Eating Disorder Essentials 2022 ONLINE

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Eating Disorder Essentials 2022 ONLINE

January 21 @ 12:00 am - December 31 @ 11:30 pm

$850.00 – $995.00
Eating disorder essentials - introduction course

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Eating Disorder Essentials – Online (Standard)
Online access to all course videos, resources and manual.
$ 995.00


Join at any time in 2022, and work at your own pace.

After you register,  you will receive an email containing links to all the downloadable handouts and practitioner tools you will need to accompany the online course. You will also be able to access the course manual which is very extensive.

The online video content means you will be able to complete the entire training at your own pace without needing any time off work, and without incurring travel or accommodation costs.

We also have an optional Facebook study group that provides teaching support and allows you to interact with other course participants, ask questions and share resources as you work through the modules together.

The Eating Disorder Essentials 2022 course is self-paced, but must end on 31st December 2022. All downloadable resources will be yours to keep, however video content will disappear on this date. A case study must be completed in order to demonstrate your understanding of the course content and in order to receive a certificate of completion. Once marked and returned, you will be invited to register as an ACFEB Approved Practitioner and have your details listed on the ACFEB website. You will receive a certificate of completion showing 35 hours of professional development. 

There will be no extensions.

About the course

This course provides a solid foundation to enable you to successfully recognise and treat a range of eating disorders.

This comprehensive eating disorders course is in line with the latest thinking from a range of psychological approaches and covers all core competencies for the safe and effective identification of and response to eating disorders.

You will learn practical and effective skills that will enable you to engage with clients and offer them constructive help to recover from their eating disorder.

You may also contribute your own expertise as this course provides opportunities to share experiences and make discoveries.


The Eating Disorder Essentials training course is suitable for anyone who is likely to encounter eating disorders in their work.

This might include counsellors, psychologists, psychotherapists, addiction specialists, life coaches, doctors, psychiatrists, nutritionists, nurses and social workers at all levels of experience and qualification.

You will learn:

  • How to distinguish an eating disorder from disordered eating
  • To understand and motivate people with eating disorders
  • How to assess and conceptualise each disorder
  • How to build a comprehensive treatment plan
  • Prioritising treatment strategies for over and under eaters
  • How to encourage and sustain change
  • The effects of dietary chaos on mood and physiology
  • Micro skills from traditional and newer therapies
  • How to deal with emotional eating and cravings
  • How to manage resistance and relapse
  • Body image, media and historical influences
  • How eating disorders affect men

After the course

Health professionals who complete the Eating Disorder Essentials training are invited to become an ACFEB Approved practitioner.
You can choose to be included on our database and receive referrals via our website.
ACFEB approved practitioners will be able to use our logo to promote their skills, and they will receive referrals, peer support via our private Facebook page, and networking events in capital cities.
This course can also be taken in addition to our Anti-Diet Approach for Health Professionals course and our Complete Bariatrics training to elevate you to Silver or Gold ACFEB Approved Practitioner status.


January 21 @ 12:00 am
December 31 @ 11:30 pm
$850.00 – $995.00
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