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Help!How Do I Talk to My Child with An Eating Disorder About Food & Their Body?

Discover how parents can deal with triggering comments & messages with school friends, at sports, and on social media

As parents, no one teaches how to have tough conversations about food, body image, and comments from our children such as “I look fat” or “I shouldn’t eat that.”

In a world obsessed with dieting, airbrushed models, and social media influencers telling our kids what to eat and what to do to be liked, this engaging one-hour session helps parents navigate important conversations for their loved one with an eating disorder.

Parents hold power to significantly impact their child’s recovery through the messages and language they use at home and how they can help their kids navigate the environments around them.

Here’s what you’ll gain from this live online event:

  • Understand potential blind spots key to your kid’s recovery
  • Build confidence on what to say and what not to say
  • Ask us your toughest questions

 Facilitated by Eating Disorder Dietitians:
Britney Lentz, RD and Jana Spindler, RD, CCC

Online Event: September 28th

7 to 8 PM (MDT)
9 to 10 PM (EDT)

6 to 7 PM (PDT)

Register now to attend live or if you can’t attend live, we’ll send you the recording

Standard Pricing: $59 – For those who have sufficient resources and can cover the cost of this webinar themselves

Equity Pricing: $29 – In good faith, if you are in financial need, please use this promo code for assistance: Empowered5800

Live Online Webinar Sept 28th

Help!How Do I Talk to My Child with An Eating Disorder About Food & Their Body?

Discover how parents can deal with triggering comments and messages with school friends, at sports, and on social media

This engaging one-hour session helps parents navigate important conversations for their loved one with an eating disorder. Parents hold power to significantly impact their child’s recovery through the messages and language they use at home and how they can advocate for their child. In this one hour session, you will:

  • Understand potential blind spots key to your kid’s recovery
  • Build confidence on what to say and what not to say
  • Ask us your toughest questions

Online Event: September 28th

7 to 8 PM (MDT)
9 to 10 PM (EDT)

6 to 7 PM (PDT)

Register now to attend live or if you can’t attend live, we’ll send you the recording

Standard Pricing: $59 – For those who have sufficient resources and can cover the cost of this webinar themselves

Equity Pricing: $29 – In good faith, if you are in financial need, please use this promo code for assistance: Empowered5800

 Facilitated by Eating Disorder Dietitians: Britney Lentz, RD and Jana Spindler, RD, CCC

Have Any Questions? Contact Us!

What we’ll be covering in this webinar:

 

  1. How to IDENTIFY DIET CULTURE (sneaky, harmful messages by the diet industry) & how it can collude with the voice of the eating disorder
  2. How to TALK ABOUT FOOD & BODIES AT HOME IN A NON-TRIGGERING WAY
  3. How to TALK TO YOUR CHILD ABOUT MESSAGES THEY’RE HEARING FROM FRIENDS, COACHES, & SOCIAL MEDIA
  4. How to ADVOCATE FOR YOUR CHILD IN DIFFERENT ENVIRONMENTS (school, extracurricular activities, and sports)
  5. PARENT SUPPORT RESOURCES for eating disorder recovery
  6. A chance to ask your PERSONAL QUESTIONS

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What Our Past Clients & Colleagues Have to Say

“When I learned my daughter had anorexia nervosa (AN) many years ago, it was a confronting, frightening, and disorienting experience. We were told it wasn’t our fault per se. However, we experienced direct and indirect blame and even though I knew better, over the years, I took on the implicit stigma of being a parent with a child with AN. Additionally, we were given little in terms of how to support our daughter during meals and on her journey

In contrast, during the Caregivers United program, I experienced compassion and acceptance, and the expectation that I could play a vital role in my now adult daughter’s recovery process.

While I am grateful that research has broadened and deepened professionals’ understanding of eating disorders, I believe that if all parents and partners of loved ones with eating disorders started out with the type of education, support, and skills offered by Caregivers United, their family members would have much better outcomes. I am so grateful for the experience of this group program.”
Deborah Saari
"I am so thankful my husband encouraged me to take the class. I felt like the presenters fully understood eating disorders which was so comforting and empowering. If I hadn't taken the program, I would still be struggling with a lack of confidence in my supporter role."
Shelly Potts
“Before taking this online program I felt like there was little that we could DO outside of meal support and taking our daughter to her therapy appointments.

Caregivers United has given us a better understanding of what an eating disorder is and what it isn't - that it is more about the emotions and less about what food is being eaten or not eaten. Learning about emotion coaching in the program has been super helpful - I was aware of the need to talk about feelings but did not realize that I have such a big role to play there and how important it is for us to learn this skill.

I appreciated the group sessions and the convenience of having it on Zoom. Being able to see Jana and Britney’s faces live really made the material come to life and I liked that they were in a room together making it feel less like a typical Zoom session.”
D.L.
“This program provided me with helpful insights to how my daughter perceives herself and the world around her.  I have now been able to structure my approach to better meet her needs. I used to approach her using logic and  reason, however through the program I learned that that was not what she needed. Adjusting my approach is helping her, and me. Moving forward gathering small wins to make a difference. 

I highly recommend the Caregivers United.”
K.B.
“As a psychologist that has specialized in eating disorders for over 20 years, I am extremely particular about the dieticians that I trust to work with my clients. Jana and Britney are my ‘go to’ dieticians as they have a high level of experience, training and insight into the complex dynamics and impact that an eating disorder brings to both the client and their loved ones. They understand the importance of supporting parents/caregivers through this journey as the knowledge and skills necessary are not ’natural’ and need to be learned. Britney and Jana provide a thoughtful and supportive environment for parents/caregivers to develop an effective approach in their support of someone struggling with an eating disorder.”
Adele Fox

Director and Registered Psychologist at Adele Fox

“Juno House is a specialist therapy center, specializing in working with Adolescent girls and young women with anxiety-based issues, which include: eating disorders, self-harm, depression, and obsessive-compulsive behaviours.

We partner with the dieticians at Health Stand Nutrition for all of our Eating Disorder client families.  Jana Spindler and Britney Lentz have gone above and beyond the regular training as dieticians to immerse themselves in the emotional world of eating disorders.  They are both trained in Emotional Focussed Family Therapy and use it extensively in their work with our families.  Jana has taken the step of completing her Masters in Counselling to add an even deeper level to her work with girls and parents with an Eating Disorder in the family.

This group program will be invaluable for parents who are navigating an eating disorder with their child.  You will learn and be challenged to question what you might have understood about eating disorders, and you will be given tools to lean into the emotional world of your child to help them step out of the world of eating disorders.”
Lois Sapsford

MSW, RCSW Director, Juno House

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Meet Jana Spindler and Britney Lentz

Jana Spindler, BSc, RD, CCC – Registered Dietitian and Certified Counselor with a Master’s degree in Counselling Psychology specializing in complex mental health, sports nutrition, leadership, parent empowerment and emotion coaching. Jana completed her counselling (CCC) training at Juno House.

Britney Lentz, BSc, RD – Registered Dietitian specializing in mental health, adolescent nutrition, digestive health, chronic disease, caregiver compassion and emotion coaching. 

Caregivers United - Eating disorder program for parent support - high res

Jana and Britney are your ultimate eating disorder mentors and support team. They are the co-creators of Caregivers United, a 6-week online program designed for parents to learn how to play an active and helpful role in their child’s eating disorder recovery. 

Jana and Britney have years of specialized experience counselling people with eating disorders and have empowered many families how to play an active and helpful role in their loved one’s recovery (even when this can feel incredibly lonely and hard). Firsthand, they’ve seen the impact that the right knowledge, skills, and support can have a loved one’s eating disorder treatment outcome and sustained recovery. 

Jana and Britney’s warm and confident presence offers a motivational, supportive, and judgement-free space for you to learn and connect. You’ll never feel alone and confused on your journey with them! 

Together they are no stranger to the often dark and overwhelming journey that is entwined with both mental health challenges and the messy rollercoaster ride of supporting a loved one through ED recovery. Jana and Britney bring together approaches and modalities in a way that honors each person’s experience. 

Online Webinar: September 28th

7 to 8 PM (MDT)
9 to 10 PM (EDT)

6 to 7 PM (PDT)

Standard Pricing – $59 – For those who have sufficient resources and can cover the cost of this webinar themselves

Equity Pricing: $29 – In good faith, if you are in financial need, please use this promo code for assistance: Empowered5800

Register now to attend live or if you can’t attend live, we’ll send you the recording

Words are powerful in eating disorder recovery.

Learn how to change your narrative around food and body talk, how to advocate for your child, and have tough conversations with your child in this essential webinar for parents supporting their loved one.

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