June 2016

This webinar offers an overview of benefits and essential components of mindful eating.  Begin the webinar with a mindfulness practice, then hear about mindful eating skills that can be helpful with patients or clients including methods such as: the hunger and fullness scale, working with cravings, and the power of facing lapses.  Since negative thinking becomes a trigger for overeating, find out more about the value of and steps towards establishing self–compassion.  This webinar will provide you with three critical tools to apply with your patients and clients to assist them in experiencing a new freedom with food.

Robin Boudette, PhD is a Psychologist and Certified Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Instructor at the Princeton University Counseling Center and Thomas Jefferson University Hospital Center for Integrative Medicine. She has extensive experience teaching mindfulness eating skills to patients and health professionals. She is the founder and coordinator of Mind/Body Health Services, a multidisciplinary team implementing behavioral medicine in the treatment of physical and emotional problems. Dr. Boudette earned her PhD in Clinical Psychology from the California School of Professional Psychology in Berkeley, California. 

Title:            Mindful Eating for Healthy Living  
Date:            Wednesday, June, 29th 
Time:            12:00PM - 1:00PM EDT
CE Credit:     1.0 contact hour, 1.0 CPE

Reserve your webinar seat now! The webinar is FREE!

Upon completing this activity, the learner will be able to:

  • Identify the benefits of mindfulness   
  • Explore the hunger and fullness satiety scales and habit loop as well as new ways to integrate them in counseling those with overweight or obesity  
  • Describe the benefits of self-compassion in mindful eating. 
  • Participate in a mindfulness practice demonstration and a self-compassion exercise.  

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A non-profit center, COPE is based in the College of Nursing at Villanova University.  COPE supports and develops educational programs for health professionals, educators, worksites and the public.

Details on CE Credits
Neither the planners nor the faculty have any conflicts of interest to disclose.

To receive a CE certificate, you must individually register online for the webinar, attend the full program and complete an online evaluation.

Villanova University College of Nursing is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center Commission on Accreditation.

Villanova University College of Nursing / Center for Obesity Prevention and Education (COPE) is a Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Accredited Provider (VN0001) with the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR).

The American College of Sports Medicine's Professional Education Committee certifies that Villanova University College of Nursing Continuing Education / Center for Obesity Prevention and Education (COPE) meets the official criteria for official ACSM Approved Provider status from (2012 - 2015). Providership # 698849.