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Judith Matz, LCSW, ACSW


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.

 

Speaker Disclosures:

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.

Diets and Our Demons: A Mindful Approach to Treating Overeating, Binge Eating and Weight Concerns


Speakers:
Judith Matz, LCSW, ACSW
Format:
Audio and Video
Copyright:
Oct 20, 2017
Media Type:
Digital Recordings
Price:
£169.99 - Standard

Emotional Eating, Chronic Dieting, Bingeing and Body Image: What Every Clinician Needs to Know


Speakers:
Judith Matz, LCSW, ACSW
Copyright:
Jul 10, 2020
Media Type:
Digital Recordings - Also available: DVD
Price:
£169.99 - Standard

When Diets Don't Work: 3 Steps to Transform Your Relationship with Food and Your Body


Speakers:
Judith Matz, LCSW, ACSW
Format:
Audio and Video
Copyright:
Dec 05, 2019
Media Type:
Digital Recordings - Also available: DVD
Price:
£23.99 - Standard

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