The Diet-Free Revolution: A Conversation with the Author

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Join Lynn Rossy, Ph.D., President of The Center for Mindful Eating, as she chats with clinical psychologist and eating disorder specialist Alexis Conason, Psy.D. about Dr. Conason's new book, "The Diet-Free Revolution." Learn about her 10-step approach to ditch the diet culture, heal your relationship with food, and cultivate compassion for your body. Challenge your assumptions about weight and health, understand the ways that your emotions can impact how and why you eat, and trust your body to be your guide and find real fullness.

About the Author

Alexis Conason, PSY.D., CEDS-S, is a clinical psychologist and certified eating disorder specialist-supervisor in private practice in New York City. Her group practice, Conason Psychological Services, specializes in the treatment of binge eating disorder, disordered eating, body image concerns, and psychological issues related to bariatric weight loss surgery. She is the founder of The Anti-Diet Plan, a weight-inclusive online mindful eating program designed to help people stop dieting, eat more attuned with their body, and live more peaceful and pleasurable lives. She is the author of the book The Diet Free Revolution: 10 Steps to Free Yourself from the Diet Cycle with Mindful Eating and Radical Self-Acceptance (June 2021, North Atlantic Books).Dr. Conason is a fierce advocate for helping peoplerecognize and question the societal norms that encourage feeling notgood enough about themselves so they can stop fixating on shrinking their bodies and reclaim the space that they deserve in the world. You can find her at www.drconason.com and on social media @theantidietplan.

About the Presenter

Lynn Rossy, Ph.D., is an author and health psychologist who specializes in offering mindfulness-based interventions for mindful eating and living. After spending much of her career at the University of Missouri, she became the Executive Director of Tasting Mindfulness, LLC.

In 2007, she developed an empirically-validated mindful eating program called Eat for Life which helps people have a healthy relationship with food and their bodies—decreasing binge eating while increasing body image, mindfulness, and intuitive eating. She teaches her class live online over Zoom to professionals and the general public. She also travels nationally and internationally to teach mindful eating.

Dr. Rossy published the concepts from her program in a book entitled, The Mindfulness-Based Eating Solution: Proven Strategies to End Overeating, Satisfy Your Hunger and Savor Your Life (New Harbinger, July 2016). Her book was named one of the top ten books of 2016 by Mindful.Org. Her newest book is Savor Every Bite: Mindful Ways to Eat, Love Your Body, and Live with Joy (New Harbinger, May 2021).Her greatest passion is helping people find delicious ways to eat and move their bodies, while discovering greater meaning and purpose in life. She loves to play the piano, do yoga, hike in nature, eat fabulous food, and celebrate life with friends. She can be found anywhere by listening for her infectious laugh.


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