Eating Disorder Classes

Individual and Group Classes

These individual classes are focused on weight neutrality, with a come-as-you-are philosophy, and centered around the mission of practicing human compassion, body respect, and fat liberation. We work individually with clients and family members one on one in these classes. However, if you are interested in attending these classes with your friends and family, let us know and we can make that happen! Each class series consists of 4-6 classes. These classes are meant to be educational, informative, interactive and a safe place for discussing our relationships to food and body image.

  • 4-6 classes per series
  • Most of our classes are covered under insurance. We also offer cash rates.
  • Please sign up by emailing admin@simplicitynutrition.com or call our main office line (425) 394-3409
  • All class series are virtual and hosted through HIPAA compliant zoom. The link will be emailed to you in the email reminder for all classes.
  • There is an adolescent and adult track for each series.
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    Anorexia Nervosa

    Led by Shannon Grube and Nick Berretta

    Sign up by emailing admin@simplicitynutrition.com or call our main office line (425) 394-3409

    This class is for individuals struggling with Anorexia Nervosa, and who would like to learn more about the biological and environmental factors that lead to the development of this eating disorder. In this class, we will examine what the scientific literature currently suggests about treatment, and explore possible roads to recovery from a humanist, feminist, and spiritual perspective. We deconstruct and undermine the cultural demand for thinness, and offer guidance to emotionally and intellectually liberate oneself from this construct. Although the information presented in this class may be challenging, and the subject matter difficult, our aim is to provide clarity, encouragement, and hope to all who attend.

    Binge Eating and Bulimia

    Led by Nick Berretta

    Sign up by emailing admin@simplicitynutrition.com or call our main office line (425) 394-3409

    This class is for individuals struggling with binge eating and purging episodes who would like to learn more about navigating and managing these behaviors. In this class, we discuss how the influence of diet-culture and fatphobia can create a harmful cycle of dieting, binge eating, and purging that can feel impossible to break. We introduce education on ending this cycle and learning to eat in a way that is both physically and psychologically sustainable. We support this information with the most up-to-date research regarding the constitution of true health and the current paradigm shift of the Health At Every Size movement.

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    Guardians/Caregivers of Adolescents and Children with Disordered Eating

    Led by Nick Berretta and Shannon Grube

    Sign up by emailing admin@simplicitynutrition.com or call our main office line (425) 394-3409

    This class is for parents of children who have - or are suspected to have - dysregulation with their eating. In this class, we discuss what defines an eating disorder and what separates it from an everyday diet. We provide information about the importance of early detection and treatment, and offer tools with which to speak about food and eating in a neutral and recovery minded way. We provide information about what to expect in the recovery process and the next steps to take in order to help your child overcome this hardship. Our goal is to validate the difficult experience of the struggling child while offering hope and support for the recovering family.

    Eating Disorders and the LGBTQIA+ Community

    Led by Nick Berretta and or/Caitlin Sloane

    Sign up by emailing admin@simplicitynutrition.com or call our main office line (425) 394-3409

    This class is for members of the LGBTQIA+ community who are struggling with disordered eating and would like to learn more about the intersectionality of queerphobia and fatphobia. We acknowledge and validate the difficulty that comes along with living in a culture that devalues the queer existence, and offer insight into overcoming these difficulties using the 5 Stages of Grief model. This class is always presided over by a member or ally of the LGBTQIA+ community.

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    Intuitive Eating

    Led by Nick Berretta, Nataly Nislow, Shannon Grube and/or Caitlin Sloane

    Sign up by emailing admin@simplicitynutrition.com or call our main office line (425) 394-3409

    This class is for anyone who would like to make peace with food and their eating experience. In this class, we discuss how deprivation and restrictive eating can lead to uncomfortable and uncontrollable feelings and behaviors around food. We learn why allowing ourselves unconditional permission to eat is necessary for cultivating a healthy and sustainable relationship with food, and offer actionable steps on how to begin the journey towards Intuitive Eating. We also consider the fears and reservations that may be holding you back, and offer insight and guidance to alleviate those fears using empirical evidence. If you are ready to break up with diet-culture and learn how to truly nourish your body in a healthful and liberated way, this is the class for you.

    Relationship with Food, Intuitive Eating and Body Acceptance for Practitioners

    Led by Caitlin Sloane and/or Nick Berretta

    Sign up by emailing admin@simplicitynutrition.com or call our main office line (425) 394-3409

    This class is for clinicians in the medical or behavioral health field who would like to learn more about eating from a liberated, rather than restrictive, place. In this class, we validate the immense pressure placed upon practitioners to maintain appearances while offering insight into becoming more attune to the body’s natural hunger and fullness cues. We discuss how to practice body acceptance and body respect while dismantling myths about weight and health from an evidenced-based platform.

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    Mourning the Thin Ideal

    Led by Nick Berretta

    Sign up by emailing admin@simplicitynutrition.com or call our main office line (425) 394-3409

    This class is for individuals who are struggling with body image and who are ready to start practicing radical acceptance with their physical appearance. We acknowledge the unattainable beauty standards and harmful body ideals currently plaguing our image-obsessed culture, and validate the difficulty in practicing self-care under this confluence. We offer a step-by step guide for the painful and liberating act of letting go and introduce a roadmap to self acceptance. This class was designed with personal contributions from Virgie Tovar, a revered and prolific author and activist who is currently one of the nation’s leading experts on body image and fat discrimination.