UK College of Holistic Training, Creedwell House, 32 Creedwell Orchard
TAUNTON, TA4 1JY, U.K.
If you are a qualified therapist or health professional this course will lead to the Certificate of Professional Development in Eating Disorders -
Total recommended period of study: approx. 4 months or less. Continuous enrolment. No time limit. Cost: £155.00 (155 Pounds Sterling)
(A FREE textbook will be sent to UK students. Non-
An eating disorders awareness course for professionals or personal interest.
The belief that being thin is the ideal shape, fostered for too long by Hollywood, television, the fashion industries, social media and the glossy magazines, is starting to crack as more people realise the injury it has done to vulnerable bodies and minds. This course will help to undo that damage.
Method of study:
Textbook study -
This course provides an overview of previous physiological and psychological theories of eating disorders -
The course introduces an important new theory which unites the roles of body and mind in the maintenance and progression of these illnesses.
This updated approach, firmly based in over 15 years’ research by the textbook’s authors, leads to criticism of some previous practices and to many detailed pointers to good practice for the helping professional who has eating-
This course is NOT in itself a qualification in counselling or psychotherapy, though it may be used in conjunction with such qualifications to signify additional specialist learning.
Entry Criteria: Open entry.
Suitability: This certificate is for:
Carers, parents, relatives and people with eating disorders who would like to understand more about these conditions
Helping professionals, hypnotherapists, social workers, teachers, volunteers and others who come into contact with people with eating disorders, enabling them to recognise potential problems and refer people to sources of professional help
People who are considering specialist training in this area
Practicing complementary therapists who would like an additional certificate for professional development purposes, to add to their knowledge and to display alongside their other credentials, and to use for evidence of CPD wherever accepted.
Professionals already working in the field of eating disorders who would like to update their knowledge.
People in the fashion, advertising, media and entertainment industries who would like to be more aware of the problems of people who deliberately keep themselves thin, and to work towards changing attitudes within those industries.
Successful graduates will receive the Certificate in Anorexia & Bulimia Awareness. If you are a qualified therapist or health professional this course will lead to the Certificate of Professional Development in Eating Disorders -
We reserve the right to change the syllabus and other details of any course at any time. If
the textbook is revised we will update the course accordingly.
APPLY FOR THIS COURSE
You may start at any time of year
Click this link to go to our Application page
Textbook for this course:
Duker, Marylin and Slade, Roger. Anorexia Nervosa and Bulimia: How to Help. Paperback Open University Press, 2nd edition 2002
This book will be sent FREE to UK students.