1. 173. Helping Your Kids Have A Healthy Relationship With Food And Their Bodies with Michelle Maidenberg Esther Avant 44:28

You know that you don’t want your kids to develop the same body Image and food related issues that you picked up on from your mom but HOW do you make sure they don’t, especially when you’re actively trying to lose weight?

It IS possible and that’s exactly what I’m talking about with today’s guest, Michelle Maidenberg.

Learn how to communicate with your kids about food, exercise, and their bodies in a way that sets them up for a healthy and sane future.

(And make sure you listen until the very end when Michelle shares how to make sure that a little slip up with your diet doesn’t turn into a complete fall off the wagon!)

Michelle P. Maidenberg, Ph.D., MPH, LCSW-R maintains a private practice in Harrison, NY. She is also the Co-Founder and Clinical Director of “Thru My Eyes”, a nonprofit 501c3 organization that offers free clinically-guided videotaping to chronically medically ill individuals who want to leave video legacies for their children and loved ones. 

Michelle is adjunct faculty at New York University (NYU) teaching a graduate course in Mindfulness Practice. She is a Board of Directors member at The Boys & Girls in Mount Vernon and is a member of the American Red Cross Crisis Team. She serves on the Board of Directors of the Westchester Trauma Network (WTN) in Westchester NY. 

Michelle is the author of the book “Free Your Child From Overeating” 53 Mind-Body Strategies For Lifelong Health” and new book “Ace Your Life: Unleash Your Best Self and Live the Life You Want” is available at: ThriftbooksBarnes and NobleWalmart, Target and Amazon. Listen to Michelle’s TED TALK: Circumventing Emotional Avoidance. She is also a blogger for Psychology Today. Michelle is dedicated and invested in health and mental health advocacy. 


Social Media: Michelle’s Websites – www.michellemaidenberg.com, www.ThruMyEyes.org, Psychology Today Blogger: https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/contributors/michelle-p-maidenberg-phd-mph-lcsw-r-cgp, Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/michellemaidenberg, YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/DrMichelleMaidenberg, Twitter: @DrMaidenberg, LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/michellemaidenberg/, Instagram: @drmichellemaidenberg.

Esther Avant Health & Weight Loss Coach

Esther Avant is a health industry veteran with over 17 years of experience in fitness, nutrition, and wellness related roles. She is a certified sports nutritionist, personal trainer, wellness coach, and owner of EA Coaching, which has provided holistic health & lifestyle coaching since 2015.

Her mission is to help women live their happiest, healthiest, and most confident lives and to change the fact that the majority of women are so preoccupied with their weight and bodies that they never fully pursue their passions. She knows that if more women prioritized their health, they’d be able to unleash the confidence and focus they all need to leave their mark on the world

Esther is also a boy mom and Navy wife who has lived and traveled all over the world while running her EA Coaching.