Recent Speaking Events

April 11, 2023

Spoke to Psychology students in an Eating Disorders Class at West Chester University in West Chester, PA

March 27, 2023

Spoke to a Women’s Group at the Jewish Federation of Naples in Naples, FL

March 22-24, 2023

Spoke to clinicians, families and patients at Galen Hope in Coral Gables, FL

March 22, 2023

Spoke to clinicians and patients at ViaMar Health in West Palm Beach, FL

March 6, 2023

Spoke to 10th grade Health Education Classes at Barrington High School

March 2, 2023

Presentation with Beth Feisthamel, LICSW on Midlife Eating Disorders for the RI Chapter of IAEDP

March 1, 2023

Presentation for Nutrition/Dietetic and Pharmacy students at the University of Rhode Island

February 22, 2022

Virtual presentation for an employee resource group within LabCorp, an international corporation

February 16, 2023

Virtual presentation for Nutrition/Dietetic students at the University of Houston

December 7, 2022

Spoke to clinicians at RI IAEDP Chapter event in Providence, RI

November 17, 2022

Guest on “Once Shattered: Picking Up the Pieces” Spotify Podcast: “The Longest Match: Rallying to Defeat an Eating Disorder in Midlife”

November 10, 2022

Spoke virtually to “The Lilac Project”, a California high school group promoting body positivity and eating disorder awareness 

November 4, 2022

Spoke to clinicians at the Detroit Metro IAEDP Winter Gala in Troy, MI

November 2, 2022

Shared my story with adult patients in the Partial Hospitalization Program at The Healing Connection, Rochester, NY

November 1, 2022

Shared my story with the Emilee Connection Adult Peer support Group, Rochester, NY

November 1, 2022

Spoke to clinicians at Monte Nido Western New York

September 2, 2022

Guest on the Real Health Radio Podcast – “Defeating an Eating Disorder in Mid-life with Betsy Brenner”

June 29, 2022

Presented a Webinar – Recovery In Mid-Life: A Conversation with Betsy Brenner and Kate Arvesen

June 27, 2022

Guest on the Eating Disorder Trap Podcast, “Recovery at any age with Betsy Brenner”

June 25, 2022

Guest on Morningside Chats with Sondra Kronberg

May 25, 2022

Presented “An Overview of Eating Disorders and One Woman’s Journey to Recovery” at NAMI Rhode Island- Bridging the Gaps Virtual Conference

May 20, 2022

Co-Presenter with Dr Caryn Honig: “The Overlooked Midlife Crisis: Eating Disorders in Midlife and Beyond” at the MEDA National Conference in Newton, MA

April 27, 2022

Spoke to patients in the Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP) at Be Collaborative Care in Providence, RI

April 20, 2022

Guest Speaker at the University of Rhode Island for the Nutrition and Disease Class

April 7, 2022

Guest Speaker at the University of Houston for the Nutrition Counseling Class

March 10, 2022

Keynote Speaker at the Eating Disorder Conference in Rochester, NY with a presentation titled “Picking Up The Pieces: The Complexities of ED”

February 25, 2022

Presented a Webinar with Johanna Kandel, Founder and CEO of the National Alliance for Eating Disorders entitled “Addressing the Spectrum of Disordered Eating” Click here to watch

February 8, 2022

Presented a Webinar entitled “Life Lessons: Asking for Help is Not a Sign of Weakness” for the Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletic Association

January 26, 2022

Guest Presenter for the Western New York Parent Support Group

January 1, 2022

Guest on the Morningside Chats in The Living Room Podcast hosted by Sondra Kronberg

December 10, 2021

Panel Presenter at the Eating Disorders and Mental Health University of Connecticut School of Medicine

November 17, 2021

The Emily Program Peace Meal Podcast

November 13, 2021

Guest on the Morningside Chats in The Living Room Podcast hosted by Sondra Kronberg

October 29, 2021

Presenter with a Multidisciplinary Panel Discussion Ethical Considerations During a Global Pandemic

September 20, 2021

Recovery Bites Podcast with Karin Lewis

August 28, 2021

Guest on the Morningside Chats in The Living Room Podcast hosted by Sondra Kronberg

August 9, 2021

Power of Women Authentically Rising (POWAR) Instagram Live Interview

June 16, 2021

Recover with MEDA: Instagram Live Recovery Conversations

April 15, 2021

Guest Speaker

Nutritional Counseling Class, University of Houston

April 6, 2021

Houston Eating Disorder Specialists co-presented on Midlife Eating Disorders with Dr. Caryn Honig

Betsy has also shared her recovery story at several New England treatment centers, including:

  • Cambridge Eating Disorders Center
  • Monte Nido, Laurel Hill
  • Walden Behavioral Care
  • Be Collaborative Care

and at the following events:

  • MEDA’s Hope and Inspiration Program
  • MEDA Breakfast
  • Kingston, RI NEDA Walk