EATING DISORDERS 101
Presented by: Gladney University
Tyler A. Wooten, MD will be presenting an overview of eating disorder identification, assessment and treatment. These include an outline of diagnostic criteria for:
- Anorexia Nervosa
- Bulimia Nervosa
- Binge Eating Disorder
- Levels of care appropriate for varying acuity
Levels of care will be explained and criteria for admission discussed. Finally, the presentation will conclude with recommendations for when to refer to a higher level of care and treatment resources available to support providers, families and patients.
About the Speaker
Tyler Wooten, M.D.
Dr. Tyler A. Wooten is a child, adolescent, and adult psychiatrist who is certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, and has been a practicing psychiatrist and psychotherapist for over ten years. He entered medical school in 1995 with the sole intention of becoming a pediatric psychiatrist. Dr. Wooten began college at Southern Methodist University on a fine arts scholarship in the Meadows School.
His path towards understanding and meaning ultimately led him to be interested in the study of psychotherapy. He entered medical school at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, in his hometown of Little Rock, and after graduation began his medical internship at the University of Virginia.
He completed his general adult residency at UT Southwestern Medical Center, and went on to advance his training in a pediatric psychiatry fellowship at Children’s Medical Center. Dr. Wooten left his private practice at Uptown Analytic Practices in January 2016 and became a Medical Director at the Eating Recovery Center, Dallas. He feels he has been most inspired as a clinician by eating disorders, drug and alcohol addictions, and his past work in the juvenile detention system.
Fort Worth, TX 76132