Center, an international eating disorder treatment center offering the full spectrum of care for female and male adults, adolescents and children, and served as Medical Director of Adult Services for five years before transitioning into his current medical leadership role. In addition to its comprehensive Denver-based treatment programs offering the full spectrum of eating disorders care, Eating Recovery Center provides centers of excellence for the treatment of eating disorders across the country. Sacramento-based Eating Recovery Center of California offers Partial Hospitalization, Intensive Outpatient and Outpatient Services, as well as Outpatient Services in Fresno; The Moore Center offers Partial Hospitalization, Intensive Outpatient and Step-Down Services in Bellevue, Washington; and Insight Behavioral Health Centers offer comprehensive outpatient programming for eating disorders, as well as evidence-based treatment for obesity, mood and anxiety disorders at five Chicago area treatment centers.

Prior to his leadership of Eating Recovery Center, Dr. Bishop oversaw several eating disorder treatment programs, served as Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Director of Undergraduate Education in Psychiatry at the Medical College of Georgia, and completed research in psychosomatic medicine, psychotropic medications and eating disorders.  He has authored numerous articles, lectures widely on eating disorders, psychotropic medications and bariatric surgery evaluation protocol, and is sought after as a consultant and advisor on bariatric psychological assessment.

Dr. Bishop served on the Board of Directors of iaedp™ since 1993 and is a past President.  He has been a member of the Academy for Eating Disorders since its inception in 1993, and currently serves as an Academy Fellow. Dr. Bishop has been a member of the Editorial Board of the Eating Disorders Journal of Treatment and Prevention and has been an editorial reviewer for the American Journal of Psychiatry, as well as other professional journals.

For more information, call 877-218-1344, email [email protected] or confidentially chat live with a Master's-level eating disorder therapist from our Clinical Assessment team on our website at www.EatingRecoveryCenter.com.

About Eating Recovery Center

Eating Recovery Center is an international center providing comprehensive treatment for anorexia, bulimia, EDNOS and binge eating disorder. Under the leadership of Drs. Kenneth Weiner, Craig Johnson, Emmett Bishop and Ovidio Bermudez, programs provide a full spectrum of services for children, adolescents and adults that includes Inpatient, Residential, Partial Hospitalization, Intensive Outpatient and Outpatient Services. Our compassionate team of professionals collaborates with treating professionals and loved ones to cultivate lasting behavioral change. Denver-based facilities include the Behavioral Hospital for Adults, the Behavioral Hospital for Children and Adolescents, the Partial Hospitalization Program and Outpatient Services for Adults and the Partial Hospitalization Program for Children and Adolescents. In an effort to increase patient access to care throughout the United States, Eating Recovery Center provides centers of excellence for the treatment of eating disorders across the country. Sacramento-based Eating Recovery Center of California offers Partial Hospitalization, Intensive Outpatient and Outpatient Services, as well as Outpatient Services in Fresno; The Moore Center offers Partial Hospitalization, Intensive Outpatient and Step-Down Services in Bellevue, Washington; and Insight Behavioral Health Centers offers comprehensive outpatient programming for eating disorders, as well as evidence-based treatment for obesity, mood and anxiety disorders at five Chicago area treatment centers.

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