Food Addiction Treatment Certification Program

Complete this program to become a Certified Food Addiction Professional (CFAP)


Starts 06 sept. Available Online
Total of 30 sessions

Program outline

The program includes three sections  (A, B & C) for a complete finalization as a CFAP.

Food Addiction Assessment and Treatment Course

Using the Food Addiction Assessment and Treatment Workbook, based on ASAM (American Society of Addiction Medicine) validated treatment protocol for „best practices“, students learn about screening, assessment and intake, treatment planning, counceling, case managing, crisis intervention, education, refferal, records and record keeping, consultation, professional growth, the addictive personality and codependancy.

The course ends with an open book exam.

Treatment and Recovery Practicum

Students participate in an 8 week outpatient treatment program. Learning by doing. Program students are joined by clients seeking treatment. The Practicum will cover biology and psycology of food addiction, brain chemistry, food addiction within the addiction framework, food chemistry and triggers, stages of recovery, treatment, withdrawal, relapse, self-care actions, peer groups, recovery tools and additional resources for developing a support network for ongoing recovery.

Takeaway: Each participant develops a customized abstinence plan introducing daily practices, accountability, and support with a structured food plan, recovery actions and check-ins.

Final Project and Presentation

Students prepare a project of their own choosing to present for their fellow students (30 min power point presentation). This can be a research project, a lecture on food addiction or a presentation of a complete program for a client.


  • CV/Resume
  • Two (2) Reference Letters
  • Statement of Intent & Goals
  • Application Interview with Director Esther Helga. After submitting your application to the program, you will receive an email from Esther, inviting you for an application interview before you can be fully accepted into the program. This interview is free of charge.

When you have been accepted into the program, you will receive a 24/7 access to the Moodle Student platform where all material for the courses are set up for you:

  • A Student Manual with reading material, prerecorded lectures for each chapter, excersices amd assignments as well as a discussion forum for students.
  • Recordings and teaching material from the Expert Teachers and Lecturers.
  • All sessions are recorded and can be downloaded and viewed at any time.
Session dates

The course ends with an online certification ceremony were each student is presented with INFACT Certification for completion of the course and the European Certification Board Certificate as a Food Addiction Professional (CFAP).


After being accepted into the program, you will be invited to pay either with bank transfer or by credit card.

Further information on how to proceed with payments will be provided via email.

20% early bird discount when paid before July 15th 2024.
10% discount when paid before September 1st 2024.

12 month payment plan available of $550 per month.

Cancellation Policy

No refunds will be given; this includes registration for courses, programs, bookings, services or any INFACT School offerings purchased online in any manner whether via payment plan, discounts, coupons, or special incentives. All sales are final. This policy is in place to ensure that all students have access to the same high-quality education, regardless of their financial situation. By prohibiting refunds, we are able to keep tuition costs accessible for everyone, as every online purchase invokes an administration cost. We understand that there may be extenuating circumstances that prevent a student from completing a course or fulfilling a commitment made. However, we cannot offer refunds in these cases. If you are unable to complete a course or keep your commitment, we encourage you to ask about alternative options. We appreciate your understanding of this policy. If you have any questions, please contact us.

Code Of Conduct

The INFACT School is dedicated to providing a harassment-free experience for everyone, regardless of gender, gender identity and expression, age, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size, race, ethnicity, religion (or lack thereof), political affiliation, or technology choices. We do not tolerate harassment of participants in any form. Sexual language and imagery is not appropriate for any venue in any context at any event or online platform, including talks, workshops, online gatherings, private forums and/or other online media. Infact School participants violating these rules may be sanctioned or expelled from the program at the discretion of the INFACT School.