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Overcome Your Food Demons with Intensive Mindfulness

From the Show: HER
Summary: How can mindfulness help with weight loss and recovery from food addiction?
Air Date: 2/11/16
Duration: 10
Host: Michelle King Robson and Pam Peeke, MD
Guest Bio: Molly Carmel, Founder & Director of The Beacon Program
molly carmelMolly Carmel is the founder and director of The Beacon Program, which offers a groundbreaking and sustainable approach to issues with food and weight.

Molly specializes in the treatment of weight management, eating disorders, and addictions, and has made it her life’s mission to help people find a sustainable solution to their battles with obesity and related eating disorders.  She is among the leading behaviorists in the field of obesity and food addiction.

Ms. Carmel served as the founder and senior clinical director of Wellspring, the nation’s leading provider of fitness and weight loss camps for children, teens, young adults, and families. She founded their first boarding school, Academy of the Sierras. She serves as Wellspring’s chief clinical consultant and serves on the Scientific Advisory Board for Rivermend Health.

Before creating The Beacon, Ms. Carmel created Greenlight, a successful weight management program at the renowned Wilkins Center in Greenwich, CT, and at Webster Wellness Professionals in St. Louis, MO.

Ms. Carmel’s work has been featured on The Today Show, The Dr. Oz Show, Dateline NBC, Anderson Cooper 360, and Extreme Makeover as well as in People Magazine and the Los Angeles Times. She received her Bachelor’s Degree from Cornell University and her Master’s Degree from Columbia University’s School of Social Work.
Overcome Your Food Demons with Intensive Mindfulness
With the chaotic and overly fast-paced schedules of today, it's important for your health to take a breather from time to time... to be able to be present in the moment.

Mindfulness is a way to maintain full awareness in the present moment, while having an open mind of acceptance.

How can mindfulness help with weight loss and recovery from food addiction?

Molly Carmel discusses how mindfulness can help you achieve success with your weight goals.
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