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Emotional Eating

Live Online | 1 Day | 3rd November 2024

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Emotional Eating Course

Who is the course for?

This course is ideal for counsellors and psychotherapists seeking to strengthen their expertise in addressing emotional eating among clients. Whether experienced professionals or newly qualified practitioners, this course offers specialised knowledge to support individuals struggling with emotional eating behaviours.

What are the benefits of doing this course?

By completing this course, participants can expect to gain enhanced knowledge, improved therapeutic skills, increased empathy, and professional growth to be better equipped when supporting clients and promoting improved mental well-being.

What will you learn?

Throughout this course, you will learn:
1. Definition and Dynamics: Understand emotional eating, its causes, and common triggers.
2. Impact on Mental Health: Recognise psychological consequences like anxiety and body image issues.
3. Identifying Patterns: Spot signs of emotional eating in clients.
4. Evidence-Based Interventions: Learn therapeutic approaches like CBT and Mindfulness.
5. Building Therapeutic Relationships: Develop strategies for supporting clients dealing with emotional eating.
6. Cultivating Healthy Coping: Help clients develop healthier ways to manage emotions and stress.
7. Long-Term Change: Facilitate lasting behavioural transformations in clients.
In summary, this CPD course equips counsellors and psychotherapists with the necessary skills to effectively address emotional eating issues in clients, leading to improved mental health outcomes and greater professional growth.

Course Details


DURATION: 1 Day    START DATE: 3rd November 2024


TIMETABLE: Sunday from 9.30 am to 4.30 pm 


AWARD: PCI College Certificate of Attendance


VENUE: Live Online


LECTURER: Philomena Clarke


Course Content:
• Understanding Emotional Eating
• Psychological Impact of Emotional Eating
• Recognising Emotional Eating Patterns
• Evidence-Based Interventions
• Building Therapeutic Relationships
• Cultivating Healthy Coping Mechanisms
• Facilitating Long-Term Change

Learning Outcomes:
By the end of this course, participants will be able to:
1. Define and identify emotional eating, understanding its triggers and characteristics.
2. Recognise the psychological impact of emotional eating on mental health, including anxiety, depression, and body image issues.
3. Identify emotional eating patterns in clients through assessment tools and case studies.
4. Implement evidence-based therapeutic interventions to address emotional eating effectively.
5. Build therapeutic relationships with empathy and understanding, creating a safe space for clients to explore their emotional eating challenges.
6. Assist clients in developing healthy coping mechanisms and stress management skills as alternatives to emotional eating.
7. Facilitate long-term sustainable change by guiding clients in maintaining progress and preventing relapse.
8. Apply specialised knowledge and skills to support individuals struggling with emotional eating, leading to improved mental well-being and overall quality of life.


Entry Requirements


No professional experience necessary for our Short Term courses, they are for anyone to enjoy. We hope you enjoy the experience.

Course Fees



Full Price: £75

PCI College Graduate Price*: £65

PCI College BSc/MSc Students & Alumni Member Discount Price: £60 - Join Alumni group on LinkedIn here to avail of discount.

*PCI College Graduate rate applies to BSc Degree and Postgraduate students only.



Applicants are invited to book online using the book now. Applications must be accompanied by the payment of the full course fee. Applicants are entitled to a refund if they decide to cancel within 14 days of receipt of their booking, and didn't participate on the course. Please note that the name used on your application needs to be the same name that you have on your passport.


Fees are non-refundable in all personal circumstances. The College makes every effort to avoid altering course times, course commencement and conclusion dates. However, should any changes be necessary, you will be notified at the earliest opportunity. All courses run subject to demand and the formation of a viable class cohort. A full refund will be given to all applicants in the event that the class does not proceed


For more information, please visit our full Terms & Conditions page.

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