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ONLINE Support Group for People with Eating Disorders/Disordered Eating
October 26 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm| Free – $80.00
This ONLINE support group is for anyone (18+) experiencing an eating disorder, disordered eating, and/or experiencing anxiety around food, eating, and body image.
You do not need proof of diagnosis to enrol.
This group is open to those with all manner of disordered eating behaviour.
For the parents, partners, and loved ones, please refer to our Full Programming Calendar.
About This Group
Join two HAES (Health At Every Size)-aligned, weight-inclusive registered dietitians for this 8-week online support group. Discuss what you want to discuss in this recovery-focused environment; come find support, connection, and “take up space” with us.
About This 8-Week Series:
Some of the topics covered may include (pending group interest):
Learning to eat for yourself in recovery, and rebuilding your relationship with food
Incorporating the guiding principles of Intuitive Eating in recovery
Meal support strategies
Unlearning diet culture
Movement and recovery
The role of a Registered Dietitian in eating disorder treatment
This group will also share supports to help with self-compassion, body kindness, boundaries, and mindfulness.
PLEASE NOTE: This group is intended as support, and is not a substitute for treatment. We encourage you to speak with your Physician about treatment options specific to your circumstances.
EDSNA support groups are always:
- Professionally-facilitated by people with extensive backgrounds in eating disorders.
- Intended to support to those wishing to continue on the path of recovery in a safe, nonjudgmental environment
- Limited to a small number of participants allow everyone to participate fully.
Individuals interested in participating do not require proof of diagnosis. This group is open to those with all manner of disordered eating behaviour.
Support Group Details
This group will meet on eight (8) Tuesdays,
- October 26
- November 2, 9, 16, 23, 30
- December 7, 14
This is a multi-week group. Registration for this series includes all eight sessions (Note: For single-session groups, visit our full programming calendar )
6:30pm – 8:30pm (18:30 – 20:30 MST)
Online via Zoom, details sent separately*
$80 (online, using Paypal)**
Allison Easton and Kalin Herbach, Registered Dietitians
*A computer/laptop/tablet and internet access are required to participate. Please be sure to review your confirmation email carefully, and the information to download and use “Zoom”, as well as the “Guidelines for Groups” document will be in the email. The link to access the sessions will be sent closer to the start date of the group.
**EDSNA does not want financial barriers to stop a participant from attending a support group. Please email info@EDSNA.ca to discuss your circumstances, as we may be able to reduce your fees, or waive them entirely.
About Your Facilitators
Kalin is a weight-inclusive Registered Dietitian and co-founder of The Nourish Collective. She specializes in eating disorder recovery, and also helps folks heal from disordered eating. She is deeply passionate about helping individuals replace judgement and punishment with compassion and curiosity. Kalin feels so grateful that she is able to do this work, and form meaningful relationships with her clients
Allison is a weight inclusive Registered Dietitian and is a co-founder of The Nourish Collective. Allison specializes in eating disorder recovery and healing from disordered eating. At the center of her work is respect, honesty, and a practical, down-to-earth approach. Allison cares deeply for the health and well-being of her clients. Outside of work, her passion is family, animals, the outdoors, and gardening.