Caught in a tug of war with food and weight, many clients presenting for therapy suffer in their battle with body image and eating.
Entangled in preoccupation about weight loss and feeling stuck in cycles of rigid dieting, the chaos of overeating, shame, and hopelessness clients present with negative self-worth, eating disorders, relationship problems, anxiety, or depression.
But it doesn’t have to be this way.
Watch Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) expert and author Diana Hill, Ph.D., to learn ACT—a fresh, modern and evidence-based approach—for treating eating and weight concerns.
In this experiential training, Dr. Hill will guide you through a new way of conceptualizing eating concerns as an attempt to control or avoid the discomfort of living. You’ll learn ACT practices to help clients build the superpower of psychological flexibility—the skill they need to stay present, open, and free to engage in what matters most to them, even in the face of life’s many obstacles.
Attend and learn…
Purchase today to begin your journey with helping clients let go of their struggle with food and weight and direct their energy toward building rich and meaningful lives!
|Manual - ACT for Eating and Body Image Concerns (8.1 MB)||137 Pages||Available after Purchase|
Diana Hill, Ph.D., is a clinical psychologist and co-author of ACT Daily Journal: Get Unstuck and Live Fully with Acceptance and Commitment Therapy. She sees herself as a psychological flexibility guide, where she provides therapy, supervision, and online trainings to help people identify what matters to them and take action toward a meaningful life. As host of the popular podcast, Your Life in Process, Diana offers conversations and practical tools that integrate modern psychology with the wisdom of traditions and integrative health. Her work with eating and body image concerns integrates values clarification, acceptance and committed action toward meaningful goals. Through all Diana's teachings, she encourages clients to build psychological flexibility so that they can live more fulfilling lives. She has a knack for unpacking complex, science-based concepts and making them applicable to clinical practice and daily life.
Diana completed her pre-doctoral internship in the Eating Disorder Emphasis Area at UC Davis and her post-doctoral fellowship at La Luna Center Intensive Outpatient Program for eating disorders. She went on to serve as the clinical director of La Luna Center, where she helped develop an ACT-based group program. Diana completed her undergraduate work at UC Santa Barbara, majoring in Biopsychology, followed by a PhD in Clinical Psychology at CU Boulder where she collaborated with Stanford University to research mindfulness and acceptance-based approaches for eating disorders. She practices what she preaches as a mom of two, homesteader, and yoga teacher.
Financial: Diana Hill maintains a private practice and is a guest teacher for Insight LA Online Meditation Community. She is the co-host and co-founder of a podcast, Your Life in Process. She receives royalties as a published author, and she receives a speaking honorarium and recording royalties from PESI, Inc. She has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.
Non-financial: Diana Hill has no relevant non-financial relationships.
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Why ACT for Eating and Weight Concerns?
A New Approach to an Old Problem
ACCEPTANCE-BASED STRATEGIES & EXPERIENTIAL EXERCISES TO BUILD PSYCHOLOGICAL FLEXIBILITY
Being Present: Help Clients Live in the Now
Cognitive Defusion: Help Clients Get Space from their “News Feed”
Acceptance: Help Clients be Courageous, Willing and Open
Perspective Taking: Help Clients Take in the View
CHANGE-BASED STRATEGIES AND EXPERIENTIAL EXERCISES TO BUILD PSYCHOLOGICAL FLEXIBILITY
Values: Help Clients Choose Direction
Committed Action: Help Clients Fall on Purpose and Why it Matters
Integration: Practice putting it all together
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