These are some of the assumptions I made when I first began to treat eating and weight issues. If you’re like me, you didn’t receive training on this topic. Even if you don’t specialize in eating disorders, many of your clients are likely to experience angst about their eating and/or weight, which can affect other issues including anxiety and depression.
You may even struggle with eating and weight concerns yourself.
In this comprehensive seminar I will teach you how to help your clients avoid the diet-binge trap and learn an approach that will put them in charge of their eating – no more relying on willpower!
You will also learn transformational strategies and up-to-date research to address challenges facing higher weight clients, as you discover your own attitudes toward body size in a safe and supportive environment.
This seminar is a must watch if you work with clients who experience any of the following:
This online program is worth 6.25 hours CPD.
|Manual ZNM052625 (8.01 MB)||64 Pages||Available after Purchase|
Judith Matz, LCSW, ACSW, is co-author of The Making Peace with Food Card Deck, The Body Positivity Card Deck, and two books on the topics of eating and weight struggles. Beyond a Shadow of a Diet: The Comprehensive Guide to Treating Binge Eating Disorder, Compulsive Eating and Emotional Overeating, has been called “the new bible” on this topic for professionals. The Diet Survivor’s Handbook: 60 Lessons in Eating, Acceptance and Self-Care was a #1 bestseller on Amazon and a favorite resource for therapists to use with clients. She is also the author of Amanda’s Big Dream, a children’s book that helps kids to pursue their dreams – at any size! Judith has a private practice in Skokie, IL where she focuses her work with clients who want to get off the diet/binge rollercoaster and learn to feel at home in their bodies. Through her individual counseling, groups, workshops, presentations and books, Judith has helped thousands of people to develop self-care skills that increase physical, emotional and spiritual wellbeing without a focus on the pursuit of weight loss. Through educational programs, she is dedicated to helping people end the preoccupation with food and weight. Judith received her MSW at University of Michigan and earned her post-graduate certificate at Michael Reese Hospital in Chicago, where she trained in the treatment of eating disorders. Judith is a frequent contributor to the Psychotherapy Networker magazine and a popular speaker at national conferences. Descriptions of her work have appeared in the media including the New York Times, LA Times, Allure, Fitness, Self, Shape, Today’s Dietitian, Diabetes Self-Management, NBC News Chicago, Huffington Post Live, and she appears in the documentary America The Beautiful 2.
Financial: Judith Matz, LCSW, ACSW, is the director of The Chicago Center for Overcoming Overeating, Inc. She maintains a private practice. Judith is a published author and receives royalties. She receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc. She has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.
Non-financial: Judith Matz, LCSW, ACSW, is a member of the National Association of Social Workers, National Eating Disorder Association and Association for Size Diversity and Health.
“I Want To Lose Weight”
Avoid the Diet-Binge Trap
6 Steps to Develop A Healthy and Satisfying Relationship With Food
Overcome Emotional Overeating
Cultivate a Healthy Body Image
Weight, Health, and Stigma
Beyond Clinical Practice
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