This class offers a range of methods for changing unhelpful thoughts, beliefs and behaviors regarding food. From the ground of mindfulness, attentional training, and self-kindness, this course focuses on gaining insight into unhealthy habitual patterns and on building the psychological resources needed for change.
The classes will include experiential learning to:
- Illuminate deeply held beliefs about food and eating
- Explore food craving
- Practice new eating behaviors
- Enhance a healing partnership between mind and body
- Experience the power of self-kindness in the process of change
- Learn mindfulness skills to reduce stress and emotion driven eating
Course Dates: Thursdays, October 6 -November 10, 2016
Time: 6:00 to 7:30pm
Location: UNC Center for Rehabilitation Care, 1807 North Fordham Blvd (on 15/501 in the former Borders building) Chapel Hill, NC 27514Course
Questions? Phone 919-966-8586.
Course instructor Sasha Loring, M.Ed., LCSW, is a psychotherapist and meditation teacher who has been leading mindfulness programs nationwide for over 30 years. As a leader in the field of mindful eating she has developed programs for major medical and diet centers in Durham, NC. She has also taught the Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction course, led weight management support groups and worked individually with many people struggling with their weight. Sasha Loring is the author of the book Eating with Fierce Kindness: A Mindful and Compassionate Guide to Losing Weight and RELIEF: Release Stress and Harmful Habits and Awaken your Best Self. More information at: www.sashaloring.com