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Shame Resilience & Body Image Group for Binge Eating, Compulsive Over-Eating/Emotional Eating

Start Date: Monday July 6th 2015 thru Monday August 24th 2015

Time: 7:45pm-9:15pm

Fee: $600

This 8-week group provides a confidential, supportive environment for individuals who wish to address patterns of disordered eating, issues of body image & relationship to self and others. This group helps build in the Gentle Voice to create more empathy and self-compassion. This groups helps address the feelings of shame and fear common in eating disorders, but particularly evident in clients with binging & compulsive eating behaviors. This group is based on the work of Dr. Brene Brown a clinical researcher who has spent the last 12 years studying vulnerability, courage, worry & shame. 

 The group is based on Dr. Brown's 10 principles of WholeHearted Living:

  1. Letting go of what people think, and cultivating Authenticity
  2. Letting go of perfectionism, and cultivating Self-Compassion
  3. Letting go of numbing and powerlessness, and cultivating Resilient Spirit
  4. Letting go of scarcity and fear of the dark, and cultivating Gratitude and Joy
  5. Letting go of need for certainty, and cultivating Intuition and Trusting Faith
  6. Letting go of comparison, and cultivating Creativity
  7. Letting go of exhaustion and productivity as self-worth, and cultivating Play and Rest
  8. Letting go of anxiety as a lifestyle, and cultivating Calm and Stillness
  9. Letting go of self-doubt and “supposed to,” and cultivating Meaningful Work
  10. Letting go of being cool and “always in control,” and cultivating Laughter, Song and Dance

Upper West Side location, convenient to all public transportation.