Dr Karin Kratina's

"Body Image and Self Acceptance in a Fat Phobic World: Moving Clients Beyond Old Patterns."

Our cultures focus on eating and weight can distract clients, making them feel bad about themselves and their bodies, and cause them to use food rules and body shaping as lifelines to feeling better. This can distract clients from engaging and making the changes they seek in therapy.

In this workshop, we will look at how our cultures approach to eating and weight can derail clients and explore an entirely new, inner-directed approach to eating that aligns with therapeutic goals. We will explore how this style of eating, perhaps surprisingly, is one path to a deeper relationship with self. You will discover the and relational subtleties of moving beyond food rules and 

guidelines to internally-regulated eating, supports the therapeutic process.

physical, cognitive

and how this