As health practitioners, we feel confident about what we tell our clients but sometimes we forget to work on ourselves. Every session of the program had material that left me grateful, motivated, and inspired. The classes were a constant reminder to be kind with myself, enjoy my food and movement, but also not to judge myself. The program is concise, practical, scientific and comes with a concrete full manual.
The techniques and skills I’ve learned through the MB-EAT training have been extremely eye opening and cultivating to personal health and self-care habits for both myself and my clients. I have also had the opportunity to implement some of these techniques and skills when working with groups at a behavioral health and addictions facility. There I have witnessed significant shifts in their awareness and relationship with both food and substances. Many have expressed a real desire to continue to explore this relationship further now that they have become more mindful of the food to health relationship.
Natalia Garcia, RD
This program looks at mindfulness and it’s relationship to food in a thoughtful yet compassionate way. I loved the whole person approach and the opportunity to share & build relationships with others in a safe, nurturing environment. I especially like the way Andrea made time for conversation and offered feedback during the sessions. It was very helpful when we discussed which resources & meditations may be most appropriate for different types of clients, ie. BED, depression/anxiety, stress eaters.
Julie Barbaro, RD
The MB-EAT training program taught me specific meditations and gave me a frame work to use with my clients who struggle with Binge Eating Disorder. The specific meditations help me address common struggles my clients have, managing stress eating, recognizing satiety, recognizing food enjoyment, and being disconnected when mindlessly eating. The framework will be valuable as I continue my practice with people who binge or otherwise overeat. I am also grateful that it was taught from a Health at Every Size perspective, removing weight loss as a central focus which so often continues to hinder clients ability to heal and nurture themselves truly.
Meghan Campbell - MS Ed., LPC, USA