Weighty Matters: How to Help Clients Nourish and Accept Their Body in a Weight-Obsessed World

Friday, May 15, 2020 9:00 AM | Cristina Ally (Administrator)

"Weighty Matters: How to Help Clients Nourish and Accept Their Body in a Weight-Obsessed World"

Presented by Alice Baker MSRD, CEDRD-S, LMHC, LDN  | 1 CEU Available

We are pleased to offer this on-demand webinar to or MHCCF members and non-members (fee applicable). Please feel free to watch the video at any time. Successful completion of the quiz below will be required to ensure you receive CEU credit for your viewing of this online presentation.


As therapists, you are quite familiar with bias, stigma, and very well may be involved in social justice efforts to end; however, are you aware of that weight bias was the only bias that increased in recent years?  In this presentation, Alice Baker will explore the potential problems with a weight normative approach, discuss the physiological and psychological impacts of weight stigma, and will provide the benefits of using a weight inclusive approach with your clients along with practical strategies of how to implement this approach. 


  1. Participants will be able to identify 2 problems with the weight normative approach

  2. Participants will be able to define weight stigma, understand it's impact, and learn day to day examples of how weight stigma plays out.

  3. Participants will learn the 5 principles of the Health At Every Size Model

  4. Participants will be able to list 3 practical strategies to implement a weight inclusive approach


Alice Baker MSRD CEDRD-S LMHC LD/Nhas over 23 years’ experience in the field of Eating Disorders and has served clients with eating disorders through the full spectrum of care from inpatient to outpatient. These roles include:

  • Served as Nutrition Supervisor at Remuda Ranch Eating Disorder Treatment Center and creating their Nutrition toolbox.

  • Developed and monitored the IOP nutrition component for The Eating Disorder Recovery Center of Florida.

  • Developed the nutrition component for the eating disorders program at The Recovery Village and trained new dietitians at this facility.

  • Developed and directed True Image Care, a biblically-based Eating Disorder ministry.

  • Co-facilitated groups with local counseling centers on topics such as eating disorder recovery, eating disorder family support, intuitive eating, and health at every size.

Alice currently sees clients full-time in her private practice, facilitate support groups, presents locally and nationally on the topics of Eating Disorders, and supervises new dietitians in the eating disorder field. 

Throughout, her passion has grown to walk with others as they looked at the underlying wounds that drove Eating Disorder Behaviors. Alice went back to school to obtain her Masters in Counseling and in January of 2017, she opened Courageous Hearts Counseling, a trauma and social justice informed practice dedicated to coming alongside men and women as they bravely enter their stories, the wounds they have experienced, the self-protective responses they have developed to survive, and new ways to love and be loved. Her specialties include Eating Disorders, Trauma, and Family of Origin Wounds.


*You must complete the CEU Quiz below to qualify for the approved Continuing Education Unit (1-hour) for participating in this webinar. A separate CEU certificate will be emailed to you once your CEU's have been submitted to CE Broker.



Please be sure to complete the following quiz. Once the quiz is complete, allow our team up 60 days to process your CEU credits. You will receive your CEU Certificate once your CE's have been submitted to CE Broker.

Please email all questions regarding CEUs to CE@mhccf.comce or feel free to call us at 407-502-0344, M-F, 9 AM - 5 PM (EST). 


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