LACPA Eating Disorder SIG May 2019

Sheila FormanAlong with the LACPA Mindfulness SIG, the LACPA Eating Disorder SIG is pleased to present:

Title: Mindfulness-Based Eating Awareness Training (MB-EAT): Research and Clinical Application

Date: Friday, May 17th at 10:30 am- 12:30 pm

Location: LACPA Office, 6345 Balboa Blvd, Bldg 2, Suite 126, Encino 91316

Presenter: Sheila H. Forman, PHD (PSY15265) Psychologist and MB-EAT Instructor

Description: Mindfulness-Based Eating Awareness Training (MB-EAT) is an evidence-based treatment protocol for overeaters and binge eaters researched and developed by Dr. Jean Kristeller at Indiana State University. The presentation will explore the basics of MB-EAT and how to apply it in a clinical setting.

Bio: Sheila H. Forman, PHD, CGP is a clinical psychologist, group psychotherapy and qualified MB-EAT (Mindfulness-Based Eating Awareness Training) Instructor in Santa Monica. She is the founder of the TAME Your Appetite: The Art of Mindful Eating program. For more information, go to  or

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