Thursday, December 3rd,
11AM – 1PM PST
"You Can't Judge a Body by its Cover" - body image, shame and sexism
with David Bedrick, Ph.D.
David will talk about body shame, sexism and hunger - from his new book, "You Can't Judge a Body by Its Cover."
Fifteen years in the making, David will talk about the approach he created and is using to completely transform how women (and clinicians) look at and experience challenges with body size, food, restriction and hunger. The seminar will explore the ways sexism and capitalism inform every woman’s relationship with their body, the dieting industry and self identity.
David on "The Roots of Shame"
About your Teacher
David Bedrick, JD, Dipl. PW, is a speaker, counselor, and attorney. He spent eight years on the faculty of the University of Phoenix and is currently on the faculty of the Process Work Institute. He is also the founder of The Santa Fe Institute for Shame Based Studies, which offers a training curriculum for individuals and therapists.
He has also taught for large corporations, including the US Navy, 3M, and Cray Research, as well as psychological associations and small groups. He is author of two books: Talking Back to Dr. Phil: Alternatives to Mainstream Psychology and Revisioning Activism: Bringing Depth, Dialogue and Diversity to Individual and Social Change. His third book is about to be published: Dying to Get Smaller, Hungry to Get Bigger: Women’s Stories of Eating, Body Shame, Dieting, and Redemption. David writes for Psychology Today, The Huffington Post, and other publications, and counsels people internationally.
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