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A Buddhist Approach to Eating Disorder Recovery: A Case Series Through the Lens of the Six Paramitas

April 17 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am PDT

Presented by Jenna Hollenstein, MS, RDN, CDN author of Eat to Love

This webinar will examine how Buddhist philosophy and meditation can complement eating disorder recovery. Case studies set within the framework of the Six Paramitas will demonstrate how generosity, discipline, patience, exertion, meditation, and wisdom can support your clinical work and serve as an ongoing foundation for your client’s recovery.


Learning Objectives:

  1. Participants will be able to identify the three human survival instincts and the three marks of existence
  2. Participants will be able to list the Six Paramitas and their meanings
  3. Participants will be able to identify which of the paramitas to emphasize at different points in the treatment of their clients


Speaker Bio:

Jenna Hollenstein, MS, RDN, CDN, is a non-diet dietitian who helps people struggling with chronic dieting, disordered eating, and eating disorders. She uses a combination of Intuitive Eating, mindfulness techniques, and meditation to help her clients move toward greater peace, health, and wellness.  Jenna’s private practice is located in New York City where she consults with clients in person and virtually. Jenna is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN) and a Certified Dietitian Nutritionist (CDN) in New York State. She has a Bachelors degree in Nutrition from Penn State, a Masters degree in Nutrition from Tufts University, is a Certified Intuitive Eating Counselor and an Open Heart Project meditation guide. In 2018, Jenna joined the board of The Center for Mindful Eating. Jenna teaches at mindfulness retreats in the United States and France. She has been featured in U.S. News & World ReportHealthMindfulVogueElleGlamour and Fox News. Jenna is the author of Understanding Dietary Supplements, a handy guide to the evaluation and use of vitamins, minerals, herbs, and botanicals for both consumers and clinicians, and the memoir Drinking to Distraction. Her third book, Eat to Love: A Mindful Guide to Transforming your Relationship with Food, Body, and Life,


April 17
9:00 am - 10:30 am
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