Workshops are a great way to learn a new way to think about food and eating. In a Mind Over Food workshop you will learn the essential skills to make healthy choices, lose weight and maintain a healthy weight for a lifetime. We offer several options to fit your time and budgetary needs. Get your friends and co-workers together or register for a scheduled workshop…We’re flexible! Workshops are especially effective in a work or corporate setting. For more info contact Andi Freedman.
Change Your Thinking, Change Your Life
Diets Don’t Work
Diets don’t work! Why? Because they focus on WHAT you are eating but not HOW you are eating. This program, based on the "Beck Diet Solution" is different because it focuses on the psychological factors that cause weight gain and obesity not on eating fads and counting calories. It focuses on how you make food choices, how to avoid emotional eating, how to avoid giving into cravings and, most importantly, how to change your THINKING about food and your health!
It’s the thought that counts
Let’s face it… Losing weight and dieting is not about a lack of information! We know what we should and shouldn’t eat. So why is it so darn hard?!! Because you have never learned how to "THINK" about food in an appropriate and healthy way. This program, based on the "Beck Diet Solution" is a cognitive approach to weight loss and wellness, which will teach you the skills you need to lose weight and maintain a healthy weight for your lifetime!
Mindful eating is the simple but difficult act of becoming aware of what you are putting into your mouth, how it feels, and how it tastes. However, few of us practice this kind of awareness. Most of us often eat standing at the kitchen counter, in the car or in front of the TV. Sometimes we find our plate empty and not know how it got that way! Once you learn to eat mindfully you will begin to really enjoy your food. You will experience all the wonderful flavors and feel more satisfied.
Cognitive Treatment will teach you the skills you need to lose weight and maintain a healthy weight for your lifetime. You will learn how to respond to and reframe thinking errors that sabotages healthy choices, stop emotional eating, deal with cravings and hunger, motivate yourself and get back on track when you make an eating "mistake", develop a food plan and stick to it, make time for meal planning and dieting... and much more.
Give Yourself Credit
We are so hard on ourselves! We focus so intently on every little error while discounting even big successes. Focusing on mistakes can seriously impact your confidence and sabotage your goals. The good news is by giving yourself credit for eating successes rather than focusing on eating mistakes you can build confidence and increase the ease with which you make healthy choices.
A New You… Forever
Change your thinking, change your life! Once you change the thinking that justified eating in an unhealthy way, you can never go back. The skills you have learned are for a lifetime and can be applied to all aspects of your life not just weight loss. By staying mindful and aware you can maintain this new you... until it's just YOU!
Mind Over Food Training™
Individual In-Office Counseling
Have you tried for years to lose weight with little or no success? Has your weight yo-yo’d due to trying fad diets that just were not sustainable? Do you, like so many others, feel overwhelmed at the thought of losing weight and weight loss maintenance? This may be the perfect option! I will teach you the skills you need to change your life and provide 1-on-1 coaching in a comfortable and sunny office.
Individual Video Conference Counseling
Enjoy the same experience in the comfort of your own home or office (or anywhere you find convenient and comfortable). This option is perfect for those who do not live in the Beverly area or need more flexibility in scheduling. With today’s video conferencing technology I can help anyone in the US or the world. All you need is to have a reliable internet connection… No need to download software!
Individual Weekly Email Exchange
This option is less formal but is more affordable. Clients will receive a weekly email from me that is uniquely tailored to your specific issues and thinking errors. Each week I will teach a new skill or set of skills that will make it easier for you to choose food wisely. I will also comment and offer suggestions on how to deal with your particular battles. Each week you will send an email to me documenting your successes and struggles.