Mindful Eating from the Dialectical Perspective is both a research reference and exhaustive guide to implementing a practice of mindful eating grounded in dialectical behavior therapy. This informative and timely new resource balances a presentation of empirical data with thorough and engaging instruction for hands-on application that features an innovative forbidden foods hierarchy construction. This invaluable guide makes the empirically supported approach accessible for therapists and anyone struggling with patterns of unbalanced eating.
"Mindful Eating from the Dialectical Perspective is a comprehensive guide for individuals who struggle with unbalanced eating. Firmly rooted in evidence-based practices, Dr. Klein merges various mindfulness techniques with her empathy, creativity and enthusiasm to make a truly refreshing and accessible workbook for individuals and therapists. Her approach to standard therapy techniques is invigorating!"—Kristine H. Luce, PhD, Clinical Associate Professor and Co-Director of the Stanford Eating Disorders Program, Adult Services, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Stanford University School of Medicine
"Dr. Klein’s book provides an invaluable resource for individuals struggling to understand their eating disorder from the inside out. It includes user-friendly handouts that can be implemented immediately. I highly recommend this self-help book as a valuable tool for both health care professionals and their clients."—Thomas R. Lynch, PhD, Professor and Director of the Emotion and Personality Bio-Behavioral Laboratory at University of Southampton, UK
"This self-guided workbook primarily aimed at consumers is a welcome resource for health professionals, too. Mindful Eating from the Dialectical Perspective is chock-full of activities and tools to help people heal their relationship with food, mind, and body. It is written in a friendly and compassionate tone, while being grounded in research. Health professionals will appreciate the tips on how to effectively facilitate this ‘Third Wave Behaviorism’ of mindfulness-based cognitive behavior therapy."—Evelyn Tribole, MS, RD, Co-author of Intuitive Eating and Intuitive Eating Workbook
Preface 1. The Open Table 2. Orientation 3. Roots 4. Basic Ingredients 5. Expanding the Palate 6. A Balanced Meal 7. Setting the Table 8. Bon Appetite! 9. Moving Past Barriers 10.Taking Inventory and Moving Forward References