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Save on Binge Eating Disorder Training during #NEDAwareness

By Michelle May, M.D.

BED-You-can-help-NEDAwarenessBinge Eating Disorder (BED) is the most common eating disorder and has a destructive effect on the lives of people who struggle. If you are a therapist or work with an eating disorder treatment team, you can help!

The Am I Hungry?® Mindful Eating for Binge Eating Program (ME-BE) is a 10-week weight-neutral* outpatient treatment program consisting of psycho-education and group or individual therapy using modified DBT, MBSR, and motivational strategies based on Self-Determination Theory. Therapeutic techniques engage mindfulness-based strategies to target affect regulation, counteract dissociation from emotional awareness, and slow the impulsive nature of binge eating.

This clinically valid treatment program utilizes the structure of the Am I Hungry? Mindful Eating Cycle, making it simple to learn and implement so your program can be up and running within months! We have done all of the difficult and time-consuming work of developing and testing the program and materials so you can focus on what you do best: Guiding your clients to full recovery.

Results from our one-year study:

  • Participants went from a range of severe binge eating to a non-bingeing level on the Binge Eating Scale (BES) after 10 weeks. Other significant improvements were found in levels of mindfulness, depression, anxiety, and dietary choices.
  • 68% of the participants participated in the one-year follow up. They not only maintained, but improved their scores on the BES (which measures eating attitudes and behaviors) and other measures.*

* An important clinical note for those of you treating BED: The few participants who reported restrictive dieting in the year following the program showed a rebound in BES scores and less significant changes in all other measures. Another reminder that dieting is counterproductive in BED!

Save $200 during #NEDAwareness Week!

Download the ME-BE Training Information packet to review the details of the program and training. If you decide this training is a good fit for your practice, complete our brief application and/or register during #NEDAwareness Week, February 26 – March 4, to get $200 off! Once your training application is approved, you’ll receive an email with a link to register plus a promo code for $200 off the ME-BE training. This offer is limited and will expire at the end of the National Eating Disorder Awareness week on March 4th.

We would love to talk with you to answer any questions you may have. Simply contact us to set up a time.

We look forward to working with you!

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About the author

Michelle May, M.D. is a recovered yo-yo dieter and the founder of the Am I Hungry?® Mindful Eating Programs and Training. She is the award-winning author of Eat What You Love, Love What You Eat: A Mindful Eating Program to Break Your Eat-Repent-Repeat Cycle , winner of seven publishing awards. She is also the author of Eat What You Love, Love What You Eat with Diabetes, Eat What You Love, Love What You Eat for Binge Eating, and Am I Hungry? Mindful Eating for Bariatric Surgery. Michelle shares her compelling message and constructive keynotes with audiences around the country, offers workplace wellness programs, and has trained and licensed hundreds of health professionals to facilitate Am I Hungry?® Mindful Eating Programs worldwide. She has been featured on Dr. Oz, the Discovery Health Channel, and Oprah Radio, and quoted in Diabetic Living, Fitness, Health, Huffington Post, Parents, Self, USA Weekend, US News & World Report, WebMD and many others. Her personal success story was published in Chicken Soup for the Dieter's Soul. Michelle cherishes her relationships with her husband, Owen and grown children, Tyler and Elyse. She regularly enjoys practicing yoga and hiking near her home in Phoenix, Arizona. She and Owen, a professional chef, share a passion for gourmet and healthful cooking, wine tasting, photography, and traveling.

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