Using a Nutritarian Diet Style & Mindfulness to Overcome Food Addictions and Emotional Eating

  • October 19, 2016
  • 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
  • The University Club, 1332 Santa Barbara Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101


  • This is the standard rate for non- SB CAMFT members and guests.
  • This special discounted rate is a SB CAMFT member benefit available to current members of the Santa Barbara CAMFT Chapter.

Using a Nutritarian Diet Style & Mindfulness to Overcome Food Addictions and Emotional Eating

with Michael B. Mantz, MD, Board Certified Psychiatrist, Level II iREST practitioner

Dr. Michael Mantz will discuss using a mind-body approach toward the issues surrounding food addiction and emotional eating, explaining the basic structure of the Nutritarian diet style, and why it helps prevent overeating. He will then talk about the use of mindfulness interventions to help bring greater conscious awareness of maladaptive thought patterns, emotional avoidance, and maladaptive action patterns in order to help clients create a more healthy relationship towards food. 

Learning Objectives: 

1. Understanding food addiction and emotional eating

2. Learning the basic guidelines of the Nutritarian Diet Style

3. The Use of Mindfulness in Food Addiction and Emotional Eating

About Michael: 

Dr. Mantz graduated from the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and completed his residency in Psychiatry at the University of California at Irvine. He is a board-certified psychiatrist, who has worked with and received training from 3 time New York Times best-selling author and nutritional expert, Dr. Joel Fuhrman. Michael is currently a faculty member of the Nutritional Education Institute, has a Master’s degree in Herbalism, and is a Level II Practitioner of iREST-- a westernized form of meditative yoga traditionally called Yoga Nidra. 

Michael is currently in private practice in Santa Barbara, using an integrative and progressive approach towards mental wellness for his clients.

Please Note:

  • Attendees will earn 1.5 CEUs 
  • Attendees must register in advance in order to attend
  • Your registration includes a delicious lunch buffet. Please contact the Events Director if you have special dietary needs at 
  • Refunds can only be made if you cancel within one week of the event
  • You are welcome to park in the University Club parking lot in unreserved spaces

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