Emotional Eating Psychology

Helping clients navigate and find freedom from emotional and compulsive eating patterns can be overwhelming – especially when food relationships can impact all areas of life.

What if you knew how to address emotional eating in a way that empowers your clients to develop healthier habits around food?


The Emotional Eating Psychology course will teach you everything you need to know to address emotional eating issues and help your clients as they develop healthier habits around food.

What you’ll learn:

  • How to understand your clients’ behavior and struggles around food and eating as well as how to differentiate emotional eating from eating disorders.
  • Valuable coaching strategies that successfully guide your clients toward greater self-awareness of eating habits by understanding the psychological, biological and cultural factors that contribute to food relationships.
  • Frameworks for helping clients recognize their emotional triggers and move beyond unhelpful eating cycles.
  • Tangible tools and techniques to confidently navigate emotional eating by using a holistic, bio-individual approach within your scope of practice as an Integrative Nutrition Health Coach.

Priority List Bonus: Your Eating Matrix

Add your email to the Priority List to download your free emotional eating matrix! This form will help you reflect on your own relationship with food – an essential step in building your coaching practice. By joining the Priority List now, you’ll also be the first to know when the course opens for registration!

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    What’s Included:

    Convenient, Flexible Online Learning Platform

    You’ll have 24/7 access to materials so you can work on your own time, at your own pace.

    Interactive Experience

    You will apply your learnings to four case study characters throughout the course and partner with other students for practice sessions.

    24 Training Modules

    The course spans 24 modules of practical material, including handouts, exercises, reflections and skill-building activities to improve your coaching.

    Unlimited Support and Access to Private Facebook Group

    Ask questions and connect with other students and your course moderators through this exclusive Facebook group. You’ll receive ongoing mentoring, support, and motivation as you complete the program so you never feel stuck or alone.

    Handouts and Activities to Help with Learning and Coaching

    Supplemental materials in modules include handouts, skill-building activities, and reference materials for important concepts. These materials will help you apply what you learn to real life experience and get the most out of this life-changing course.


    • When will this course be offered?
      Join the Priority List to be notified when the next class is starting.
    • Are there any prerequisites for enrolling?
      The only requirement is that you are a current student or graduate of the IIN Health Coach Training Program.
    • How long does the course run?
      The Emotional Eating Psychology Course takes about seven months to complete. This includes 24 modules of teaching, along with several holiday and test breaks (when no modules are released).
    • What kinds of topics does this course cover?
      The Emotional Eating Psychology Course is split into two main parts: Part 1 focuses on the roots of emotional eating through psychological, sociological, and biological lenses, while part 2 focuses on coaching clients through emotional eating.
    • Part 1 explores how stress and body image impact eating habits, eating disorders, cravings, sugar, self-destructive behaviors around food, and more.
    • Part 2 explores helping clients identify triggers, find nourishment beyond food, build self-supportive boundaries around eating, address weight-related concerns, and more.
    • How much time do I need to devote to the course?

      The more you put into this course, the more you will get out of it. The content is divided into 24 modules, with a new module released every week (except for test periods and holiday breaks).

      Plan to spend three hours per week watching video lectures, completing worksheets and reflection assignments, and practicing your skills. We also recommend dedicating at least one hour per week to connect with your classmates and moderators, join discussions, and ask questions in the private Facebook community.

    • What will I get when I complete the program? Is there a certificate or title change?
      At the end of the program, you’ll receive a certificate of completion and a digital badge to publicly showcase your education. Because the course does not alter your scope of practice, your title won’t change. The information provided in this course (including information about any testing, protocols, or supplements) is for educational purposes only and will help you work effectively alongside physicians and other healthcare practitioners.
    • Will this course be graded?
      The course is graded on a pass-fail basis. Upon successful completion of the course (70% or higher on both tests), you will receive a certificate of completion.
    • Who should I contact if I have further questions or need assistance?
      You can send an email to support@emotionaleatingpsychology.com. A member of our Student Success team will get back to you shortly!