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Instilling Passion into Treatment and Recovery
Rekindle your passion as a clinician and help your patients transfer
the passion they have for their eating disorder to life affirming recovery

iaedp™ Symposium 2019's program is being created by a group of professionals like you who work in therapeutic settings with patients.  It is our goal to provide an exciting, quality program that is applicable to your needs when working with patients.  Another goal, however, has to do with your experience at the conference.  We select locations that provide a vacation-like experience.  As part of registration, we offer breakfasts, lunches and parties at the end of learning days that allow you to reconnect with colleagues to relax and network.

JW Marriott Desert Springs Resort & Spa welcomes you to Palm Desert with superb service and luxury amenities. The property features two golf courses, a wellness spa and incredible on-site dining options. The stunning grounds boast waterways that can be traversed by gondola boats and a charming flamingo island, complete with lounging flamingoes. The property has numerous tennis courts, five resort-style pools and numerous other fitness amenities. Retreat into one of the oasis-like rooms or suites. Each spacious room features a balcony with impressive views.

Located in the Coachella Valley desert region of Palm Springs and sheltered by the San Bernardino Mountains to the north, the Santa Rosa Mountains to the south, by the San Jacinto Mountains to the west and by the Little San Bernardino Mountains to the east, The JW Marriott Desert Springs Resort and Spa will treat you to an experience that is truly a world apart.  Make your plans to leave the rest of the world behind! Join us at iaedp™ Symposium 2019 for another exciting program in a luxurious setting.

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The Annual "Imagine Me Beyond What You See™" Mannequin Body Image Art Competition is an awareness through art campaign, held in conjunction with iaedp's Annual Symposium. It is designed to promote a healthy awareness and acceptance of body image. The use of mannequins provides a unique palette from which to explore feelings and express creativity.


Announcing the new iaedp™ Bookstore!  We are pleased to provide quick and easy access to a collection of member authored publications as well as both required and suggested reading for iaedp™ Certification and Educational Designation available for purchase.  Make sure to check out this one-stop-shop today!  Want your book included?  Details are in the Bookstore!


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Presidents Council

For information on joining iaedp's Presidents Council, please call 800-800-8126 X80.
Or you may email Bonnie Harken, Managing Director at