Amy Tuttle, RD, LCSW
NEW GROUP STARTING OCTOBER 19TH, 2019!
Want to learn more? Come to the Nourishing Aliveness Women’s Workshop October 5th, 2019.
Amy Tuttle, RD, LCSW has spent the last 25 years making amends for being one of those preachy good food/bad food dietitians who tells people how to lose weight. She developed Nourishing Aliveness® mindfulness-based no-diet programs to enhance health, create community, and generate joy-fullness. As a mindfulness meditation teacher, eating disorder specialist, Health at Every Size®/no-diet proponent, and Self-Care Collaborator, she helps people recover from dieting and emotional eating, repair body despair, restore self-body trust, retain and enhance health and well-being, and rediscover what matters most.
Education and Experience
Amy received a Bachelor of Science in Nutrition from Syracuse University and a Master of Social Service from Bryn Mawr College. She acquired mindfulness meditation teacher training through the Teacher Practicums in Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction at the University of Massachusetts Medical School Center for Mindfulness (in conjunction with Omega Institute) and Thomas Jefferson University Hospital Mryna Brind Center of Integrative Medicine Mindfulness Institute in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Amy provided program development at the Philadelphia Renfrew Center (for eating disorder treatment)where she served as Director of Nutrition Services, Nutrition Therapist, Psychotherapist, and Group Therapist. She has been in private practice in Chestnut Hill and Center City Philadelphia since 1995.
Brave New Self-Care Warrior sessions for people who:
Are new to mindfulness and/or new to no-diet self-care
Are struggling with emotional eating and/or diet-binge cycle
Would like support to develop a kind, trusting relationship with food and their body
Master Self-Care Warrior sessions for people who:
Are able to practice mindfulness, attuned eating, and body kindness
Would like more support to decrease emotional eating and increase body kindness
Would like more support to focus on self-care and what matters most
As a mindfulness meditation teacher and eating disorder specialist, Amy developed The Nourishing Aliveness Group Program over 15 years. The program is:
Based on neuroscience, mindfulness, and eating disorder research findings
Rooted in Feminist and Self Psychology
Informed by Jon Kabat-Zinn’s Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction program and several mindfulness-based psychotherapies, including Mindful Self-Compassion and Acceptance & Commitment Therapy
The program offers ongoing self-care support, a safe place in a mindful supportive community, and a mindful path for resolving food and weight struggles via:
Introductory Healthy Natural Weight Workshop:
8-week Healthy Natural Weight Foundation Group: March 16 - May 11, 2019
6-week Nourishing Aliveness Graduate Group
Drop Into Nourishing Aliveness (DINA) Support Group
Mindful Adventures in Creativity, Self-Care, and Self-Acceptance
Shooting Star Self-Care Camp
Art-Full & Heart-Full Workshops
Mindfulness-based no-diet training
Nourishing Aliveness Self-Care Collaborator Certification
Mindful Adventures in Creativity, Self-Care, & Collaboration:
Super Moon Self-Care Collaborator Camp