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The Body Positivity Card Deck: 53 Strategies for Body Acceptance, Appreciation and Respect


Author:
Judith Matz, LCSW, ACSW |  Amy Pershing, LMSW, ACSW
Copyright:
2020
Publication Date:
May 05, 2020
Publisher:
PESI Publishing
Product Code:
PUB086400
ISBN13:
9781683732945
Number of Pages:
56
Media Type:
Book


Description

You can feel better about your body, and move from body shame to body positivity!

With these simple practices, reflections, and inspirations you’ll learn to find appreciation for your body. This deck contains 53 unique healing strategies that will guide you to build self-confidence and respect for the body that you have - and help to create a more inclusive world.

The cards are divided into four easy-to-navigate categories:

  • Self-Compassion - Relate to yourself with kindness and care
  • Body Image - Cultivate acceptance, appreciation, and respect
  • Mindfulness - Notice thoughts, feelings, and sensations in the present without judgment
  • Self-Care - Practice positive, sustainable behaviors for physical and emotional wellbeing

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Judith Matz, LCSW, ACSW's Profile

Judith Matz, LCSW, ACSW Related seminars and products


Judith Matz, LCSW, ACSW, is co-author of The Making Peace with Food Card Deck, The Body Positivity Card Deck, and two books on the topics of eating and weight struggles.  Beyond a Shadow of a Diet: The Comprehensive Guide to Treating Binge Eating Disorder, Compulsive Eating and Emotional Overeating, has been called “the new bible” on this topic for professionals. The Diet Survivor’s Handbook: 60 Lessons in Eating, Acceptance and Self-Care was a #1 bestseller on Amazon and a favorite resource for therapists to use with clients. She is also the author of Amanda’s Big Dream, a children’s book that helps kids to pursue their dreams – at any size! Judith has a private practice in Skokie, IL where she focuses her work with clients who want to get off the diet/binge rollercoaster and learn to feel at home in their bodies. Through her individual counseling, groups, workshops, presentations and books, Judith has helped thousands of people to develop self-care skills that increase physical, emotional and spiritual wellbeing without a focus on the pursuit of weight loss. Through educational programs, she is dedicated to helping people end the preoccupation with food and weight. Judith received her MSW at University of Michigan and earned her post-graduate certificate at Michael Reese Hospital in Chicago, where she trained in the treatment of eating disorders. Judith is a frequent contributor to the Psychotherapy Networker magazine and a popular speaker at national conferences. Descriptions of her work have appeared in the media including the New York Times, LA Times, Allure, Fitness, Self, Shape, Today’s Dietitian, Diabetes Self-Management, NBC News Chicago, Huffington Post Live, and she appears in the documentary America The Beautiful 2.

 

Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Judith Matz, LCSW, ACSW,  is the director of The Chicago Center for Overcoming Overeating, Inc. She maintains a private practice. Judith is a published author and receives royalties. She receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc. She has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.

Non-financial: Judith Matz, LCSW, ACSW, is a member of the National Association of Social Workers, National Eating Disorder Association and Association for Size Diversity and Health.



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