Andrea Lieberstein; A mindfulness-based registered dietitian nutritionist, mindful eating (MB-EAT) and mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR) instructor and coach, trainer, and registered yoga instructor has specialized in helping people transform their lives for over 20 years. She leads mindfulness meditation and mindful eating trainings and retreats at retreat centers across the country and internationally. Her individual coaching sessions are accessible to anyone through phone or a virtual office. She utilizes Mindfulness-Based Eating Awareness Training (MB-EAT), MBSR, and other mindfulness-based and mindful eating practices in her private practice working with individuals on a wide range of disordered eating, weight management, body image and stress related issues and health concerns.
She trains health professionals and the public in Mindfulness-Based Eating Awareness (MB-EAT) at Omega Institute, Kripalu Yoga and Health Center, and Esalen Institute with the program's founder, Jean Kristeller, and trains health professionals online in the MB-EAT program. Andrea is also a guest teacher at meditation retreat centers such as Spirit Rock Meditation Center and Vajrapani Institute.
She was instrumental in implementing the Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Program in Kaiser Permanente's Northern California Region in the 1990's. She directed Mind, Body, Spirit Programs at Kaiser Permanente San Francisco for many years and was a leader in developing and implementing mindfulness and mind body programs at Kaiser Permanente Northern California for over 20 years. She is a contributing author to 'The Stress Reduction and Relaxation Training Workbook' (5 edition), 'Vajrapani Institute Cookbook' and 'Some Leaders are Born Women'.
Her clients have included individuals, corporations, medical centers, schools and colleges. She is trained in Jon Kabat-Zinn's nationally acclaimed Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Program, The MB-EAT Program - Mindfulness Based Eating Awareness Training developed by Jean Kristeller, Harvard Medical School sponsored Mind Body Medicine Symptom Reduction Program (developed by Joan Boryensenko and Herbert Benson), certified yoga instructor through IYT - Integrative Yoga Therapy, trained in Integral Coaching Methods through New Ventures West, Circlework Teacher Training developed by Jalaja Bohnheim, Continuum Movement developed by Emilie Conrad Daoud and is a certified hypotherapist. She is currently completing a year long certificate program in Clinical Ecotherapy.
Her formal education includes a Baclaureate Degree from Stanford University in Human Biology with an emphasis on preventive medicine and healthy lifestyles and a Master's Degree in Public Health Nutrition from University of California, Berkeley.
Andrea has practiced vipassana (mindfulness) meditation and yoga since the mid-1980's, and is inspired daily by a regular yoga and meditation practice. She particularly enjoys practicing in nature and incorporating the healing power of nature and mindfulness-based nature practices into her retreats and programs whenever possible.
Past or Current Member: Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
DIFM Dietitians in Integrative and Functional Medicine
BHN Behavioral Health Nutritionists
Northern California Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction Instructors
TCME The Center for Mindful Eating
Andrea Lieberstein, MPH, RD, RYT
SUSTAINABLE CHANGE HAPPENS ONE STEP AT A TIME...
Set small realistic goals with the support of your coach to reach your health and wellness goals.
Learn effective tools and a new way of being based on mindful living and practices that you can easily apply to your daily life on an ongoing basis. You will notice a big difference in your well-being after only a few days of regular practice.
A healthy body supports a healthy mind and spirit. Beginning with a comprehensive lifestyle assessment that takes into account your unique needs and preferences, you will be guided and supported in implementing self-care skills and tools to bring your nutrition, eating and exercise habits, sleep, psychological and emotional well-being to an optimal balance. Mindful eating plays a key role.
For weight management, eating disorders, nutrition and stress related issues, compulsive eating, body image issues, and health concerns.