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Online MB-EAT Mindful Eating and Living Professional Training and Mentoring Program - weight inclusive program

  • 18 Oct 2019
  • 24 Jan 2020
  • Live Interactive Virtual Program

With MB-EAT Teacher Trainer and Mindfulness Meditation Instructor:

Andrea Lieberstein, MPH, RDN, RYT and guest faculty appearances by Jean Kristeller, PhD

Learn to become an embodied mindful eating and meditation practitioner and instructor.

This is the sixth dynamic year Andrea has offered the three-month online training and mentoring program which provides training in the practices and approaches of the Mindfulness-Based Eating Awareness Training Program (MB-EAT), in mindfulness meditation, and other mindfulness practices as they support the practice of mindful eating and living.  MB-EAT was pioneered by Dr. Jean Kristeller, and supported by NIH-funded research. It addresses mindless and stress-related eating, emotional eating, disordered eating patterns and obesity so prevalent in our culture through the application of mindfulness meditation. This training provides a weight inclusive approach to mindful eating and living.

“…Andrea is a passionate facilitator and teacher with vast meditation experience, who is able to balance the science behind MB-EAT with mindfulness practice in a way that creates a learning environment that is both rich in depth and breadth. I highly recommend this course. It is both personally and professionally rewarding. "

- Barbara Sobel., MS, Integrative Nutritionist, Winter 2016 Online MB-EAT Training

Through mindful eating practices, one learns to pay attention to what the body really needs and why, how to experience the full pleasure and taste of food without overeating, and how to release the guilt and struggle so often associated with eating. The approach of inner and outer wisdom, integral to the program help support each person to make informed, balanced, healthy sustainable choices over a lifetime, while being truly nourished by food and other aspects of their lives on many levels.

You will learn to become an embodied mindful eating and meditation practitioner and instructor.

This course integrates the step by step tools for you to implement and teach the 12 week MB-EAT group outpatient program to your clients, with a special focus on the core practices. The Mindful Eating and MB-EAT tools and principles are invaluable to use in individual sessions and customize to your population to support and deepen your nondiet approach to healthy living.

Foundational to learning to teach these skills to your clients is establishing your own personal mindful eating practice.

Foundational to this online program is the support and guidance to cultivate and deepen your own mindfulness, mindful eating and self-compassion practices, even as you learn to teach these skills to your clients. From a firm personal foundation, you can be the best, most effective, confident and inspired support and guide for your clients’ journeys.

This live interactive small group training in our virtual classroom, uses state of the art video conference technology easily accessible to your computer, tablet or smartphone. It's like being in a room training together, but from the comfort of your own home or office. Practices and topics introduced include mindfulness meditation, eating exercises, eating meditations, guided visualizations, loving kindness and self-compassion practices, didactic instruction, inquiry method, role playing, tools, motivational interviewing concepts, weekly home practices, assignments, coaching and self-reflection to cultivate mindful awareness and a more balanced and positive relationship to eating and weight.

You will gain personal understanding, experiential learning, and have a new intimate relationship to mindfulness and mindful eating practices.

You will learn to apply a variety of mindfulness and mindful eating practices, coaching approaches, information and tools to your clients, both individually and in group settings.

Upon completion of the training, participants can be qualified to teach the 12 week MB-EAT group program to their clients. Inquire below for eligibility requirements.

"You don't just learn about the techniques of mindful eating with Andrea, you learn what it FEELS like to live, breathe and practice a lifestyle of eating as a form of meditation.  She helped me experience mindfulness and understand meditation through the lens of a mindful eater. By practicing this art at the table, we transform and embody this practice beyond the table, as it moves into other experiences in our lives.  As a fellow dietitian, Andrea is a unique gift in the world of nutrition because she breathes live into everything she teaches, which then only deepens my own understanding of nutrition and convinces me even more how possible it is to make peace with food." 

   - Anny Ha, Registered Dietitian, USA -  MB-EAT Mentoring and Training, Fall 2013  

42 CPE's available for Dietitians, Psychologists, Counselors/MFT, Social
Workers, Nurses and related fields

 12 Fridays, 10:00 a.m. - 11:45 a.m. PST  + 2 Q & A Sessions + Small Group Coaching + Teachback Sessions + Virtual Retreat    

To request more information and a registration form contact: Andrea Lieberstein at

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Andrea Lieberstein, MPH, RDN, RYT, is author of the new book, “Well Nourished: Mindful Practices to Heal Your Relationship to Food, Feed Your Whole Self and End Overeating” She is a mindfulness and mindful eating expert, speaker, mindfulness-based registered dietitian nutritionist, mindfulness meditation teacher, and a champion for leading a Well Nourished Life. She leads mindful eating and Well Nourished trainings and retreats internationally, coaching and training professionals and the general public. In her private practice, Andrea works with individuals to have more peace, balance and joy in their relationship with food, nutrition, body-image, and stress-related issues and health concerns or whom simply want to bring their lives back into balance and vibrancy through mindful eating and living. She spearheaded mind body programs at Kaiser Permanente Northern California centers for many years. Andrea is also a contributing author to "Resources for Teaching Mindfulness: An International Handbook, and to the “The Relaxation and Stress Reduction Workbook” (5th edition). She has degrees from Stanford University and the University of California at Berkeley.

Guest Faculty Appearances

Jean Kristeller, PhD, founder of MB-EAT, author of the book, The Joy of Half a Cookie and a psychologist with her doctorate from Yale University has used meditation-based interventions for eating disorders and obesity for more than 25 years. Her research on Mindfulness-Based Eating Awareness Training (MB-EAT) has received NIH funding, and she is a leader in the area of mindful eating and a founder of the Center for Mindful Eating. She is on the faculty at Indiana State University, with previous faculty appointments at Harvard University and the University of Massachusetts Medical School.

TCME is a member and donation supported 501(C)3 non-profit organization. We depend your generosity to make our mindful eating programs available. Make a tax deductible contribution on our donation page

The Center for Mindful Eating

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