CBT for WEIGHT MANAGEMENT Skills Bite Size Learning Course
Learn how to integrate a cognitive behavioural approach for weight loss and maintenance, combining with an understanding and awareness of the role of nutrition, activity and exercise:
Learn specific techniques to make lasting changes in your unhelpful thinking and behaviour.
To motivate yourself everyday
To get yourself to use good eating habits even when you don’t feel like it
To manage hunger, craving, and emotional eating
To deal with a sense of discouragement, deprivation, lack of motivation, and feeling overburdened
Provide the definition of cognitive behavioural therapy
Describe how CBT can help a person lose weight
Provide the definition of emotional eating
Distinguish between emotional eating and binge eating
Identify the causes, triggers, and risk factors for emotional eating
Identify the symptoms of emotional eating
Outline the health effects of emotional eating
Describe the treatment for emotional eating
Review of Fundamental Concepts of CBT
Most Common Characteristics of CBT
Structure of CBT
Evidence-Base of CBT
How to liberate yourself from negative emotions
Moving beyond awareness of emotions
Identify negative beliefs and thoughts
Reprogram your emotions
Discover your purpose
Connect and engage
Developing postformal thought
Critical thinking skills and logic
Integrate mind, body, and environment
Define nutrition and nutrients
Explain the importance of nutrients to human health
Outline the major classes of nutrients
Describe the functions of nutrients in the body
Describe essential nutrients, phytochemicals, and dietary supplements
Provide the definition of obesity and overweight
Identify methods/ways of measuring body composition
Discuss problems associated with underweight and overweight
Describe a healthful weight
Discuss basal metabolism
Identify and discuss causes of obesity
Discuss the relationship between fasting and weight loss
Identify and discuss the major weight loss principles
Outline weight management strategies
What’s Included in the Online Course:
Full e-course materials including an e-manual, e-books, exercise/goal setting sheets, weekly planners.
Full support is offered throughout the course which includes an assigned / dedicated tutor. This course also includes email support.
We also have a dedicated ustream channel see link
We also offer all students doing the home study training the opportunity to come along to our monthly best practice groups in Manchester at no extra cost. This greatly enhances learning.
The monthly support groups are free for all students and give you the opportunity to see inspirational speakers, network, meet like minded people, and learn new skills. For those that can’t attend the events we also film these monthly sessions and email a copy to all students each month. The practice groups are optional and not essential for completing the course.
See link for a past event
The online courses are assessed by a written assignment at the end of the course which consists of a question paper and written answers.
There is no time limit for completing the course, it can be studied in your own time at your own pace. Help and support is always available from the training centre team through out your training. This course will take you up to 50 hours to complete working from home.
On completion of the course you will receive a CBT for WEIGHT MANAGEMENT Skills
certificate from Vita online Learning and Education for completing the course