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Understanding & Managing Emotional Eating: 
A virtual skills workshop for Health Professionals
Weds 21st & Weds 28th July 2021 (2 x morning sessions)


Workshop outline:

Emotional eating is a major problem often causing psychological distress and contributing to weight issues. Health professionals frequently work with individuals who experience emotional eating patterns yet often feel stuck in terms of how to intervene.  There is sometimes a temptation to throw multiple strategies at the problem in the hope that something will stick! However any strategies need to be rooted in a psychological understanding (formulation) of this behaviour. This involves understanding the reasons for the development of this eating pattern, the function of emotional eating and the impact it has. This workshop uses CBT principles to help health professionals develop individual formulations with their patients. This shared understanding becomes the basis for identifying and using interventions and strategies that are appropriate and relevant to the individual client. 

Feedback from participants:

Exceeded my expectations – lots of practical ideas, easy to understand and interesting.” 

Mandeep Hunjan, Diabetes Specialist Dietitian, Kent

“Easy to understand and I had many lightbulb moments.”  Susan Short, Dietitian, NHS Lanarkshire

“Best study day I’ve been on in ages – really helpful.”    Katie Wardle, Freelance Dietitian

“It was the most enjoyable and interesting course I’ve ever been to, a real eye opener.” 

Sarah Tanner, Bariatric Dietitian, Ashford & St Peters Hospital


  • Develop an understanding of how and why emotional eating patterns develop

  • Develop skills in formulating emotional eating patterns with clients

  • Identify meaningful cognitive-behavioural strategies based on the individual formulation

Format: Small group workshop including teaching, video examples and practical skills sessions. 

Time: 9.30-12.45 on Weds 21st July & Weds 28th July 2021

Cost: £135 early bird (payable by 30.5.2) or £150 full cost. 

Contact me to enquire about booking and  future dates. 





See below for Terms & Conditions


Terms & Conditions

Payment & booking

​​A booking is only confirmed after we have received payment. Spaces will be given to completed bookings on a first come, first served basis. Please note that you will be liable for payment if your Employer does not provide payment. 


Cancellation & changes policy

More than one calendar month prior to the event we will refund the workshop price minus a 10% admin charge. 

Between one calendar month and two weeks prior to the event, we will offer a 50% refund minus a 10% admin charge. 

14 days of less before the event no refund or transfer will be offered. 


Cancellations must have been received by email and acknowledged by the workshop facilitator to qualify for any refunds the may be eligible. 


With prior agreement we are happy to transfer places to other delegates provided that payment has been received. Please contact in advance to discuss this. 


In the unlikely event that we have to cancel a workshop, we will refund any fees already received but we will not be liable for other costs (e.g. travel, accommodation costs that have already been incurred). 


In the unlikely event that we have to change the venue of the workshop, we will provide as much notice as possible and will endeavour to remain in a similarly located venue.   



Each participant will be provided with workshop materials. 

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