Guide your clients towards a compassionate relationship with food and movement by using the Core Concepts of Mindful Eating in the real world.

These 9 modules are intended to accelerate your professional use of mindful eating. This course is a virtual retreat, designed to provide a rich learning experience which you can't get from reading alone. It will help you bring the concept of mindful eating deeper into your counseling practice. In addition to the PDF ebook, you will also receive all 16 client handouts.

The following 16 handouts from the Core Concepts are for you to use with your clients

  • The Thought Compass Handout
  • Choices Handout
  • Six Phases of Eating
  • The Three Poisons Activity
  • Feelings List 
  • Evaluating Effort Activity
  • Where Are Your Emotions Felt?
  • Hunger/Fullness scale
  • A3D Breathing Space
  • Kindness and Compassion Meditation
  • Mindful Awareness in 3 Steps
  • Traditional Metta Bhavna Meditation
  • 10-minute Scripted Meditation by Barbara Boothbay MS RD
  • Brief Scripted Meditation by Marge Morris M.Ed., RD
  • Mindful Eating Map
  • The Practice Planning Worksheet
  • The Thought Compass Handout
  • Four Right Efforts Handout




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This resource will give you the essential foundational groundwork for truly understanding mindful eating, and building your practice with it from the ground up! This ebook features the conceptual underpinnings of ME, fused with the spirit of gratitude, and incorporates thousands of hours of experience working with clients and health professionals. Begin or expand your understanding of the core concepts of mindful eating here!

Course Curriculum

  Module 1: What is Mindful Eating?
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  Module 2: Creating Connections to Body & Food
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  Module 3: Mindful Eating & Emotion
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  Module 4: Mindful Eating & Nutrition
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  Module 5: Mindful Eating in 3 Steps
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  Module 6: Three Obstacles
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  Module 7: Three Tools to Overcome Obstacles
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  Module 8: What is a Practice?
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  OPTIONAL - Module 9: Teaching Mindful Eating - For Professionals
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  Final Steps
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$399

Core Concepts of Mindful Eating

16 hours of mindful eating training

Continuing education provide by the Commission of Dietetic Registration, CDR.

$499

Bundle Program with Core Concepts of Mindful Eating Professionals CPE Course

Enjoy 41 CPE in this Book + Virtual Retreat Bundle

Skelly Skills and the WN4DC Symposium have teamed up to offer the best selling, Core Concepts of Mindful Eating self-paced study with this step-by-step 16 hour virutal retreat. Together Commission on Dietetic Registration, CDR has awarded this program 41 CPE.

3 payments of $179/m

Bundle Program with Core Concepts of Mindful Eating Professionals CPE Course

3 Payment Option

The Core Concept Bundle is also available in a three payment option.

Another Learning Option is to select the Core Concepts of Mindful Eating Training from Skelly Skills and enroll in the Core Concepts Virtual Retreat!


The bundle includes a copy of the Core Concepts in Mindful Eating: The Professional Edition book and CE course (25 CPEUs). This CE course is offered by Skelly Skills: they will ship to you once you purchase the bundle.

Learn more about the Core Concepts in Mindful Eating: The Professional Edition book and CE course (25 CPEUs)

This 41 CPE combined program is available for $499 and has a 3-part payment option.


Kathleen Costello

Kathleen Costello MS, DC


Is a Doctor of Chiropractic with a background in positive psychology, integrative nutrition, mindful movement and meditation. Kathleen studied Hatha yoga in Nasik, India, and has been teaching yoga since 2007. She is an avid meditator with a daily sitting pratice since 2009. Her journey of mindfulness led her to a chance introduction to mindful eating. Mindful eating provide a welcomed path to peace and enjoyment with food that she had not found after a decade of exploring diet culture. She is passionate about empowering others on their journey of mindful eating, embodied living and self-discovery. She practices Network Spinal care in New Hampshire

Megrette Fletcher M.Ed., RDN, CDCES

Megrette Fletcher M.Ed., RDN, CDCES


Megrette Fletcher M.Ed., RD, CDCES, is a registered dietitian and certified diabetes educator who has worked in diabetes care since 1995. Her interest in mindful eating started in 1999 when she began meditating consistently. In 2005, she co-founded The Center for Mindful Eating, an international non-profit organization that explores the benefits of mindfulness and health. In addition to offering training about the scientific benefits of mindfulness and health, Megrette has written five books for professionals including Diabetes Counseling and Educational Activities: Helping Clients without Harping on Weight, The Core Concepts of Mindful Eating, Discover Mindful Eating, Discover Mindful Eating for Kids and co-authored Eat What You Love, Love What You Eat with Diabetes, Michelle May MD.