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Past Workshops/Presentations

Most Recent Teaching, Workshops, and Presentations

2018

Talk to Staff at BC Children’s Hospital Eating Disorders Program on “Overexercise”, September 27.

2016

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

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

2015

“Treating Trauma with a 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

“Trauma Informed Care, Interpersonal Neurobiology, and Human Potential.” Presented at BrainTrust Canada: Okanagan Conference on Brain Injury, UBC Okanagan, Kelowna, June 12.

“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.” Full day workshop presented at BC Eating Disorders Community of Practice meeting, Vancouver, B.C., December 7.

“Principles of Trauma-Informed Care,” 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” to University of British Columbia course in Interprofessional Health Care Ethics (IHHS 401), November 6.

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.

Manley, R.S. Boundary Issues in Treatment: Managing Our Countertransference.

Presentation to University of British Columbia class Interprofessional Health Care Ethics 401 “Professionalism”, Neville Scarfe Building, UBC, Vancouver, October 28.

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. Boundary Issues in Patient Treatment: Managing Our Countertransference. Presented to Physician Group, Peace Arch Hospital, September 18.

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.

Manley, R.S. Boundary Issues in Treatment: Managing Our Countertransference.Presentation to University of British Columbia class Interprofessional Health Care Ethics 401 “Professionalism”, Neville Scarfe Building, UBC, Vancouver, November 6.

2006

Manley, R.S. “Helpful Approaches for School Counsellors in Working with Young People with Eating Disorders”. Presented at Leo Marshall Curriculum Resource Centre, North Vancouver, B.C., January 17.

Manley, R.S. “Update on Assessment and Treatment of Eating Disorders”. Presented at 2nd Annual Hot Topics in Psychiatry for Primary Care conference, UBC at Robson Square, Vancouver, B.C., February 3.

Manley, R.S. “Hot Topics in Diagnosis, Assessment, and Treatment of Eating Disorders in Youth”. Presented at the North Pacific Pediatric Society 172nd Scientific Conference, The Sutton Place Hotel, Vancouver, B.C., March 18.

Manley, R.S. “Eating Disturbances and Eating Disorders in Young People: Variations on a Theme?” Presented on telehealth throughout the province, April 13.

Manley, R.S. “Overview of the Eating Disorders”. Workshop presented in Williams Lake, B.C., April 24.

Manley, R.S. “The Assessment of Eating Disorders”. Workshop presented in Williams Lake, B.C., April 24.

Manley, R.S. “An Overview of Psychotherapeutic Approaches to the Treatment of Eating Disorders”. Workshop presented in Williams Lake, B.C., April 24.

Manley, R.S. “Advanced Treatment Issues in Eating Disorders”. Workshop presented in Williams Lake, B.C., April 25.

(with Dr. S. Srikameswaran). “Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for Adolescents and Adults with Eating Disorders”. Presented throughout B.C. via Telehealth, Part 1, May 10.

Sandor, G.G.S., DeSouza, A.M., Pinzon, J., Beimers, M.-A., Manley, R.S., Potts, M.T., & Potts, J.E. Echo-Doppler Assessment of Hemodynamics and Cardiac Responses to Exercise in Adolescent Females with Eating Disorders. Paper presentation at the Academy for Eating Disorders Annual Meeting, Barcelona, Spain, June.

Manley, R.S. “A Primer in Cognitive-Behavioural Psychotherapy for Patients with Bulimia Nervosa”. Presented at the 5th Annual UBC Department of Psychiatry Clinical Day, June 9, UBC Robson Square, Vancouver, B.C.

(with Dr. S. Srikameswaran). “Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for Adolescents and Adults with Eating Disorders”. Presented throughout B.C. via Telehealth, Part 2, June 14.

Manley, R.S. What to Say and How to Say It: Connecting with the Eating Disordered Adolescent at the Initial Consultation. Presented at Children’s & Women’s Health Centre of BC to First Year Family Practice Residents, December 7.

Sandor, G., Potts, M., Potts, J., DeSouza, A., Pinzon, J., & Manley, R. Echo-Doppler assessment of hemodynamics and cardiac responses to exercise in adolescent females with eating disorders. Eating Disorders Throughout the World –Conference Proceedings, Academy for Eating Disorders 2006, Paper 107, page 37. www.aedweb.org

Sandor, G.G.S., DeSouza, A.M., Pinzon, J., Beimers, M.-A., Manley, R.S., Potts, M.T., & Potts, J.E. Echo-Doppler Assessment of Hemodynamics and Cardiac Responses to Exercise in Adolescent Females with Eating Disorders. Med Sci Sports Exerc, 38 (5).