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When Diets Don't Work:
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$29.99 USD
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DVD Video - 1-2 hours   Instructions
2 hr 3 min
Multi-disc DVD recording with electronic manual and instructions.
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3 Steps to Transform Your Relationship with Food and Your Body

Step 1 - Practice Attuned Eating

  • What Is attuned eating, and how is it different than the diet mentality?
  • 3 keys of attuned eating:
    • Reconnect with your body’s hunger cues
    • Nourish your body by “making the match.”
    • Honor your body’s signals for fullness
  • Apply attuned eating to different eating styles (vegetarian, health concerns, etc.)
  • How attuned eating helps you identify and meet other needs in your life
  • Understanding emotional eating and developing new coping strategies.

Step 2 - Move from Body Shame to Body Positivity

  • The role of shame – and how to beat it!
  • Strategies to heal body image
    • Self-compassion and the inner critic
    • How the scale affects your self-worth
    • Living in the present instead of putting off goals until you’re “thin enough.”
    • Collecting positive body experiences
  • Strategies to reject diet culture and find support

Step 3 – Embrace A Holistic Approach to Wellness Beyond Weight

  • Understand the relationship between weight and health
  • Practice self-care behaviors for physical and emotional well-being
  • Change the conversation about dieting, food and weight


Judith Matz, LCSW, is co-author of the Body Positivity Card Deck and two books on the topics of eating and weight struggles, Beyond a Shadow of a Diet: The Comprehensive Guide to Treating Binge Eating Disorder, Compulsive Eating and Emotional Overeating, has been called “the new bible” on this topic for professionals. The Diet Survivor’s Handbook: 60 Lessons in Eating, Acceptance and Self-Care was a #1 bestseller on Amazon and a favorite resource for therapists to use with clients. She is also the author of Amanda’s Big Dream, a children’s book that helps kids to pursue their dreams – at any size! Judith has a private practice in Skokie, IL, where she focuses her work with clients who want to get off the diet/binge rollercoaster and learn to feel at home in their bodies. Through her individual counseling, groups, workshops, presentations and books, Judith has helped thousands of people to develop self-care skills that increase physical, emotional and spiritual wellbeing without a focus on the pursuit of weight loss. Through educational programs, she is dedicated to helping people end the preoccupation with food and weight. Judith received her MSW at University of Michigan and earned her post-graduate certificate at Michael Reese Hospital in Chicago, where she trained in the treatment of eating disorders. Judith is a frequent contributor to the Psychotherapy Networker magazine and a popular speaker at national conferences. Descriptions of her work have appeared in the media including the New York Times, LA Times, Allure, Fitness, Self, Shape, Today’s Dietitian, Diabetes Self-Management, NBC News Chicago, Huffington Post Live, and she appears in the documentary America The Beautiful 2. Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Judith Matz is in private practice. She receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.

Non-financial: Judith Matz is a member of the Association for Size Diversity and Health (ASDAH).
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