Attend a Training Online!

Attend a Craving Change™ Professional Training Workshop without having to leave your office or pay travel expenses. Learn about the Craving Change™ program where and when it works for you and at your own pace.

Our Professional Training Video takes you ‘behind the scenes’ of the Craving Change™ Facilitator’s Manual, presenting innovative, practical strategies that you can immediately deliver to groups or individual clients in your practice. Watch, listen and participate as the co-founders of the program walk you through the Craving Change™ program resources and activities and share their tips and expertise. The online workshop modules provide opportunities for you to self-reflect and practise the concepts and strategies that you will learn. You will be able to complete the online  Craving Change™ Facilitator Certification Exam as you review the videos.

Skills you build with our training will enable you to:

    • Describe the Craving Change™ program clearly to clients and colleagues
    • Understand the psychosocial aspects of eating and how to explore them with clients
    • Feel comfortable using the Facilitator’s Manual with groups or individuals based on the key messages and step-by-step instructions
    • Apply cognitive-behavioural theory responsibly and effectively to problem eating
    • Use the wide variety of counselling and group facilitation tools provided in the package with confidence
    • Coach clients to identify their individual internal and external triggers for eating
    • Help clients understand and use strategies for changing problematic eating
    • Follow-up with clients using suggested activities to reinforce sustained behaviour change
    • Apply components of the program in various formats including individual

Access to the full online video training program is included with the purchase of the Complete Facilitator Certification Package or a Clinic/Organization Package. Clinicians who have purchased a license with Craving Change Inc. between 2008 and 2012 are able to purchase access to the video and certification with the Training Video & Certification Exam Package by contacting our Resource Coordinator at

Purchasing the training video and certification exam allows for 120 days of access.  You’ll have about 4 months to watch the workshop modules as often as you’d like and to complete the exam at your own pace.

In-person Training Workshops

Wendy Shah RD and Dr. Colleen Cannon, R.Psych. have travelled across Canada teaching one-day training workshops to well over a thousand health care professionals. These workshops have been tremendously well received due to the entertaining and hands-on style of Wendy and Colleen. If you or your organization would prefer an in-person training workshop, email Carol Clarke, our Workshop Coordinator at for more information.

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