Morningside Salon: Mindful Eating & Eating Disorders

Join us for our next Morningside Salon discussion with an expert panel of Columbia University graduates to provide an overview of how individuals struggling with eating disorders can be helped by their loved ones to better understand, manage, and navigate the challenges of these complex illnesses. Let us know if you plan to join and receive the Zoom joining instructions by RSVPing on this site.

Let us know if you plan to join and receive the Zoom joining instructions by RSVPing on this page.

Event information:

Title: Morningside Salon: Mindful Eating & Eating Disorders
Date: Wednesday, September 16, 2020
Time: 8:00 PM - 9:30 PM
RSVP: Please register on this page. Zoom details will be shared with registered guests 24 hours before the event.

Event Details:

With their stealthy onset and manifestation, eating disorders may result in serious emotional, physiological, and psychological consequences. Recognizing the warning signs, combined with early intervention and consistent social support, are crucial components for recovery.

The panelists will share their personal, first-hand experiences, and speak with great compassion and empathy to introduce strategies (including Mindful Eating) to build, restore, and maintain a healthy, joyous, and sustainable relationship with food and eating.

Speakers’ Bios

Steph Ng (2nd year Masters student in the clinical psychology program at Teachers College)- avid mental health advocate and an aspiring clinical psychologist, Steph is energized by her research in the areas of body image and eating disorders in cross-cultural settings, and her work as the founder and project manager of Body Banter, an initiative that aims to provide accessible and empowering opportunities for young people to engage in open conversations about body image and mental health.

Julie Chiu (School of Nursing 05’ with a Masters in Nursing Informatics - healthcare IT)- nurse since 98’, Julie currently enjoys being a school nurse at an international school. She’s also a certified health coach, certified Intuitive Eating Counselor, and certified school nurse. When she was running her coaching business Julie focused on mindful eating principles and wrote “Enough Already! STOP Self Sabotage Eating with The Mindful Way Adventure Book” for her clients. 

Moderator’s Bio

John Hsu (Business School ‘92, and CUAAHK’s chair of Entrepreneurship and Morningside Salon events)- passionate about Nutritional Science and Health/Wellness, John has read 30+ books on these topics.


September 16, 2020 at 8:00pm - 9:30pm

Zoom (Please register in advance)

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