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BYU hosts body-image workshops in January

Brigham Young University Women's Services and Resources will sponsor "For Every Body," a series of workshops Jan. 16, 23 and 30 to address issues regarding body image at 11 a.m. in 3223 Ernest L. Wilkinson Student Center.

The symposia is under the direction of LaNae Valentine, director of Woman's Services and Resources at BYU. Admission is free and the public is welcome.

Currently an adjunct professor in the Marriage and Family Therapy Department at BYU, Valentine is a seasoned therapist with years of teaching experience at the university level. Her specialty areas are in women's issues such as eating disorders, depression and sexual abuse, and she has conducted numerous workshops on stress relief, eating disorders and student violence.

Women's Services and Resources aims to empower women and men to appreciate their identity, destiny and responsibility. Workshops such as "For Every Body" create an environment that fosters productive action and enhances women's growth and success.

For more information about Women's Services and Resources or the "For Every Body" workshop series, please access http://campuslife.byu.edu/wsr or call Loretta Muldoon at (801) 422-4877.

Writer: Craig Kartchner

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