Food Addiction Treatment & Recovery Practicum

CFAPs alumni and other health- and social professionals can apply for this practicum to add to and further enhance or refresh their treatment skills.

$950 for INFACT Alumni

Starts 04 oct. Online Zoom class
Total of 10 sessions

Program outline

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.

The course begins with access to online materials and resources, followed by an Online Intensive for four hours on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. Online group classes will be conducted via Zoom. Students will work through course materials available on the online student platform. Each student will be assigned to a study group to meet with weekly.

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

The practicum begins with a 3 day intensive, then weekly sessions, daily support and followup with a counselor, treatment material and assignments.


Assessment and Intake Interview with director Esther Helga. After submitting your application to the program, you will receive an email from Esther, inviting you for an assessment and intake interview (90min, 295$)  before you can be fully accepted into the program.

This interview is not applicable if you are an INFACT Alumni.

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

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

Further information on payments will be provided via email.

10% discount when paid before October 1st 2024.

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.