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DBT Theory & Skills Focus Eating Disorder Consultation Group

Monthly [Thursday 8:00 - 9:30 AM PT and/or Friday 8:00 - 9:30 AM PT]


Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) has proven effective for treating bulimia nervosa and binge eating disorder. Interested in diving deeper into DBT theory and skills, or in need of a refresher on supporting your clients with these useful tools? This group is for anyone who sees clients with any level of eating disorder behaviors and wants to learn more about how to apply DBT in session.

This is also a cost-effective way to meet up to half of the supervision requirement for those pursuing the CEDS credential. You may register for as many or as few of the session dates as you like. The sessions are progressive and each of the 30-minute trainings will be unique.

Session Format:

  • 30-minute DBT educational presentations covering DBT foundations and each of the 4 skills modules over the course of the 10 sessions. 

  • Each session will be unique.

  • 60-minutes case consultation

Training Topics:

  • DBT Overview, Foundations, Biosocial Model

  • General Skills Overview, Analyzing Behavior (Behavior Chain Analysis & Missing Links), Diary Card

  • DBT "Starter Kit"

  • DBT Core Mindfulness Skills

  • Distress Tolerance Skills Part 1

  • Distress Tolerance Skills Part 2

  • Distress Tolerance Skills Part 3

  • Emotion Regulation Skills Part 1

  • Emotion Regulation Skills Part 2

  • Emotion Regulation Skills Part 3

  • Interpersonal Effectiveness Skills

  • Commitment Strategies, Reinforcement


​Masters level clinicians may start accruing CEDS hours upon registration of clinical credential with state licensing board.


Per iaedpTM guidelines up to 12 of the 24 required CEDS supervision hours may be via group format.


A minimum of 3 consecutive groups is required to count CEDS supervision hours toward the iaedpTM CEDS credential for the timeframe of first group to last group attended.

$75/session - 6 professionals max per session

An administrative fee of $5 will be assessed for cancelations up to 1 week prior to the confirmed session date. Cancelations within 1 week to 48 hours prior will be refunded 50% of the charged. Cancelations within 48 hours will not be refunded.

Eating Disorder Case Consultation and CEDS Supervision

Are you looking to become a Certified Eating Disorder Specialist (CEDS)?

As a Certified Eating Disorder Specialist iaedp approved supervisor (CEDS-C), Robyn Caruso offers consultation to clinicians who work with or endeavor to work with eating disorders. Consultation is also available for those pursuing the CEDS certification and consultation hours with Robyn may be counted toward the CEDS credential. To become a CEDS-C in 2019, Robyn obtained 10,000+ hours of eating disorder experience in addition to other educational and experience requirements.

Robyn started working in the eating disorders field in 2008 and has worked at different levels of care including Residential, Partial Hospitalization (PHP) and Intensive Outpatient (IOP) and outpatient. Over the years, Robyn has had the opportunity to provide supervision to many clinicians and we have co-created a collaborative space to support their learning and growth. Robyn is currently teaching an Eating Disorder workshop at Antioch University, Los Angeles to graduate students in the M.A. Psychology program.

Robyn's approaches to treatment are centered around behavioral (DBT), somatic (polyvagal), Internal Family Systems-informed (IFS), experiential (Psychodrama), Health at Every Size (HAES) and Intuitive Eating approaches. Robyn's experience working in primary mental health and substance use disorder facilities at all levels of care allows for in-depth support for co-occurring disorders.

• Virtual via Zoom
• Located anywhere in the United States
• 75% of your accrued hours require a supervisor within your own discipline
• 25% of your accrued hours may be supervised outside of your discipline
• Visit iaedp for complete requirements
iaedp CEDS (Certified Eating Disorder Specialist) supervision:
Individual: $175/session (50 min)
Dyadic: $200 ($100 pp/60 min)
Contact me for information about current groups

Facilitated by:

Robyn Caruso, LMFT, CEDS-S

Robyn Caruso, LMFT, CEDS-S: Founder & Clinical Director. Dedicated therapist with 15 years of experience in eating disorder and mental health care. Providing safe and nurturing environments for healing.

Robyn, a California Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT #80168), Florida out-of-state telehealth provider (TPMF871) and Certified Eating Disorder Specialist/iaedpTM approved supervisor (#4246-S) with fifteen years of experience in direct client care and the inner workings of administrative oversight, is dedicated to providing a safe, healthy, nurturing and healing environment for those struggling with eating disorder and mental health issues. She currently operates a group practice (AlignED Care Eating Disorder and Mental Health Center) based out of California that offers virtual individual and family therapy, groups and CEDS supervision.

Sliding Scale Eating Disorder Consultation Group

Last Friday of Each Month, 08:00 - 09:00 AM (PT) - Virtually via Zoom

$10 - $30 Pre-Licensed

$10 - $50 Licensed

Clinical case consultation should be accessible to all providers.

This case consultation group is for any provider who sees, or endeavors to see, clients with disordered eating or diagnosed eating disorders, and presently are in a financial situation where you cannot afford more than our sliding scale.

Join us and get clinical consultation for your cases.

Note: Cost is based on individual need and is based on the honor system.

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