March 10th, 2020 | 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

PRESENTED BY | Barrett Hartley, CH…

While Eating Disorder is extremely common in our society, education, and discussion on the topic can be infrequent. is designed to change that dialogue and dissolve any shame regarding disordered eating.

The three most common types of eating disorders: Anorexia Nervosa, Bulimia Nervosa, and Binge Eating. Each of these physiological conditions has its own unique patterns and presents itself differently in each individual.

Definitions – descriptions – specific populations they affect most

the most common stages of life that disordered eating tends to develop, as well as possible triggers and causes.

-While specific populations tend to be more affected, These conditions do not discriminate against gender or age, they can develop at any point in time.

Importance of destigmatizing – educating others on multiple healing modalities, and empowering the mind, body, and soul.

Find a way to say this slightly more impartially – In our society recovery can seem near impossible, the food industry wants us addicted to sugar and unhealthy fats while the media’s idea of beauty is being extremely thin.

Expand – Examples of modalities, practitioners, types of therapeutics. The road to recovery can be complex, having the understanding that there is no quick fix is extremely important.

Each body system needs to be addressed on a physical and emotional level. Examples of body systems and the pathologies that can if unaddressed. Long and short term effects.

Image of women for Eating Disorder BlogHerbal formulation and nutrition for these particular body system: Nervous System, Reproductive System and Fertility, Musculoskeletal System, Digestive System, Cardiovascular System, Immune System, Endocrine System and Mental Health.

Elaborate – Herbal therapeutics, nourishment, and supplementation play a huge role in the recovery process.

Traumatic experiences during the adolescent stage can be largely related to the development of disordered eating as well as biochemical imbalances and genetic predispositions.

Various coping mechanisms and herbal therapeutics for physical and emotional trauma. Heal the mind, let go of any self-hatred, and find inner balance.

Class info – keep it short and sweet

Be prepared to try multiple tea formulas, tinctures and lots of Flower Essence!

I would like to create a sacred space not only for those who may have personal experience with eating disorders but for all individuals who are inspired by the power of plant medicine.

It is my intention to create a voice for these conditions and for those who desperately want to recover. I encourage individuals who want to have a better understanding regarding the complexities of disorder eating to attend this class.

Please join me on March 10, 2020 at the Colorado School of Clinical Herbalism from 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm. You can sign up for this class via email at

Suggested Donations: $5-$15

[The content of this blogs does not necessarily represent or express the views of CSCH.]

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DATE & TIME | Tuesday, March 10th, 2020 • 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

LOCATION | CSCH, 424 E. Simpson Street, Lafayette, CO 80026

COST | $5-15

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