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Mindful Eating During the Pandemic: Exploring the Experience to Strengthen Your Practice

  • Friday, October 23, 2020
  • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  • Webinar | All Members: Free, Public $15

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Educational Series: Exploring Mindful Eating

Personal enrichment webinars,  for those who wish to learn more about how to begin or maintain a mindful eating practice on a individual level. While these webinars are aimed at the general public, professionals are welcome to attend. 


Date: Friday, October 23, 2020

Time: 12:00 - 1:00 pm EDT

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Can't attend in person? Registered participants will have access to the course within 1-2 business days after the course has ended.

About the Event

This webinar will explore the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on your personal experience with food, eating, and body and how mindful eating can help. The session will include a guided meditation, an overview of Mindful Eating Principles,  group discussion, and an opportunity to practice mindful eating. 

The guided meditation will focus on reflections of the pandemic experience and its impact on attitudes and behaviors toward food and body.  We will explore the challenges and struggles but also as these experiences are related to improvement, awareness, and positive changes.

The group discussion will be a space for participants to share some of their personal experiences with food, eating, and body during the pandemic. The principles of mindful eating and how to use the practice will be discussed. 

To end the session, a mindful eating practice will be offered. Participants are encouraged to have a snack available to engage in this mindful eating practice.

Learning Objectives

    1. Deepening your awareness and the ability to reflect and share your own experience related to food and body
    2. Exploring your understanding of mindful eating and learning from other people's experiences
    3. Strengthen your mindful eating practice

    About the Presenter

    Cecilia Clementi, Ph.D., Psych.D, is a TCME Board member. She is a Clinical and Health Psychologist and psychotherapist. She is also a teacher in Mindfulness-based programs (MBSR, MBCT, MBRP, MB-EAT, I Eat). Cecilia qualified as a mindfulness teacher at The Italian Center for Mindfulness studies (CISM) and trained as a mindful eating teacher in Bruxelles (Belgium) with Jean  Kristeller. 

    Cecilia has a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology at the University of Bologna (Italy), where she also obtained her Clinical and Community Psychology degree and her Specialization as a Health Psychologist and psychotherapist. She has also qualified in Dialectical behavioral therapy (DBT), Eye Movement Desensitization, and Reprocessing (EMDR), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), and Compassion focused therapy (CFT).

    Her areas of expertise include eating disorders, obesity, addiction, trauma, mood, and anxiety disorders. She lives in Italy, and she works as a psychotherapist and Mindfulness Teacher in her private clinic and at  San Nicola’s Addiction Rehab Center. She also collaborates with The Department of Psychology of the University of Bologna and The Center for Mindfulness- Motus Mundi, Italy, as a co-trainer of the I Eat Mindful Eating Professional Training. 

    Cecilia has been practicing Nichiren Daishonin’s Buddhism for 20 years.

    Connect with her online at:

    Web: www.ceciliaclementi.altervista.org

    Facebook: @MindfulEatingItalia

    Email: cclementi@tcme.org

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