Certified Food Addiction Professional Treatment I


Certified Food Addiction Professional Treatment I

A 28-hour course with real life applicability

Treatment I:

Dates for 2023 term:

Friday and Saturday, November 3 and 4, and

Saturday 11, 18, 25, December 2, 9

Times: 10 am-2 pm EST


Here we explore the reality of what treatment can look like. We will observe and follow an outpatient treatment workbook, exploring seminar setups and inpatient options.

This is the second course for certification as a Certified Food Addiction Professional

INFACT Alumni are invited to participate in this course for further development, continuing training and extending experience in working with potential diverse outpatient treatment applications.


Treatment I and II are included in the Food Addiction Professional Certification Primary Course, and are also open to those wanting to explore what outpatient, seminar-based treatment can look like.


Certified Food Addiction Professional Treatment I 

The Biological part of the disease (abstinence) and the Psychological (mental, emotional, and spiritual) treatment for food addiction as a substance-use disorder.

Students learn by participation.

Each student develops a customized abstinence plan for each participant, introducing daily support with the food plan and check-ins.

Topics are explored through a variety of teaching/learning methods, including:

Following abstinence and a treatment plan


Group work

Assigned readings

Support partnerships

Lecture and discussion

Intended Course Outcomes:

Upon completion of the INFACT Certified Food Addiction Professional Treatment I

Students have experienced abstinence from food addiction.

Students have acquired a deeper understanding of denial.

Students have been introduced to the treatment protocol for addiction treatment.

Course Objectives:

This class is participatory and consistent with the overall themes of critical adult education. It is based on exchanging knowledge, experience, and skills among students and instructors.

Active participation of students is vital to the successful completion of this course.

Pre-Class Assignments Include

Reading material:

The INFACT Workbook for outpatient treatment by Esther H.G. MSc.,

The Big Book,

Your Personal Food Plan Guide by H. Theresa Wright MS, RD, LDN,

The Acorn Food Plan by Phil Werdell et.al.

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