Fear and Forgiveness (Part I & II)

Ronna Kabatznick, Ph.D.

Forgiving ourselves for the harm we have caused ourselves with food is not easy. How many times have we betrayed ourselves and beat ourselves up by overeating, by refusing to listen to bodies, by hating ourselves for what and how we eat and for the ways our bodies look and feel?  Two 50-min audio recordings.

Yoga & Mindful Eating for Children

Claudia Vega, MD

Claudia Vega talks about yoga and mindfulness as tools to help children self-regulate, make better decisions, and improve attention, concentration and social development. Webinar with powerpoint.

This talk is available for free on our YouTube and Vimeo Channels. Please consider making a donation to help support the work of The Center for Mindful Eating. 

Resolve To Make Mindful Eating Work For You & Your Clients

Jean Fain MSW, LICSW

With the New Year comes new resolve to make mindful eating “work,” which usually means lose weight, but can also mean get a handle on the range of eating problems. But does mindful eating really work? Webinar with powerpoint.

This talk is available for free on our YouTube and Vimeo Channels. Please consider making a donation to help support the work of The Center for Mindful Eating. 

No More Food Labels! Coaching Clients Towards Non-judgment

Megrette Fletcher, M.Ed, RD, CDE

How can clients learn to coach themselves away from fear, blame and shame? Explore the benefits of non-judgment and mindful eating to promote improved food and eating choices. Webinar with powerpoint.

This talk is available for free on our YouTube and Vimeo Channels. Please consider making a donation to help support the work of The Center for Mindful Eating. 

The Joy of Half A Cookie

Jean Kristeller, Ph.D.

The book, “The Joy of Half a Cookie: Using Mindfulness to Lose Weight and End the Struggle with Food," is based on the principles and practices of the Mindfulness-Based Eating Awareness Treatment (MB-EAT) program in a way that is understandable for people with a range of experience with mindfulness. Audio teleconference.

The Magic of Slowing Down (Parts I & II)

Jan Chozen Bays, MD and Char Wilkins, MSW, LICSW

Slowing down is one of the most powerful tools in Mindful Eating. It may seem overly simple. It may seem too hard to accomplish in the midst of a fast-paced busy life. However, when we slow down, we are able to savor each bite, expand the experience and thus our satisfaction with eating.

This two-part webinar series will include information about relevant research, practices to try at home and discussion about how to use this tool of mindful eating with clients or patients. 

Mindful Eating Resources that Promote Shame Resilience

Megrette Fletcher MEd, RD, CDE

Explore how mindful eating can defuse the toxic nature of shame that impacts clients young and old. Identify shame and its triggers, as well as identify a number of Mindful Eating handouts to use to help clients build shame resilience. Megrette Fletcher will review mindful eating resources that developing shame resilience and empathy.

Responding to Emotional Eating Struggles with KAR-ing

Amy Tuttle, RD, LCSW

We all have difficult moments in our lives. Suffering with headaches, heartaches, feelings of sadness, fear, loneliness, confusion, depletion, or overwhelm, we may turn to food in an effort to replenish, comfort, or numb ourselves. Join Self-Care Collaborator Amy Tuttle, RD, LCSW to learn how the mindful process of KAR-ing and Four Mindful Questions™ can help you and your clients respond (instead of react) to suffering. We will practice using these mindfulness tools to understand how they can enhance emotional wave-riding skills, including mood and food regulation skills. Webinar with powerpoint.

Introducing Mindful Eating to Your Clients with Anorexia

Caroline Baerten, RD        

Mindful eating is an approach which is very new in the field of nutrition and eating behavior. Most research on mindful eating focuses on overeating or binge eating patterns. Over the past several years, our presenter, a mindful eating teacher, dietitian and therapist, Caroline Baerten, RD, has been exploring the benefits of mindful eating with individuals who have extreme restrictive eating habits and anorectic mindsets. In this webinar, the aim is to understand which elements of a mindful eating program might contribute to the healing process for those suffering from anorexia and restrictive eating. Webinar with powerpoint.

Get Stressed, Eat, Repeat. Why Eating Becomes a Habit.

Judson Brewer, MD, PhD

Stress emotional and mindless eating play a heavy role in setting up and perpetuating unhealthy eating habits. Why? These may be tapping into the same reward-based learning processes that evolved to help us remember where food is -and in modern day are hijacked by both chemical and behavioral addictions (including eating). Webinar with powerpoint.

5 Steps to Overcoming Feelings of Food Addiction

Marsha Hudnall, MS, RDN, CD

The popular notion today is that anyone who can’t seem to stop once they start eating foods rich in sugar, fat and/or salt probably is addicted to those ingredients, and that’s the reason they overeat or binge eat. This webinar explore physical and psychological reasons that can drive feelings of food addiction. Webinar with powerpoint.

Discovering Delicious Movement

Lynn Rossy, Ph.D.

If you and your body aren’t exactly on friendly terms, there can be some resistance to listening to its need for movement. Numerous barriers shut off the messages that your body sends you about how to take care of it. As a result, there is a dis-ease in the body that can make engaging in exercise challenging. In this program, learn how to reclaim your body while you experience the deliciousness of moving it in ways that are supportive of your health and wellbeing. Audio teleconference.

Shame: The Soul Eating Emotion

Caroline Baerten, RD 

We can never touch the depth of vulnerability when feelings of shame and guilt are present. Most people with eating issues are driven by the devastating presence of shame. In mindful eating sessions, participants learn to identify this affect/cognition and how it is expressed in many different ways within themselves. Sometimes shame shows itself as ‘the inner critic (or self-blamer)’ or ‘the pusher (for whom it is never enough)’. Webinar with powerpoint.

Mindless Eating As A Form Of Self Betrayal

Ronna Kabatznick, PhD

There are many reasons why we eating mindlessly ranging from excessive hunger, to habit, to not knowing mindful eating practices. Another reason is to numb pain, consciously or unconsciously, and thus betray the thoughts, feelings and sensations that so desperately need our attention. Instead of staying with the pain at the various levels we may be experiencing them, we act out against it by eating mindlessly, keeping us in a perpetual cycle of betrayal which keeps us away from the satisfaction and peace of mind we are seeking. Audio teleconference.

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