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Eliza Kingsford, MA, LPC, NCC, founder and clinical director of Empowered Wellness, author of Brain-Powered Weight Loss and former executive director of Wellspring is available to the media as an expert resource.

She'll provide objective insights, commentary and analysis on the treatment of overweight and obesity in children, adolescents, teens, young adults and adults in both traditional settings and therapeutic recreation environments including weight loss camps.

Her science-grounded cognitive-behavioral approach stands in contrast to the simplistic "eat less, move more" advice traditionally provided to individuals of all ages struggling with weight and related health issues.

Eliza Kingsford & Empowered Wellness Weight Loss Camps In The News

Eliza Kingsford media appearances on Dr. Phil, CNN, Dr. Oz, WebMD, Los Angeles Times discussing weight
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How To Get Your Partner On Board With A Healthy Lifestyle Change

Eliza Kingsford gives practical tips to help get your whole family excited about new healthy habits. 


Finally, A Solution for Stress-Eating That's Actually Doable

Eliza Kingsford explain how food calms the brain's intricate threat response system, how this leads to problematic stress eating and weight gain among adolescents, teens and adults -- and what you can do about it.


Should You Weigh Yourself? 3 Signs to Step Off the Scale

See Eliza Kingsford's advice to this author about how teens and adults can look beyond the numbers on the scale to measure progress towards healthy weight loss goals.


7 Easy Brain Tricks to Help You Lose Weight

Empowered Wellness founder Eliza Kingsford weighs in with Parade Magazine's Nicole Pajer on tips for sustainable, healthy weight loss based on the science of cognitive behavioral therapy.


How to Beat Back Cravings When Just Seeing Sweets Makes You Lust for Them

Author of Brain Powered Weight Loss and noted food psychology expert Eliza Kingsford explains the biochemical link between food and feelings of satisfaction, why some habits are so hard to shake, and how to retrain your brain to avoid self-destructive meal choices.


KKFX Fox 11 / KEYT Newschannel 3 / KCOY 12 Central Coast News Interview with Eliza Kingsford

KKFX Fox 11's John Palminteri sat down with Empowered Wellness founder Eliza Kingsford to discuss scientific principles of Brain-Powered Weight Loss and helping kids develop a healthy self-image in their relationship with food.

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Shifting Your Relationship With Yourself And Food

Open Sky Fitness's Rob Dione talks with Eliza about reconciling physical and emotional realities and recalibrating our relatinoship with food.

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9 Ways To Stop 'Unconscious Snacking'

Empowered Wellness founder Eliza Kingsford gives helpful tips to end mindless eating and help retrain our brain to curb cravings. 

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What Really Determines How Much You Weigh?

Eliza Kingsford discusses the different factors that play into gaining or losing weight, and explains the idea of the Body-Weight Set Point Theory. 


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Kids, Food Behaviors and Body Image

Eliza Kingsford talks about how to introduce kids to healthy food choices and mindful eating to set them up for long term success with healthy eating habits. 


'Slow But Steady' Wins the Weight Loss Race

Brain Powered Weight Loss author and teen weight loss expert Eliza Kingsford talks to HealthLine about the psychology behind weight loss and why early victories are not always a predictor of long-term success.


10 Mistakes You're Making Every Time You Think About Starting a Diet

Eliza Kingsford, author of Brain Powered Weight Loss, explains the science behind emotional eating, binge eating, and healthy, sustainable weight loss, and the 10 mistakes most people make when starting a weight loss program.


How Long Does It Take to Get in Shape?

How long does it really take to get in shape? That depends on a host of factors, including your goals and how you define and measure progress toward them, says Eliza Kingsford, expert on the psychology of overeating and author of Brain Powered Weight Loss.


Empowered Wellness Serves Teens, Young Adults

Santa Barbara's leading news site announces the opening of Empowered Wellness science-driven weight loss camps for teens and young adults, planting the seeds of lifetime change at camp and helping them blossom with 12 months of wraparound professional support.


KUSI News Interview with Empowered Wellness Founder Eliza Kingsford

Our founder Eliza Kingsford was interviewed by San Diego's KUSI News recently and spoke with news anchor Lauren Phinney KUSI about teen weight loss, self-love, and body image. They talked do's & don'ts for helping teens handle summer stresses, media messages and societal and peer pressure.

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10 Red Flags a Kid Is Anxious About Starting School and What to Do About It

Empowered Wellness's Eliza Kingsford discusses how to help kids deal with emotions in a healthy way.

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5 Ways to Use Before-and-After Photos to Motivate

Eliza Kingsford and other experts give helpful tips on how to use before and after pictures to stay motivated on your fitness journey. 

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Eliza Kingsford, CEO of Empowered Wellness Camp, spoke to KUSI San Diego, CA News reporter Lauren Phinney about teen weight loss, self-love, and body image. She advises parents on ways to help their teens navigate everything from summer vacation, media messages and societal and peer pressure.

Eliza Kingsford discusses diets, eating disorders and healthy obsessions with Dr. Steven Gundry.

For the full transcript, click here. 


Eliza Kingsford and Fat Burning Man

Eliza talks about how parents can deal when 70%+ of girls 5 and older think they should be dieting, plus body image and weight loss trends on social media.