This online course will be streaming live on May 13, 2022 from 8:30am – 4:00pm PT, 10:30am – 6:00pm CT, 11:30am – 7:00pm ET after purchase.
10:00am – 10:15am PT, 12:00pm – 12:15pm CT, 1:00pm – 1:15pm ET
12:00pm – 1:00pm PT, 2:00pm – 3:00pm CT, 3:00pm- 4:00pm ET
2:30pm – 2:45pm PT, 4:30pm – 4:45pm CT, 5:30pm – 5:45pm ET
Recorded footage and all course content (certificate, videos, quiz) will be available until June 15, 2022. Extensions cannot be granted under any circumstances.
Registration will close on May 12, 2022.
“I’m an emotional eater.” I have to lose weight if I want to be healthy.” I know what I’m supposed to do, but I just don’t do it.” “My eating is out of control.”
These types of comments are common in our culture, and frequently make their way into the clinical setting. While the treatment of eating disorders requires specialized training, it’s important for all therapists to understand the paradigm shift happening in our field when it comes to eating problems and weight concerns. After all, societal norms regarding eating, weight, and health affect every client we work with, regardless of body size.
In this in-depth workshop you’ll discover how recovery from overeating and bingeing is more than a matter of self-control, weight loss, or even understanding the emotional triggers. Judith will teach you how to integrate multiple facets of treatment—including the attuned eating framework, the role of shame and self-compassion, emotional regulation, body image strategies, understanding weight stigma and the Health At Every Size® paradigm—so that clients have the tools necessary to end overeating and develop a healthy relationship with food, their bodies, and themselves.
Judith will address these important topics using a variety of teaching approaches including lively didactic material, experiential exercises and small group interactions.
Understanding the problem
- Types of Eating Problems
- Impact of Cultural Messages
- Why Diets Fail
The Diet Binge-Trap
- Deprivation, Control, and Overeating
- The Role of Shame
Empowering Clients Through Attuned Eating
- The Three Steps of Attuned/Intuitive Eating
- Common Obstacles
- Food as a Form of Affect Regulation
- How Self-Compassion Reduces Overeating
- Mindfulness Practices
Cultivating a Healthy Body Image
- Understanding Internalized Weight Stigma
- Body Positive Strategies
Clinicians’ Attitudes Toward Body Size
- Exploring Views Toward Fat and Thin
- Impact on Clinical Treatment
Weight and Health
- Common Myths
- Impact of Weight Stigma and Social Determinants of Health
- Wellness Beyond Weight
The Health At Every Size Paradigm Shift
- 5 Tenets
- Developing a Weight Inclusive Practice
Participants will be able to describe
- How the 5 components of the diet-binge cycle result in chronic dieting
- How to implement the three steps of attuned eating to reduce out of control eating
- The process of translating emotional issues into eating and weight loss focus that results in shame and techniques to regulate emotional distress without turning to food
- Strategies to cultivate a positive body image and combat internalized weight stigma
- The impact of weight stigma and personal bias on clients both within and outside of the treatment setting
- How understanding the body of research related to weight and health helps clients develop positive, sustainable behaviours to support physical and emotional wellbeing
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