Subject matter addressed includes;

  • basic knowledge of substance and process addictions, specifically food addiction as a substance use disorder;
  • clinical intake, screening, assessment, and individualized treatment planning;
  • professionally recognized counseling theories & techniques;
  • understanding of abstinence programs, trauma & crisis intervention, overeating prevention, education and relapse prevention;
  • 12 step-recovery, codependency and the family;
  • ethics; and biology of food addiction and recovery.