Sat, 01 Dec | St Albans, Hertfordshire

Working Therapeutically With Obesity – Looking At Food Addiction & Binge Eating Disorder

Explore the 12 Step Addiction Model for working therapeutically with obesity, gaining an understanding of how to integrate the core principles into your own practice. Hosted by Piece By Piece Recovery
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Working Therapeutically With Obesity – Looking At Food Addiction & Binge Eating Disorder

Time & Location

01 Dec 2018, 10:00 – 16:00
St Albans, Hertfordshire, Hatfield Rd, St Albans AL1 4JD, UK

About The Event

These workshops offer you the opportunity to explore the 12 Step Addiction Model for working therapeutically with obesity and to gain an understanding of how to integrate the core principles into your own practice.

Aims and Objectives:

Gain an understanding of a therapeutic treatment for obesity incorporating the biopsychosociospiritual 12-step model

Gain an understanding of how to integrate this model of treatment into your own practice

Workshop Contents:

  • What research has demonstrated
  • Comparison between compulsive overeating/bingeing and DSM-V substance dependence criteria
  • Cycle of addiction
  • What is binge eating disorder?
  • Addictive behaviours often connected to compulsive overeating
  • Difference between Group Therapy and 12-Step groups
  • Family/personal history
  • The solution
  • Interactive Group Workshop
  • Abstinence – what is it?
  • Introduction and overview of the 12-step model and it’s use during and after therapeutic treatment
  • Integration
  • Thought for the Day

Attendees receive a 5 hour CPD Certificate

Cost of workshop

Full price - £75-00 per person per workshop

Earlybird Discounts

£68 to be paid before October 30th

£125 (for both workshops) if booked together with the 'Understanding Anorexia and Bulimia' workshop; to be paid before September 30th

Suitable For:

Counsellors, Psychotherapists, Psychiatrists, Psychologists, Trainees, Students, Nurses, Nutritionists, Dieticians, Family Therapists, GP's, Youth Works, Personal Trainers, Occupational Therapists, Social Workers, Teachers

About Your Trainer:

Rochelle has 30 years of recovery from an eating disorder and is accredited through FDAP (Federation of Drug and Alcohol Professionals). She holds a Masters Degree in the Psychology of Addiction and over 15 years of working in the addiction field with all obsessive eating behaviours. Utilising and integrating Person Centred Techniques, Motivational Interviewing and CBT with the principles of the 12 Step Model. Working with both groups and one-to-one.

For booking contact Rochelle via email at roch.c@btinternet.com or for more information head to the Piece By Piece Website

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