EmBody You! Workshop Series

offered by the CAPS Eating Concerns Team

This Spring, we are launching a new drop-in workshop series that will begin during National Eating Disorders Awareness Week, February 26-March 3. Descriptions for each workshop are listed below, including meeting times. All workshops meet at CAPS. Please feel free to come to any of the workshops listed here that are relevant to you. To register for a workshop, simply click on the link below in order to sign up.

If you have any questions about this series, please contact Dr. Jeannine Cicco Barker.

"How Do I Look?": Navigating Body Image in College

Monday, February 27th, 1-2pm

Do you often compare your appearance to others? Do you find it difficult to be present and kind to yourself these days? This workshop will focus on understanding how our body image is shaped and how to re-connect with a more compassionate self.

Led by Allie Savela and Matt Poon. 

#MASC: Tackling Body Perfection & Masculinity

Wednesday, March 1st, 4-5pm

Do you struggle obtaining what you think is the ideal male body? Where did that ideal come from? This workshop will focus on exploring concepts of masculinity and body image, and learning skills to better manage expectations and self-criticism.

Led by Derik Yager-Elorriaga and Matt Poon.  Please email Dr. Matt Poon to register for this session.

Body Love for Women of Color

Tuesday, March 14th, 4-5pm

Do you identify as a Woman of Color? Have you struggled to accept and love your body given Eurocentric societal standards and the messages reflected in the media about what is deemed beautiful? Please join us for this workshop, where we will discuss these issues, and identify ways to feel empowered have body love and acceptance.

Led by Batsirai Bvunzawabaya and Jeannine Cicco Barker

Recovery: Reclaiming, Maintaining, & Honoring Myself & My Needs

Tuesday, March 21st, 12-1:30pm

What does it really mean to be in recovery? In this workshop, we will talk about what recovery can look like and what you might expect along the way. This workshop is open to anyone in recovery, and all identities are welcome!

Led by Jessica Browne and Jeannine Cicco Barker

Food & Feelings: Addressing Emotional Eating

Monday, April 3rd, 11am-12:30pm

Do you find that your relationship with food and body image is influenced by your mood? Are you someone who eats mindlessly, or eats less, when feeling stressed, lonely, bored or sad? Come to this interactive workshop to learn about the connection between food and feelings and identify healthy coping skills. All bodies welcome!

Led by Valeriya Spektor and Jeannine Cicco Barker