Children and Food: Creating Healthy Attitudes

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May 09, 2012


West End Day School

Upper West Side



Event description: Dr. Susan Sherkow talks about how adults can create positive attitudes toward food and foster healthy eating behaviors in their children. She will also outline characteristics that are cause for concern and guidelines for intervention.

Susan P. Sherkow, M.D., is a supervising analyst and instructor in the Child and Adolescent Division of the New York Psychoanalytic Institute. She is also on the faculty of the psychiatry departments at Mt. Sinai School of Medicine and Albert Einstein College of Medicine, in addition to the Berkshire Psychoanalytic Institute. Dr. Sherkow has published articles on subjects including eating disorders and psychoanalytic treatment of children with autism.

Address: 255 W. 71st Street
Upper West Side, NY 10023
Phone: 212-873-5708