Dr. Allott is passionate about addressing the physical and psychological components that are involved in obesity. She believes that mental-health professionals, nutritionists/dietitians and other professionals are in a unique position to address overweight eating disorders and sugar addictions. She provides continuing education credits to mental health professionals to empower them with understanding and treatment strategies for overweight eating disorders and sugar addictions, as well as the cluster of other diagnoses that accompany obesity including depression, anxiety, diabetes and cardiovascular disease.
Annual One Day Seminar in August:
Nutritional and Complementary Treatment for Mental Health Disorders: Non-Pharmaceutical Strategies that work!
Dr. Allott provides a continuing education seminar to mental health professionals. The seminar, also available to the interested public, is a cost-effective way of empowering you with useful information. It covers a wide range of issues including increasing energy and mental clarity, treating depression and anxiety, and selecting complementary and alternative practitioners to improve physical and mental health. For more information on the August seminar please contact: www.pesi.com.
“I have personally worked with hundreds of speakers across the country and Kristen is at the top of the list when it comes to performance, professionalism, knowledge and charm and this is reflected in stellar audience reviews. Kristen connects with learners instantly and is able to cut through the expanse of information to provide the specific content that can change peoples’ lives.” — Michael Olson, M.S., Senior Project Manager, PESI, LLC
Medical studies show that groups help individuals to learn new information and to improve their self-care. Dynamic Paths offers several type of groups throughout the year. Currently, Dynamic Paths is offering two groups: SANE (Sugar Addition to Natural Eating and Exercise) and Nourish Your Body, Transform Your Life. Additionally, Dr. Allott will offer groups at other locations. Please see Small Business Programs.
Nourish Your Body, Transform Your Life:
Educational Support Group for Women
- Have you ever wondered how food affects your mood?
- Are you frustrated with how hard it is to change eating habits?
- Are you concerned that food advertising is not promoting good health?
- Tired of craving sugar and carbohydrates?
- Would you like support to prioritize your health?
This group will run throughout the year. Every four months, individuals be asked to commit to monthly meetings. As people’s schedules change, new people will have an opportunity to join. Some of the future topics will include
- Spring into Action: Understanding Cravings for Sugar and Carbs
- The Path of Change: How to Rewire Your Brain
- Transform Your Approach: Making Friends with Your Saboteur
- Fats: Good, Bad, and Ugly
- Increasing Your Metabolism: Using Food and Movement to Feel Better in Your Body
- Improving Eating Fruits and Veggies
- Eating Around Town
- What are the Messages You are Receiving about Food and Body
- Getting to 95% for Health Goals
- Flow Psychology: Mind, Body, Spirit from the Chinese Perspective
- Keeping the Holidays Fun and Healthy: How to Stay Aware and not Feel Deprived
- Food Labels: Understanding What You Are Eating
For more information, please look at Dynamic Paths Blog or contact Dr. Allott.
Overweight Eating Disorders and Sugar Addictions Treatment Trainings
- Handouts complementing information presented
- Case Consultations
- Deeper understanding of how the physical affects the emotional.
Level 1: Success with the Basics
- To be able to identify and apply how hypoglycemia affects energy, mental clarity, anxiety, irritation, depression, and hunger
- To be able to explain Good Fats vs. Bad Fats
- A clear understanding of how to read packaged food labels
- Successfully starting an exercise routine both safely and comfortably
Level 2: Neurotransmitters
- Learn to assess deficiencies in dopamine, acetylcholine, GABA, and serotonin
- Understanding behaviors that deplete and support neurotransmitters
- To be able to make food and behavior suggestions that support neurotransmitters
Level 3: Putting It All Together
- Understanding diabetes, obesity, and cardiovascular disease, how the physical affects the emotional, and road maps for normalizing behavior with food and exercise
- What symptoms to watch for that indicate a need for a referral to a medical professional
- Setting up a team for success that includes medical professionals, naturopathic physicians, acupuncturist, nutritionist, fitness trainers, families, and friends
If you are interested in attending an Overeating Disorder and Sugar Addiction Treatment Training:
- Gather 6-20 professionals who are interested in treating overweight eating disorders and sugar addictions.
- Contact Dr. Allott to find some dates.
- Cost is based on the group, time and travel.
Dr. Allott maintains a list of individuals who are interested in attending new training opportunities. When six people have signed up, she will start a new training usually on Friday mornings.
“Dr. Kristen Allott brings all the facts with her, and presents them in such an understandable, practical, and encouraging way, our clients leave with information they can use immediately and the realization that they really can make a difference in how they feel right away. Dr. Allott is a compassionate teacher who connects with her participants and helps them make sense out of topics they’ve believed were overwhelming. We’re so glad to have her.” — Amy Condon, Director Women’s Program at A Positive Alternative