Mindful Eating to Enhance CBT Therapy for Binge Eating

  • 22 Feb 2016
  • 11:00 AM
  • Professional Training Webinar: $15 TCME members, $30 non-members, 1 CPE

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Join Cinzia Pezzolesi, PhD, for this interactive webinar

designed for health professionals working with clients with Binge Eating Disorders (BED). Learn to integrate classic Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) with mindful eating for your clients. The program will cover the main theoretical models of binge eating, research on the efficacy of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy in treating BED, and a proposed 'enhanced CBT treatment for BED.’ There will be an opportunity for health professionals to  discuss their current clinical practice and get feedback from their peers.  


Participants will:

Explore why mindful eating can help with BED

Learn what elements of mindful eating can be integrated in the main CBT protocols for BED

Reflect on their current practice  


Mindful Eating to Enhance CBT therapy for Binge Eating

February 22, 2016, 11 am EST

Professional Training Webinar

$15 TCME Members, $30 Non-Members

One CPE Available for all participants through Skelly Skills, (Approved for RDs)



Cinzia Pezzolesi, PhD, is a Clinical Psychologist and Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapist. Cinzia is also a senior lecturer on mental health and wellbeing. Cinzia qualified as mindfulness teacher at the University of Bangor (North Wales, UK), and trained as Mindful Eating trainer in Boston (USA). 


Cinzia has a PhD in Human Factors in Health Care and obtained her Clinical Psychologist degree from the University of Urbino (IT) where she is originally from. She currently lives in the UK, and over the years she has developed a strong research interest around wellbeing and mindfulness in various health care settings. Her areas of expertise include eating disorders, substance of misuse, anxiety and depression.


Cinzia enjoys spending time with her family and has a strong passion for sport. She played volleyball professionally in Italy for over 15 years and is now a supporter of the UK team ‘Polonia Volleyball’.


To learn more about Cinzia's work, visit www.cinziapezzolesi.com

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