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Make Peace with Food: An Experiential, Six-Week Group Program

January 14, 2022 @ 9:00 am - February 25, 2022 @ 10:30 am

$60

CONSIDER JOINING KATIE SCHMIDT – BEHAVIORAL FOOD THERAPIST – FOR THIS GROUP PROGRAM IF YOU:

  • Feel alone in your struggles with food and body
  • Would like to be supported and validated in a small group setting
  • Use food to numb, distract, or soothe rather than feel the emotions that make you want to eat.
  • Feel exhausted, depleted, and undernourished from following rigid or restrictive food rules
  • Want to stop the swings between restriction and mindless or out-of-control eating
  • Are trapped in an all-or-nothing mindset or critical self-talk about food and body
  • Feel anxious, guilty or confused about food choices
  • Experience shame or judgment about body shape or size and find it affects self-esteem
  • Are ready to feel skilled in make nourishing and conscious food and self-care choices

Over the course of this six-week program you will learn vital tools to help you feel safe in your body, manage the emotional eating cycle, build resilience to triggers and difficult emotions, create a holistic care plan, and consciously nourish yourself.

We become attuned to our body, emotions, thoughts, and beliefs through self-reflection and practice, so a primary focus in session will be on experiential exercises including group discussion and reflective journaling and meditation.

IN THIS GROUP PROGRAM YOU WILL:

  • Identify the Health Values that you want to anchor your healing journey
  • Discover the root cause of emotional eating and why food is not your enemy
  • Identify the uncomfortable emotions that make you want to eat
  • Learn the difference between emotional hunger and physical hunger and what each feel like in your own body
  • Practice techniques for calming your nervous system so you can connect with your body, manage the intensity of emotions, and self-soothe, before turning to food
  • Acquire skills to eat more mindfully so your eating experiences are less reactive and more satisfying
  • Identify your “body story” and outdated beliefs that keep you stuck in harmful patterns
  • Release body shame and judgment
  • Learn the pillars of Radical Acceptance, how to embrace where you and your body are at this moment, and why this practice is crucial for healing
  • Understand what Conscious Nourishment looks like and how to incorporate it into everyday life
  • Discover the power of Permission to feel, desire, be, express, eat, and heal
  • Learn a timeless framework you can always fall back on to (re)cultivate a peaceful relationship with food and self

Dates: Friday, January 14th 2022

Week 1: Friday, January 14th 

Week 2: Friday, January 21st

Week 3: Friday, January 28th

Week 4: Friday, February 4th 

Week 5: Friday, February 11th 

Week 6: Friday, February 18th 

Time: 9-10:30am PST 

Location: Zoom (link will be provided upon registration)

Cost: $360

Details

Start:
January 14, 2022 @ 9:00 am
End:
February 25, 2022 @ 10:30 am
Cost:
$60