Helping your children through food and body confidence issues
Date & Time:24th November 2016, 9.30am - 3pm
Cost:Standard rate £125, student £75 (limited spaces)
Location:John Snow House
59 Mansell Street
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This workshop is for parents whose children are struggling with eating and body confidence issues.
The workshop introduces a new way of thinking about food that explores how food and other factors, impact the bigger picture of well-being. This expanded perspective can help you open up discussion about food and weight concerns with young people who are preoccupied with what they eat – or don’t eat. You’ll learn how shifting the focus in conversation can also help address common related issues such as the drive for perfectionism and the strong need for control and certainty.
Find out how to respond to comments on body dissatisfaction or healthy eating in ways that support young people to feel at ease around food and at home in their bodies.
Teaching is participatory with plenty of opportunity for questions and discussion.
Cost: £125 standard place; £75 student rate – limited spaces.
Places can be booked at: www.well-founded.org.uk
About the host
Award-winning dietitian Dr Lucy Aphramor is recognised internationally for her contribution to advancing compassion-centred care and social justice in nutrition practice. Her approach helps people find peace with food and self as they heal from body shame, name stigma and connect with their embodied knowledge.
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