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Amy Pershing, LMSW, ACSW


Amy Pershing, LMSW, ACSW, founder of the Bodywise® Binge Eating Disorder Recovery Program and Clinical Director of The Center for Eating Disorders in Ann Arbor, MI, has over 30 years of clinical experience and serves as a consultant and trainer for clinicians treating BED nationwide.  A founding member and past chair of the Binge Eating Disorder Association (BEDA) and recipient of the association’s 2016 Pioneer in Clinical Advocacy Award, Amy is a sought after international lecturer, keynote speaker and author.  She is the author of Binge Eating Disorder: The Journey to Recovery and Beyond (Routledge/Taylor and Francis, 2018) and has authored several articles, chapters and tv/radio/podcast segments on BED recovery, relapse prevention, weight stigma, and Attuned Eating and Movement (AEM).  She is the creator of “Hungerwise™,” a comprehensive outpatient treatment program for ending chronic dieting and weight cycling, offered jointly with St. Joseph Mercy Health System in Michigan and nationally online.  In addition, Amy maintains a private practice in Ann Arbor, MI. 

Based upon her wealth of knowledge and experience, Amy has developed a comprehensive treatment approach for BED that is strengths-based, incorporating Internal Family Systems, somatic trauma techniques, Attuned Eating and Movement (AEM), and a “health at every size” philosophy.  Having recovered herself, Amy offers a compelling perspective to treatment that makes her both accessible and relatable for professionals and clients alike. 

Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Amy Pershing is the founding director of Bodywise and the Vice President of The Center for Eating Disorders. She is an author with Routledge Publishing and Receives royalties. Ms. Pershing receives a speaking honorarium, book royalties, and recording royalties from PESI, Inc. She has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.

Non-financial: Amy Pershing is a member of the National Association of Social Workers, the Academy for Eating Disorders, and the Academy of Certified Social Workers. She is a founding board member of the Eating Disorders Action Network and is the membership chair for the Eating Disorders Professional League of Michigan.

The Body Positivity Card Deck

53 Strategies for Body Acceptance, Appreciation and Respect

Author:
Judith Matz, LCSW |  Amy Pershing, LMSW, ACSW
Copyright:
2020
Publication Date:
May 05, 2020
Product Code:
PUB086400
Media Type:
Books
Price:
$21.95 - Standard

Binge Eating Disorder: Clinical Interventions to Treat Underlying Trauma, Body Shame, and the Diet/Binge Cycle


Faculty:
Amy Pershing, LMSW, ACSW
Duration:
6 Hours 6 Minutes
Format:
Audio and Video
Copyright:
Jan 31, 2020
Product Code:
POS055405
Media Type:
Digital Seminar - Also available: DVD
Price:
$199.95 - Standard

CSTS Certification: Eating Disorders, Addictive Eating, Body Shame and More


Faculty:
Patti Ashley, Ph.D., L.P.C. |  Ann Saffi Biasetti, PhD, LCSWR, CEDS, CIAYT |  Amy Pershing, LMSW, ACSW |  Richard C. Schwartz, Ph.D.
Duration:
26 Hours 19 Minutes
Product Code:
CRS001517EVG
Media Type:
Online Course
Price:
$199.95 Standard - $1,089.95

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