Fees: $195
CPE Units: 15

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Learning Needs


New Edition! Eating disorders are serious issues. This is an excellent resource for counselors of clients with eating disorders. Totally updated, this has been a popular training manual since 1999. There are 16 pre-planned therapy sessions for use with individuals or groups, along with the 72 pages of camera-ready patient education forms.

Written by two counseling specialists, registered dietitians with decades of experience working with clients with eating disorders. Excellent resource for nutrition, psychological, and medical personnel.

If your purchase includes the manual with handouts (#1570 or #1572), you will receive a link to our Online Testing System to download the Winning the War Within Handouts PDF after you place your order.

** Note: Several options are available for this product. Prices vary from $115 to $195. **

Course Objectives

Upon successful completion of this self-study course, the users will be able to:

1. Apply the principles of cognitive behavioral therapy and motivational interviewing while achieving a greater comfort level when working with clients with eating disorders using these therapies.

2. Better recognize distorted thoughts and irrational assumptions that influence their clients’ maladaptive behaviors.

3. Improve their counseling therapy skills and client outcomes by using the counseling techniques in this course.

Why we chose this book

Eileen and Charlotte, the authors, have over 40 years of unique experience working with clients who have eating disorders. Their clients were successful and we wanted to share their expertise in working with one of the more challenging patient populations. It has been a very popular course.

About the Author

Eileen Stellefson Myers, MPH, RD, LDN, CEDRD, FAND has provided nutrition therapy for clients with eating disorders since 1981. The inspiration for this book came when she worked at The Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) as the Associate Director of the Weight Management Program. As the Nutrition Specialist with the Eating Disorders Program at MUSC, she used this manual as part of her practice and was encouraged by her mentor, Dr. Tim Brewerton, to publish it for others to use. Eileen has published and presented nationally on various topics related to eating disorders and obesity throughout her career and has received the Excellence in Practice Awards from the SCAN, Weight Management, and BHN Dietetic Practice Groups of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.


Charlotte Caperton-Kilburn, MS, RDN, CSSD, CEDRD, LDN, FAND is the owner of NFL Performance (Nutrition For Life Performance) a private practice in Charleston, SC specializing in providing nutritional support to those who are working to recover from an eating disorder and in providing nutritional guidance to athletes of all levels. She recently co-founded SC-COED (South Carolina Coalition for Overcoming Eating Disorders) a 501c3 non-profit organization working to bring hope and healing to people with eating disorders in the Charleston area through the provision of education and networking. Prior to beginning her work in the eating disorder field sixteen years ago, Charlotte was a high school teacher. She started using this manual in her quest to learn more about working in this field. Eileen later became a friend and mentor.

Recommended for…

  • Registered Dietitian (RD/RDN)
  • Dietetics Technician Registered (DTR/NDTR)
  • Certified Diabetes Educator (CDE)
  • Registered Nurse (RN)
  • Integrative & Functional Nutrition Academy Professional


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Kathy King
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