This webinar explores strategies which Psychologists can use to respectfully respond to their clients weight management concerns, including an introduction to:
- the non-diet approach
- scope of practice considerations for psychologists asked to provide dietary advice
- the principles of Health at Every Size
- addressing weight bias and weight stigma
- providing respectful, weight inclusive care
Our speaker for this webinar is Janet Lowndes, Director and Principal Psychologist of Mind Body Well, a private practice in Melbourne providing outpatient therapies for people with eating disorders and concerns about eating behaviours, body image and wellbeing - from a Non-Diet, Health at Every Size® perspective.
Janet has provided counselling to assist people with eating disorders for over 25 years. She is an experienced trainer and supervisor, providing support for therapists from various health professions. Janet is also a qualified Yoga Teacher and Yoga Therapist, inspired by neuro-psychotherapy, embodiment, and social justice perspectives which empower those seeking treatment and aim to address systemic inequalities and barriers to care.
Janet’s approach is evidence-based, client-centred, and is focussed on enhancing mind-body wellbeing.