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Professional Consults and Speaking Engagements

If you are a therapist, physician, dietitian, or any other type of clinician helping your client find a dietitian with an ED/disordered eating focus, I am happy to speak with you about my treatment approaches or answer any questions you may have. 

I am also available to provide clinician training and/or presentations for organizations and schools on the topics of:

  • The Spectrum of Disordered Eating and Eating Disorders

  • Clinical Applications of Eating Disorder Treatment and Prevention

  • Nutrition Implications of Eating Disorders and Therapeutic Models in Nutrition Counseling

  • Mindful Eating/Intuitive Eating: The Power of Attention and Intention

  • Health at Every Size: An Evidence-based Non-diet Approach for the Mind and Body

  • Self-Compassion: The Missing Ingredient in Healthy and Happy Eating

  • Corporate Wellness with Non-Diet Approaches

  • Social Media Influences on Body Image and Eating Behaviors in Adolescents

I have experience speaking for a variety of audiences and settings including:

  • Washington State Department of Health

  • University of Washington

  • Annie Wright Schools, Tacoma

  • Seattle Children’s Hospital

  • Greater Seattle Dietetics Association

  • Pacific Medical Centers

  • University of Puget Sound

Inquiries can be sent to: nutrition@myakwon.com

 
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Book Recommendations for Clinicians

  • Eating Disorders: A Guide to Medical Care and Complications (Philip Mehler, MD., Arnold Anderson, MD. )

  • Nutrition Counseling in the Treatment of Eating Disorders (Marcia Herrin, Ed.D, MPH, RD)

  • Effective Clinical Practice in the Treatment of Eating Disorders: The Heart of the Matter (Margo Maine, Ph.D, FAED, William Davis, Ph.D, FAED, Jane Shure, Ph.D, LCSW)

  • The Compassionate-Mind Guide to Ending Overeating (Ken Goss, Dclin.Psy)

  • Health at Every Size: The surprising truth about your weight (Linda Bacon, Ph.D)

  • Intuitive Eating (Evelyn Tribole, MS, RD.)

  • Body Kindness (Rebecca Scritchfield, RD)

  • The Rules of Normal Eating (Karen Koenig, LICSW)

Research Articles Recommended for Clinicians

Anderson LM, Reilly EE, Schaumberg K, Dmochowski S, Anderson DA. (2015). Contributions of mindful eating, intuitive eating, and restraint to BMI, disordered eating, and meal consumption in college students. Eat Weight Disord. 

Bacon, L. (2005) Size Acceptance and Intuitive Eating Improve Health in Obese Female Chronic Dieters. J Am Dietetic Assoc; 105:929-936. 

Bacon, L., & Aphramor, L. (2011) Weight Science: Evaluating the Evidence for a Paradigm Shift. Nutrition Journal 10:9

Barry, V.W., Baruth, M., Beets, M.W., Durstine, J.L, Liu, J., & Blair, S.M. (2015) Fitness vs. fatness on all-cause mortality: a meta-analysis, Prog Cardiovasc Dis.;56(4):382-390

Bruce LJ, Ricciardelli LA. (2016). A systematic review of the psychosocial correlates of intuitive eating among adult women. Appetite.96:454-472.

Bush H, Rossy L, Mintz L, & Schopp (2014). Eat for Life: A Worksite Feasibility Study of a Novel Mindfulness-based Intuitive Eating Intervention. Am J Health Promotion (July/Aug):380-388.

Courtney, Jeanne (2008) Size Acceptance as a Grief Process: Observations from Psychotherapy with Lesbian Feminists. Journal of Lesbian Studies, Vol. 12(4).

Fothergill, E., Guo, J., Howard, L., Kerns, J.C., Knuth, N.D., Brychta, R., Chen, K.Y., Skarulis, M.C., Walter, M., Walter, P.J., Hall., K.D. (2016). Persistent Metabolic Adaptation 6 Years After “The Biggest Loser” Competition. Obesity. doi: 10.1002/oby.21538

Homan, K & Tylka, T. (2014) Self-compassion moderates body comparison and appearance self-worth’s inverse relationships with body appreciation. Body Image 15 (2015) 1–7.

Kalm, L.M. & Semba, R.D. (2005) They Starved So That Others Be Better Fed: Remembering Ancel Keys and the Minnesota Experiment. Journal of Nutrition Science 135: 1347–1352.

Moy J, Petrie TA, Dockendorff S, Greenleaf C, Martin S (2013). Dieting, exercise, and intuitive eating among early adolescents. Eat Behav.14(4):529-32. doi: 10.1016/j.eatbeh.2013.06.014.

Neumark-Sztainer D. (2009). Preventing Obesity and Eating Disorders in Adolescents: What Can Health Care Providers Do? J Adolesc Health, 44:206-213

Neff, K. & Tirch, D. (2013) Self-compassion and ACT. In T. B. Kashdan, J. Ciarrochi (Eds.) Mindfulness, acceptance, and positive psychology: The seven foundations of well- being (pp. 78-106). Oakland, CA US: Context Press/New Harbinger Publications.

Tylka TL, Homan KJ. (2015). Exercise motives and positive body image in physically active college women and men: Exploring an expanded acceptance model of intuitive eating. Body Image. 

Tylka, Tracy L., Annunziato, R. , Burgard, D., Danielsdottir, S., Shuman, E., Davis, C. & Calogero, R. (2014) The Weight-Inclusive versus Weight-Normative Approach to Health: Evaluating the Evidence for Prioritizing Well-Being over Weight Loss. J Obesity; 2014.  

Webb J.B., and Hardin A.S. (2016). An integrative affect regulation process model of internalized weight bias and Intuitive Eating in college women. Appetite. doi: 10.1016/j.appet.2016.02.024.