Mindful Eating Programs and Training

Mindful Eating Programs and Training

Mindful Eating Coaching


Experience the Power of Mindful Eating Coaching

Are you stuck in an eat-repent-repeat cycle? Do you feel like you’ve struggled with the same eating challenges for years? Is it finally time to take action to heal your relationship with food and your body?

Mindful Eating Coaching will help you get unstuck!

Whether you’re new to mindful eating or have participated in an Am I Hungry? mindful eating program or retreat, working with an Am I Hungry? Mindful Eating Coach will help you transform your life. Step-by-step, you and your coach will target the areas you struggle with and resolve them together. You’ll discover the barriers preventing you from eating mindfully and living vibrantly and explore solutions to overcome them.

Mindful Eating Coaching will help you:

  • Get out of autopilot and cultivate greater awareness of your habitual eating patterns.
  • Re-learn to trust hunger as your primary cue for eating.
  • Reduce eating in response to triggers such as stress, boredom, overwhelm, late night eating, and the sight or smell of food (just to name a few!).
  • Identify and effectively meet the underlying needs that drive overeating and restrictive eating.
  • Eat the foods you love without guilt or bingeing.
  • Gain clarity about what to eat with a flexible, “all foods fit” approach.
  • Develop sustainable strategies for planning meals and enjoying them mindfully.
  • Eat in a way that leaves you feeling better after you finished than you did when you started.
  • Free up your energy to attend to other aspects of your life and live the big, vibrant life you crave!

What are my Am I Hungry? Mindful Eating Coach’s qualifications?

Am I Hungry? Mindful Eating Coaches have the passion and skills to help you resolve your struggles with eating, activity, and self-care. Each of the coaches in our Coaching Referral Network has been trained and certified through a reputable coaching organization and has completed 24 hours of Am I Hungry? Training for Mindful Eating Coaching.

Most also have additional education and experience in health and behavior change, including nutrition, fitness, and/or positive psychology. You’ll have the opportunity to review their bios and select a coach that fits your needs best.

(Am I Hungry? founder Dr. Michelle May is also available on a limited basis. Scroll down for additional information.)

How long will I work with my coach?

Like most worthwhile transformations, learning to eat and care for yourself mindfully requires effort and practice—and is absolutely worth it! Each person’s timeline and journey is unique but you are likely to progress more quickly when you make this process a priority. Of course, how long you work with your coach is completely up to you. Most people find that meeting with their coach two to three times each month is ideal for optimal support and progress.

How does Am I Hungry? Coaching work?

Step 1: Schedule a complimentary coaching session with the Am I Hungry? Coach of your choice.

Once you complete the information in the sidebar, you’ll receive an email with a link to a directory of certified, experienced Am I Hungry? Mindful Eating Coaches and instructions for scheduling your free 30-minute coaching session.

This complimentary, no-strings-attached session gives you the chance to determine whether Am I Hungry? coaching is a good fit for you.

Step 2: Choose your coaching package.

Once you’ve completed your complimentary coaching session, select the coaching package that’s right for you. Four-session or eight-session packages provide you with the best value and commitment to the process. Once you choose the package that meets your needs best, you’ll start working with your coach right away.

Step 3: Meet with your coach at a time and on a schedule that’s convenient for you.

Together, you and your coach will decide when and how often to meet. Most coaching sessions are done by phone, but you may have the option to meet with your coach face-to-face, depending on your location, preference, and schedule. 

Coaching sessions last approximately 50 minutes.

What is the difference between coaching and therapy?

While both coaching and therapy seek to help you make positive changes in your life through a process of discovery, there are important distinctions. For example:

  • Therapists are trained to diagnose and treat mental illness; coaches are not.
  • Therapy often focuses on understanding and healing the past, whereas coaching more often emphasizes the present and future.
  • Therapists are often viewed as the “expert” in the relationship. Coaches are generally trained to establish a partnership with clients.

There are myriad issues that may need to be addressed through therapy or other professional support before coaching can be optimally effective. These include (but are not limited to) eating disorders, untreated depression or anxiety, and past history of abuse or trauma that is driving problematic eating behaviors. If you suspect you have an issue that may be more effectively addressed with a therapist or other professional support, speak with your primary care physician for recommendations. Or, if you have or suspect you have an eating disorder, consider visiting the Eating Disorders Referral website at www.edreferral.com.

What is my investment?

In order to accomplish what you desire, you must be willing to invest your whole self in reaching your goals. It is an important commitment—and reaps great rewards!

After your free coaching session with the coach of your choice, you have three investment options:

  • A single coaching session for $125
  • A package of 4 coaching sessions for $440
  • A package of 8 coaching sessions for $800

After you complete the number of coaching sessions you have purchased, additional packages can be purchased from the Am I Hungry? Marketplace at any time. 

I’m ready! How do I get started?

Simply fill out the form in the right sidebar to access our network of Am I Hungry? Mindful Eating Coaches and schedule your complimentary, no-obligation 30-minute coaching session. 4

You’ll be on your way to a healthier, more peaceful relationship with food, and a bigger, more vibrant life!

Mindful Eating Coaching with Michelle May

Mindful Eating Coaching with Michelle May MDWould you like to work with Dr. Michelle May? She is available on a limited basis for individual and group coaching.

Michelle is the founder of Am I Hungry? and the author of the Eat What You Love, Love What You Eat book series. 

She brings decades of personal and professional experience to the table to help you resolve your struggles with food so you can live the big, vibrant life you crave!

You may work with her one-on-one or in a small group…

Private One-on-One Coaching with Michelle May

If you would like individualized help applying mindful eating concepts and overcoming obstacles, Michelle is available on a limited basis for private one-on-one Mindful Eating Coaching in 30- or 50-minute sessions.

If you are interested in private coaching with Michelle, please email training@amihungry.com for more information.

Group Coaching with Michelle May

Michelle offers several weekly small Group Coaching sessions. The groups are limited in size for optimal discussion and effectiveness. Each weekly session lasts 60-90 minutes (depending on the number of participants so everyone has a chance to share). Groups open to new members every four weeks on a space available basis.

Group Coaching also includes Level 3 Membership in our Mindful Eating Support Community for additional support between sessions.

If you are interested in Group Coaching with Michelle, please email training@amihungry.com for more information.

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Register for a complimentary 30-minute coaching session. After you submit your information below, you’ll receive access to our directory of experienced mindful eating coaches and instructions for scheduling your coaching session.