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Andrea Lieberstein
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Andrea Lieberstein, MPH, RDN, IMTA CMT-P, RYT, is founder and director of the Mindful Eating Training Institute. An internationally recognized teacher trainer, she trains health professionals in evidence-based professional mindful eating and living trainings, and Well Nourished Coaching™ certification programs. She is bestselling author of the book, Well-Nourished: Mindful Practices to Heal Your Relationship with Food, Feed your Whole Self and End Overeating”, chosen as one of the “Best Mindfulness Books 2020” by Mindful Magazine. Andrea also offers personal coaching, programs and retreats for the general public. She is a certified mindfulness meditation teacher, certified ecotherapist, mindfulness-based registered dietitian nutritionist, dedicated Dharma Practitioner and MBSR instructor for over thirty years. Andrea was also a lead consultant and instructor in NIH (National Institute of Health) funded mindfulness and mindful eating program research at UCSF Osher Center for Complementary and Integrative Medicine. She spearheaded Mind Body programs at various Kaiser Permanente Northern California centers, for twenty years, and has degrees from Stanford University and the University of California at Berkeley. She is currently completing her Buddhist Eco-Chaplaincy Training and completed a one year Dharma Leadership program. In her private practice, Andrea works with individuals in a non-diet, weight inclusive approach to have more peace, balance, freedom and joy in their relationship with food, nutrition, body-image, and stress-related issues and health concerns or whom simply want to bring their lives back into balance and vibrancy through mindful eating and living. One of Andrea’s greatest passions and joys is studying and practicing the Dharma and sharing the life transforming practices of mindfulness, compassion, mindful eating, yoga, nature-based awareness practices, and Well Nourished healthy lifestyles with others. Lately, she is loving creating and offering ‘Well Nourished in Nature’ Immersion Experiences. Andrea has practiced meditation and yoga since the early 1980’s and is inspired daily by a meditation and yoga practice and the beauty and healing power of nature.
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Director of Mindful Eating Training Institute, Professional Development, Mindful Eating and Living: Mindfulness-Based Eating Awareness Training (MB-EAT) Teacher Trainer, Mentor and Coach, Author, Certified Mindfulness Meditation Teacher, Certified Well Nourished Coach and Well Nourished Coach Trainer, Registered Dietitian Nutritionist, Retreat and Workshop Leader, Mindfulness-Based Certified Ecotherapist offering Well Nourished in Nature Immersion Experiences
IMTA-CMT-P, Certified Mindfulness Teacher with the International Mindfulness Teachers Association, MB-EAT-C (Certified Mindfulness-Based Eating Awareness Training Teacher), Certified Ecotherapist with the Earthbody Institute, Certified Integrative Yoga TherapyTeacher
20+ years
Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR), Mindful Self Compassion (MSC)

MBSR Residential Teacher Training, Omega Institute, 9 Days with Jon Kabat-Zinn and Saki Santorelli of UMASS, 1993, MB-EAT Teacher Training 6 days with Dr. Jean Kristeller and Char Wilkins through UCSD, Center for Mindfulness, Mindful Self-Compassion Teacher Training weeklong Steve Hickman and Michelle Becker with UCSD, Center for Mindfulness. Received ongoing mentoring/consultation for mindfulness teacher certification. Numerous residential mindfulness and vipassana retreats since 1987. Ongoing Dharma mentoring and consultation with James Baraz and Bonnie Duran, Spirit Rock Meditation Center Teachers, Graduate of Dharma Leadership Program with Anam Thubten of Currently completing DPP Program of Buddhist Practice and Study at Spirit Rock Meditation Center, and Buddhist Eco-Chaplaincy Training from Sati Center for Buddhist Studies.

Jon Kabat-Zinn, Saki Santorelli, Jean Kristeller, Steven Hickman, Michelle Becker. Extensive study, residential retreat participation or member of ongoing meditation groups with Rick Hanson, Anam Thubten, Senior Spirit Rock Meditation Teachers

International Mindfulness Teachers Association, Eating Disorder Registered Dietitians & Professionals (EDRDPro)

Mindful Eating and Professional Certification Trainings, Mindfulness and Self-Compassion, MIndfulness-Based Ecotherapy


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