The interventionist is the individual who helps identify the appropriate people in the EATING DISORDER PERSON'S life who will become an influential part of a recovery team. The team will enable their individual and family to accept treatment and recovery. The interventionist supports, educates, provides guidance, direction and training, as well as the facilitation of the intervention and aftercare.
An interventionist is a helpful tool for individual, family members, colleague or friend who is resistant to addressing his or her problem. When people are initially resistant and then enter treatment due to an intervention and therapeutic relationship with an interventionist, they and their network do very well due to the support , networking, collaboration and aftercare. Often, the interventionist may travel great distances to help for a weekend.