Emotional eating is part of normal eating, yet when it becomes habitual, can lead to significant physical and emotional distress and sometimes an eating disorder. Learn more about how mindfulness can be used as a bridge to a healthier relationship with food, one that is based on optimizing one’s autonomy and competence of eating.
- Learn to describe the difference between "normal" emotional eating and emotional eating that involves eating pathology
- Apply mindfulness based strategies that help improve one’s relationship with food through the lens of Self Determination Theory.
Understanding Emotional Eating for Health Care Professionals
Presented by Kari Anderson, DBH, LCMHC, CEDS-S
Tuesdays, April 10 and 17, 2018, 3:00 PM EST (time zone converter)
This is the second in our 6-part Foundations of Mindful Eating webinar series.
Two (2) continuing education credits provided by International Seminars Group
$30 TCME Members, $60 Non-members
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Having struggled with binge eating and weight stigma herself, Kari’s professional career has a personal passion driving it. She has been working with eating disorders for 25 years, with particular emphasis on Binge Eating Disorder. Kari has the unique ability to lead organizational teams and at the same time connect with individuals on a very real and compassionate level. Often referred to as someone who “gets it” by participants, she creates a safe environment.
Kari earned her Doctorate of Behavioral Health with her research project The Mindful Eating Cycle: Treatment for Binge Eating Disorder at Arizona State University in 2012. Co-creator of the Am I Hungry?® Mindful Eating for Binge Eating Program, Kari also co-authored the acclaimed book, Eat What You Love, Love What You Eat for Binge Eating: A Mindful Eating Program for Healing Your Relationship with Food and Your Body.
Kari is the Executive Director at Green Mountain at Fox Run and the Women’s Center for Binge and Emotional Eating.
Continuing Education credits provided by International Seminars Group, ISG. This program will meet twice for a total of 2 hours and will be recorded. Two (2) CE/CPE for therapists and dietitians will be provided by ISG following completion of the post-test survey and evaluation. ISG is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. ISG is also a Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Accredited Provider with the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR). ISG maintains responsibility for this program and its content.