Eliza Reynolds will be a junior at Bown University in the fall, where she is studying Psychology, Gender Studies, English, and nonfiction writing. This year Eliza has been taking a gap year and she is working for Women Without Borders in Vienna, Austria. In 2009, Eliza served as an advisor to Eve Ensler for her newly released set of monologues for girls, I Am An Emotional Creature: The Secret Lives of Girls Around the World. She and her mother, Sil Reynolds have led mother/daughter workshops for mothers and their 10-12 year-old and 13-15 year-old daughters at The Omega Institute and the Esalen Institute since 2007. Their book, Mothering & Daughtering: Keeping Your Bond Strong Through The Teen Years, will be published by Sounds True in January 2013.
Sil Reynolds, RN, has been a nurse practitioner and therapist for thirty years, during which time she has specialized in women's health and eating disorders. She is a therapist in private practice in Stone Ridge, New York. Sil has been an ongoing advisor to Omega Institute's Women and Power Conference and a consultant to Eve Ensler's V-Day projects related to body image and eating disorders. For over 10 years, Sil assisted and led Geneen Roth's reaking Free From Emotional Eating workshops across the country. Sil is a graduate of Marion Woodman's BodySoul Rhythms© Leadership Program. Sil and her daughter Eliza have led mother/daughter workshops for mothers and their 10-12 year-old and 13-15 year-old daughters at Omega Institute and Esalen Institute. Their book, Mothering & Daughtering: Keeping Your Bond Strong Through The Teen Years, will be published by Sounds True in January 2013.
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