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Ron’s Summary C.V.

Abbreviated Curriculum Vitae

Previous Positions

Psychologist, BC Children’s Hospital, 1983-2012

Clinical Director (1995 to December 31, 2006), Provincial Specialized Eating Disorders Program, BC Children’s Hospital, Vancouver, BC

Educational Background

Ph.D., Clinical Psychology, 1983

Registered Psychologist (#866), British Columbia, 1983,

Publications

2016

Manley, R. Attachment, trauma, and the therapeutic relationship. BC Psychologist, Summer, 10-12.

2014

Manley, R., and DeJong, C. A therapeutic approach to working with trauma and dysregulation: The example of eating disorders and substance use disorders. Insights into Clinical Counselling, December, 27-29, 31, 33.

2010

Manley, R.S. Eating disorders in children and adolescents: Information for those living with anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa. Third Edition. April. Kelty Mental Health Resource Centre.

2009

Manley, R.S. The cognitive-behavioural approach to treating individuals with eating disorders. Visions Journal, 6(1), 18-19.

2008

Manley, R.S., O’Brien, K., and Samuels, S. Fitness instructors’ recognition of eating disorders and attendant ethical/liability issues. Eating Disorders: The Journal of Treatment and Prevention, 16 (2), March-April, 103-116.

2007

Freedman, G., Leichner, P., Manley, R., Sandhu, P.S., and Wang, T.C. Understanding anorexia nervosa through analysis of thematic content of letters in an adolescent sample. European Eating Disorders Review, 14(5), 301-307.

Manley, R.S., & Roles, P. What works? Family therapy for adolescents with anorexia nervosa. Visions Journal, 3, 17-18.

2005

Manley, R.S., & Standish, K. Should adolescents with eating disorders be allowed to exercise? The Renfrew Perspective, Winter, 17-20.

Manley, R.S., Jones, S., & Stoilen, K. What to say and how to say it: Connecting with the eating disordered adolescent at the initial consultation. BC Medical Journal, 47(1), January/February, 35-40.

Manley, R.S. & Becker, E. No, I can’t be your …”: Boundary issues for health care professionals. BC Medical Journal, 47(1), January/February, 41-43.

Recent Presentations

2017

Taught 4-Part Webinar Series “Interpersonal Neurobiology: A Guide to Relative Being-in-the-World”, for Science and Nonduality, November 11, November 18, November 25, December 2.

Taught Course CPC 522 “Psychology of Trauma and Interpersonal Violence”, City University of Seattle, Vancouver Campus, October-November.

Taught Course CPC 522 “Psychology of Trauma and Interpersonal Violence”, City University of Seattle, Vancouver Campus, April-May.

“Earned Secure Attachment as a Model for a Liberated Spirituality.” Paper presented at Science and Nonduality Conference, Titignano Castle, Orvieto Terni, Italy, August 9.

2016

Mills, J.S., Vu, N., Manley, R., & Tse, S. Adolescent and young adult women’s opinions of common eating disorder prevention messages. Paper presented at the 5th Biennial Conference of the Eating Disorders Association of Canada. Winnipeg, MB, September 30.

“Treating Trauma with a Somatically-Based and Attachment-Informed Psychotherapy: Foundational Skills for Therapists.” Presented at HeartQuest Holistic Wellness Centre, Vancouver, B.C., March 4-5.

2015

“Treating Trauma with Somatically-Based Psychotherapy: Foundational Skills for Therapists.” Workshop presented with Carrie DeJong, M.C., R.C.C., at Inner Evolution Healing Centre, Vancouver, B.C., February 6-7.

2014

“Somatically-Oriented Psychotherapy and Working with the Nervous System: Foundational Skills for Therapists.” (With Carrie DeJong, M.C., R.C.C.). Two-day workshop presented at Inner Evolution Healing Centre, Vancouver, B.C., October 4-5.

2013

“Integrating Working with the Body into Trauma Treatment.” Presented at the Heartwood Centre for Women Team Day, Hardwick Hall, Vancouver, B.C., May 29.

“Using Your Mind to Change Your Brain: Neuroplasticity and Human Potential.” Presented to Educators at Hillside Elementary School, Mission, B.C., May 15.

“The Body Knows the Score”: Integrating Somatic Approaches into Trauma Work. Presented at Child & Youth Mental Health Week Education Day, Chan Centre, BC Children’s Hospital, Vancouver, B.C., May 6.

“Understanding Boundary Issues in Health Care and the Management of Risk.” Presented at Lions Gate Hospital, North Vancouver, B.C., May 2, and at George Pearson Centre, Vancouver, B.C., April 9.

“Understanding Disordered Eating in Athletes.” Presented at Canadian Mental Health Association “Mental Core” event, Kelowna, B.C., February 8.

“The Impact of Excessive Exercise and Eating Disorders on Athletes.” Presented to two Human Kinetics classes (UBCO), Kelowna, B.C., February 7 and 8.

“Sport and Body Image: Understanding Excessive Exercise and Eating Disorders in Athletes.” Presented at Canadian Mental Health Association “Knowledge is Power” event, Kelowna, B.C., February 7.

2012

“Towards the Dyadic Repair of Trauma in Patients with Eating Disorders: Integrating Somatic, Mindfulness, and Emotion Based Approaches.” Presented at BC Eating Disorders Community of Practice Full-Day Workshop, Vancouver, B.C., December 7.

“Principles of Trauma-Informed Care.” Presented at Social Work Professional Development, BC Children’s Hospital, November 7.

Presentation on “Boundary Issues in Health Care and the Management of Risk in Patient Care,” at Ethics Brown Bag lunch, G.F. Strong Rehabilitation Centre, October 29.

“The Development of Self-Regulation of the Nervous System in Educators and Students.” Presented at the Learning Assistance Teachers’ Association conference, Burnaby, B.C., October 19.

“Understanding and Treating Eating Disorders: Trauma, Boundary Issues, and Self-Regulation.” Two day workshop presented in Powell River, B.C., September 29-30.

2011

“Trauma Informed Care: “Hysteria,” Neurophysiology, Reenactments, and Somatically-Based Treatment.” Presented at Berman Communities of Practice on Concurrent Disorders, Roundhouse Community Centre, Vancouver, B.C., May 25.

“Treating Trauma-Based Dysregulation in Eating Disordered Clients: Integrating Verbal, Somatic, and Mindfulness Therapies.” Presented as part of Centre of Excellence series, BC Children’s Hospital, September 27.

2010

“Trauma, Eating Disorders, and Self Regulation.” To BCCH Eating Disorders Program, September 28.

Teaching Pediatricians on “Bulimia Nervosa,” BC Children’s Hospital, September 17.

Presentation on “Boundary Issues in Health Care and the Management of Risk in Patient Care” to University of British Columbia course in Interprofessional Health Care Ethics (IHHS 401), November 4.

“Trauma Informed Care. Part One: Basic Concepts: “Hysteria”, Neurophysiology, Fight/Flight/Freeze, and “Voodoo Death”,” Department of Psychology 2010/2011 Professional Development Series, BC Children’s Hospital (videoconferenced), November 10.

“Trauma, Eating Disorders, and Self Regulation.” Presented at Provincial Videoconference Series, St. Paul’s Hospital, December 8.

“Trauma Informed Care. Part Two: Traumatic Reenactment, Critical Developmental Periods and Derailments, and Shame.” Department of Psychology 2010/2011 Professional Development Series, BC Children’s Hospital (videoconferenced), December 8.

2009

“Multi-Family Group Therapy,” presented to BCCH Eating Disorders Program, March 5.

Presentation on “Boundary Issues in Health Care and the Management of Risk in Patient Care” to University of British Columbia course in Interprofessional Health Care Ethics (IHHS 401), November 10.

2008

Manley, R.S., and Standish, K. Treating Overexercise with Exercise: Developing a Graduated and Supervised Exercise Program for Adolescents with Eating Disorders. Workshop presented at the First Bi-Annual Conference of The Eating Disorder Association of Canada, Calgary, AB, February 29.

Manley, R.S. On “Resilience”. Presented to physician health group, Peace Arch Hospital, White Rock, B.C., March 4.

Manley, R.S. Hot Topics in Diagnosis, Recognition, Classification, and Treatment of Eating Disorders in Youth – Update. Presented at Pediatric Grand Rounds, May 30.

2007

Manley, R.S. “Exercise, Athletes and Eating Disorders: Considerations for Fitness Instructors, PE Teachers, Coaches, and Athletic Trainers”. Presented at Delbrook Recreation Centre, North Vancouver, B.C., January 25.

Manley, R.S. Eating Disorders in Children and Adolescents – Characteristics, Assessment, and Management. Presented to Emergency Department Physicians and Residents, Children’s & Women’s Health Centre of British Columbia, April 5.

Manley, R.S. (with E. Becker). Maintaining Healthy Boundaries with Patients and Managing Our Countertransference. Presented at 6th Annual UBC Department of Psychiatry Clinical Day, UBC Robson Square, Vancouver, B.C., June 8.

Manley, R.S. Eating Disorders and the Fitness Professional: What is Our Role? Presented at BCRPA Fitness, Strength and Conditioning Conference, Simon Fraser University, September 22.

Manley, R.S. Helpful Approaches for School Counsellors Working with Young People with Eating Disorders. Presented at BC School Counsellors Association Annual Conference, “Agents of Change”, October 19, Vancouver, B.C.

Continuing Education (not a complete listing)

2013

Treatment of Complex Trauma, with Dr. John Briere. One day workshop, Vancouver, B.C., June 28.

2012

Level 1 Accelerated Experiential-Dynamic Psychotherapy Immersion Course. Healing at the Edge of Transformational Experience: Dyadic Repair of Attachment Trauma, Vancouver, B.C., July 16-20.

2011

Advanced (Trauma) Self Regulation Therapy Training, Vancouver, B.C., January 21-23; March 18-20; May 13-15.

2010

Self Regulation Therapy Training, Foundation Level, Canadian Foundation for Trauma Research and Education, March 26-28; May 7-9; June 11-13.

Psychological Anatomy, Canadian Foundation for Trauma Research and Education, Kelowna, B.C., September 7-13.

2009

Multifamily Treatment of Eating Disorders, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, February 23-26.

London International Conference on Eating Disorders, London, England, March 31-April 2.

Multi-Family Training with I. Eisler and P. Fairburn, Vancouver, B.C., October 26-29.

Evolution of Psychotherapy Conference, Anaheim, California, December 9-13.

2008

Bi-Annual Conference of The Eating Disorder Association of Canada, Calgary, AB, February 28-29.

“Family-Based Treatment for Adolescent Eating Disorders”, Drs. Lock and LeGrange, BC Children’s Hospital, June 23-24.

Awards

2005

Award of Excellence for contribution to education at Children’s & Women’s Health Centre of British Columbia, May 27.

2003

(With Dr. Leichner and E. Becker). Award of Excellence with Distinction. Awarded for contributions to education at Children’s & Women’s Health Centre of British Columbia, May.