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Aug 27, 2020 | Contact Hours 6.3 | USD $249.99 | Brooklyn Center, Minnesota
Food and Mood: A Therapist’s Guide to The Role of Nutrition in Mental Health is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held on Aug 27, 2020 at Earle Brown Heritage Center, Brooklyn Center, Minnesota, United States of America. This course has been approved for a maximum of 6.3 contact hours / 0.6 CEUs / 6.25 clock hours of continuing education / 6.25 credit hours. Target Audience: • Counselors • Psychologists • Social Workers • Marriage and Family Therapists • Addictions Counselors • Clinical Nurse Specialists • Nurses • Dieticians • Occupational Therapists Description: Diet is an often-ignored aspect in the prevention of poor mental health and the promotion of good emotional health. The causes of behavioral health problems are complex, and nutrition is a valuable yet often missing piece of the puzzle to help clients improve their emotional state. Imagine if you could feel more confident talking with clients about nutrition from a therapist’s point of view, and do so while adhering to our ethical code. Kathleen Zamperini, LPC, NCC, NCGC-1, CMHIMP brings a unique perspective as a licensed professional counselor with a degree in nutrition and certification with the Mental Health Integrative Medical Institute. She uses the language of a therapist to explain key concepts of integrating a cognitive behavioral approach with nutritional strategies to improve treatment outcomes. Discover the clinical applications to transform the way your clients view food and revolutionize your clinical toolbox to ethically educate clients about nutrition and how they can make lasting changes. Objectives: • Integrate psychoeducation regarding daily food choices with cognitive therapy. • Assess the impact of diet on treatment progress. • Incorporate diet changes into treatment plans for specific disorders. • Analyze the impact of sugar on depression. • Utilize CBT techniques to help clients improve their mood, sleep habits, and self-care. • Assess when a referral to a medical practitioner may be indicated. Additional details will be posted as soon as information is available.