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A Whole-Person Approach to Make Peace with Food and Your Body

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In this Webinar: 

    • Recognize habits by acknowledging where you are and igniting motivation.
    • Apply evidence-based mindfulness eating practices.
    • Practice movement, exercise and rest goals while appreciating your body.
    • Analyze areas of self-care including physical environment, relationships and communication, spirituality and mind-body connection.

Moving toward optimal health is a lifelong journey. The goal of this webinar is to help you optimize your well being by focusing on two areas of your health. If you are ready to stop living on auto-pilot and change how you eat and how you treat your body, then this is the webinar for you.

Using research from psychological science and integrative medicine, you will learn skills to pay attention and respond mindfully to your body. Mindfulness is associated with improvements in physical and mental health; it can bring about lower levels of anxiety, depression, insomnia, and stress-related symptoms and increase feelings of joy, gratefulness, love, contentment and satisfaction.

Hopefully it’s not a surprise then, that mindful awareness is also associated with better eating habits. When it comes to improving your eating, you don’t have to give up all the foods you love but you will want to give up dieting and fasting and stop believing the onslaught of contradictory food myths that bombard you as advertisers compete to sell their products. In this webinar you will learn to choose and plan your meals and snacks more effectively. Using evidence-based practices, you will begin to assess your nutritional needs by tuning in, balance your eating with the help of easy-to-follow guidelines and incorporate mindfulness based eating practices that are shown to reduce habitual emotional and mindless eating.

Now, let’s turn to your second health goal – making peace with your body. It may seem counterintuitive but self-criticism is not a helpful form of motivation when it comes to making changes to your physical health. Therefore, this webinar will prompt you to challenge and change how you talk to yourself about your body and begin to practice mindfulness strategies. This science backed approach can lead to less shame, isolation and feelings of stuckness and more movement, exercise and sleep; being active and sleeping enough can improve your strength, endurance, joint function, blood pressure, bone density, posture, flexibility, health and quality of life and much more.

According to the World Health Organization health is a state of complete physical, mental, and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease…” Eating well and treating your body well are two steps on your journey toward your optimal health. This webinar is an opportunity to proactively reassess and rebalance as you move toward the healthy life you envision.

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Ordering Information

Once payment is received, you will be e-mailed information on how to log on to the Webinar. You can watch the Webinar live or as a video recording, which will be emailed to you after the live Webinar’s taken place.

Optional live or home study CEs (1.5) may be purchased separately through R. Cassidy Seminars for $10. A link to purchase CE credits will be included in the email containing all your Webinar resources after the Webinar’s taken place. More Info Here

Continuing Education Information

Optional CEs (1.5) may be purchased through R. Cassidy Seminars for $10. A link to purchase CE credits will be included in the email containing all your Webinar resources. More Info Here

This event is co-sponsored by R. Cassidy Seminars.  A link to purchase CE credits will be provided to all Webinar registrants.

Satisfactory Completion

Participants must have paid tuition fee, signed in, attended the entire seminar, completed any accompanying reading assignment, completed an evaluation, and signed out in order to receive a certificate. Failure to sign in or out will result in forfeiture of credit for the entire course. No exceptions will be made. Partial credit is not available.

Psychologists

Cassidy Seminars is approved by the American Psychological Association (APA) to offer continuing education for psychologists. R. Cassidy Seminars maintains responsibility for this program.

Social Workers

Cassidy Seminars, ACE provider #1082 is approved as a provider for social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) www.aswb.org, through the Approved Continuing Education (ACE) Program. Approval Period: April 15, 2012-April 15, 2015. R. Cassidy Seminars maintains responsibility for the program. Social workers should contact their regulatory board to determine course approval. Social workers will receive 1.5 live or 2 homestudy continuing education (clinical, social work ethics) clock hours in participating in this course.

Please Note: Licensing Boards change regulations often and while we attempt to stay abreast of their most recent changes, if you have questions or concerns about this course meeting your specific board’s approval, we recommend you contact your board directly to obtain a ruling.

Note: Many state boards accept offerings accredited by national or other state organizations. If your state is not listed, please check with your professional licensing board to determine whether the accreditations listed are accepted.

About the Presenter

Gia Marson Dr. Gia Marson is a psychologist, consultant and lecturer with private practices in Santa Monica and Calabasas, CA. She is a generalist with a specialty in treating eating disorders. Dr. Marson consults for UCLA’s Adolescent Medicine Eating Disorders Program, Nourished For Life, and was Director of the UCLA Counseling Center Eating Disorders Program & psychologist in the UCLA’s Athletic Dept. for 8 years. She is an expert contributor to Goop.com, has been featured on NBC, recoverywarriors.com, and in The Everygirl’s Guide to Life by Maria Menounos. Dr. Marson is a board member for a non-profit foundation using the arts to reduce mental health stigma--she believes in full recovery, the power of relationships and using strengths to create resilience.

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