9-Day Foundation Course With Award Of Diploma In Eating Disorders is also part Of The Master Practitioner Programme.
The programme: 9 days with free add-on days online
This remarkable, inspiring course is updated in line with the latest thinking from a range of psychologies and healing approaches.
Learn effective take-home skills to help people recover from their eating distress. The experiential content of this course could transform your own relationship with food. It could change your life.
Trainer: Dr Jeremy Alford supported by Deanne Jade
Venue: ZOOM with preparatory reading supplied.
We also provide extra free hours for questions and reflections
2024 Spring: 3 sets, March 7-9, 14-16, 21-23
2024 Autumn : 3 sets: Sept. 26-28 & October 3-5 & 10-12
Receive a substantial discount if you book this course as part of the Master Practitioner Programme
Suitability & Recognition
The course is suitable for counsellors, psychologists, psychotherapists, addiction specialists, doctors, psychiatrists, nutritionists, nurses and social workers at all levels of experience and qualification. See further notes below.
This course is BPS Learning Centre Approved as suitable for the CPD of Chartered Psychologists. It qualifies for 35 CPD points on application to the Royal College of Psychiatrists (RCP). It is deemed suitable by the British Association For Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP) for the CPD of counsellors in training and qualified counsellors
You will learn
How to engage and motivate people with eating disorders
How to assess each disorder in a way that is helpful
How to build a treatment plan and get to the heart of the problem
Prioritising treatment strategies for anorexia, bulimia, compulsive eating, ARFID, Orthorexia
How to motivate and sustain change
The effects of dietary chaos on mood and physiology
Skills from traditional and new wave therapies, including CBT, CBT-E, CeBT, NLP, EFT, AAT and TA
New skills for emotional eating and food restriction
How to manage resistance
How to transform your own relationship with food
The NCFED Diploma In Practitioner Skills For Eating Disorders is awarded if you complete an assignment after the course for a further fee of £105. It asks for personal reflections and a case plan. The award is optional and all delegates receive a certificate of attendance. This training is a stand-alone course, and is also module 1 of the NCFED Master Practitioner Programme. The other modules include Essential Obesity & Nutritional Interventions For Eating Disorders. The Advanced Diploma is granted upon successful completion of assignments for this training course plus one other of the above.
*Non psychological therapists with the Diploma can advertise that they have a “Special interest in eating disorders” and will know how to apply many of the learned strategies on this course. For ethical practice with ED clients they must also work alongside a ED-trained psychotherapist.
Join our network
Practitioners awarded the Diploma may join the NCFED Practitioner Network and get client referrals from us.