Student Health and Counseling Services

University of Wisconsin-Superior

Marcovich Wellness Center 1729
Belknap and Catlin
P.O. Box 2000
Superior, WI 54880

ph. 715-394-8236

fax. 715-394-8108

hours:
8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

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Media, Body Image & Building Community Awareness Session

When: Feb 27, 2013 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Wednesday, Feb 27 Noon YU Room 204 The workshop will focus on how to promote positive body image and self-esteem, while promoting optimal health and well-being through joyful activity, nutrition and self-care.

Media,Body Image, and Eating Disorders: Building Community Awareness

The session will provide a basic level of understanding of eating disorders,reasons someone may develop an eating disorder as well as tools for prevention.The workshop will focus on how to promote positive body image and self-esteem,while promoting optimal health and well-being through joyful activity,nutrition and self-care.

BIO:Missy Nervick-Thornton, M.S.Ed., L.P.C.

Therapist,Duluth

Melissa'Missy' became passionate about issues surrounding food, body image andself-esteem during nearly a decade as a counselor, and later director ofstudent support services at The College of St. Scholastica in Duluth. Missyserved on the Eating Disorder Task Force, helping develop a protocol toidentify students needing support versus those needing formal treatment. Shealso helped develop eating issue prevention strategies on campus. Missy has amaster's in education from the University of Wisconsin-Superior, with aconcentration in community counseling and is a licensed professional counselor.Her experience also includes working with issues surrounding depression,anxiety, and adjustment

Event Contact: Kristy McGiffert | 715-394-8543 | kmcgiffe{atuws}
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