Emotional and Psychological Weight Loss
Saturday 3rd March 2018
10am – 4.30pm
What will be covered:
- The blocks to weight loss: Why even though you really want to lose weight, it just doesn’t seem to happen.
- Why will-power alone won’t keep you on track, and what will make the difference.
- What emotional eating really is and how to use your emotions to create change.
- How you can become your own worst enemy and fight against yourself, and what to do about it.
- How to harness your psychology and emotions to the body you desire.
This course will combine psycho-education to give you insights and answers to the questions “Why can’t I stick to a diet?” and “Why is it so common to put the weight back on once I have lost it”.
Most importantly we will include mind/brain strategies and psychological change techniques, to help you with emotional focusing methods that go beyond the traditional unhelpful ‘eat less and exercise more’ mantras, and take you into a more permanent life-style change.
Your Course Leader:
Dr Sandra Westland, DProf, MA, B.Ed (hons)
Sandra Completed her Doctoral research at NSPC in the subject of women and weight loss. She continued her research in this field, interviewing women who have lost and subsequently retained their significant weight reduction, to further understand what the important factors are in sustained weight reduction, and what makes the difference in the mind/body transformation.
She has been a psychotherapist for 17 years in private practice and also for the last 5 years as a trauma specialist within the Emergency Services. Sandra is a founder of Contemporary College of Therapeutic Studies, an integrative psychological therapy training college in London, and regularly runs workshops and training internationally.
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