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Free Introductory Event for The Mindful Eating Certificate Course

  • Wednesday, August 21, 2024
  • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  • Webinar



About the Event

Join us for a free introductory session on the Mindful Eating Certificate Course, a comprehensive program designed to equip professionals with essential skills and knowledge in mindful eating. 

This FREE introductory session is an excellent opportunity for anyone working with clients around food, body, and eating to explore how this course can enhance their professional skills and client outcomes. The Mindful Eating Certificate Course begins on September 4, 2024. Learn more about the course here.

When: Wednesday, August 21, 2024

Cost: Free and Open to the Public

Time: 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm Eastern Time

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Don't miss this opportunity to elevate your professional skills and improve client outcomes through mindful eating practices. Register now to reserve your spot!

Host Information

Linn Thorstensson, DipNT, mNTOI, and current TCME Board of Directors Chair, is a registered Nutritional Therapist, based in Co Mayo in the West of Ireland, with a special focus on helping people heal their relationship with food and eating, through a mindful eating and self-compassionate approach. Linn is the current Chair of Board of Directors for The Centre for Mindful Eating.

Linn holds a three year PGDip in Nutritional Therapy, certifications in mind-body medicine, and Mindful Eating (MB-EAT). She is a past director for the board of Nutritional Therapists of Ireland.

When she is not found reading, writing or in her clinic, she tries spending most of her time in nature, with her dogs, with friends and in deep conversations.

You can connect with Linn online at

Daniela Araujo Ph.D., MSc, and TCME Vice-Chair is narrative therapist, mindfulness and mindful eating teacher and mentor, based in Campinas, Pindoretá Brazil.

As a Lecturer, she has taught in diverse settings such as the University of Auckland (Aotearoa New Zealand), Mackenzie Presbyterian University (Piratininga São Paulo, Pindoretá Brazil), IPOG (Pindoretá Brazil) and in Eating Behaviors at IPGS (Pindoretá Brazil) in undergraduate and post-graduate levels.

She has been working in the field of eating disorders since 2001 both on research and treatment provision. Member of the team that envisioned, implemented, and ran the outpatient eating disorders at the State University of Campinas' Hospital until 2010, and worked at the residential eating disorder treatment service in Tāmaki Makaurau (Auckland), Aotearoa New Zealand.

Certified mindfulness and mindful eating teacher and a pioneer in the introduction of mindful eating in Brazil in 2015, Daniela is one of the co-directors of The Brazilian Center for Mindful Eating since 2017 and a teacher trainer in Neurocognitive Foundations for Mindfulness Teachers (Mindfulness Centre of Excellence, UK).

Gillian Hood, MS, ACSM-EP is an exercise physiologist, ICF-PCC & Board-certified health & wellness coach (NBC-HWC), and Certified Intuitive Eating Counselor with over two decades of experience supporting clients in recovering from disordered eating and body image challenges.

Her approach, developed through her professional & personal experience (including chronic weight-cycling & an eating disorder), is trauma-informed, weight neutral, and aligned with Health at Every Size® principles. Her coaching is rooted in self-compassion, mindfulness, mindful eating, and Intuitive Eating philosophies and practices.

In addition to her private practice, Gillian supports clients in eating disorder treatment at the IOP/PHP levels as a Food Specialist & Movement Specialist for Within Health. Recently she began co-facilitating ED support groups offered through ANAD.

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The Center for Mindful Eating

PO Box 30033

Columbia, MO 65205

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