Helping Your Child with Extreme Picky Eating

A Step-by-Step Guide for Overcoming Selective Eating, Food Aversion, and Feeding Disorders

Written by a family doctor specializing in childhood feeding and a speech pathologist, they teach counselors how to help families assure a child’s healthy nutrition and growth, while ending mealtime anxiety and stress. Use with children who only eat dry foods not wet ones, only tortilla chips and other crisp foods, only white foods, or only fast food hamburgers regularly.

“A masterpiece of practical strategies, compassion, and reassurance…” Jessica Setnick, MS, RD, CEDRD

“Compassionate and child-centered advice from true feeding experts.” LS, Amazon review

“Based on sound research and true understanding of children, gently but confidently guides families through the steps of building a healthy relationship with food.” Mary Sheedy Kurcinka, EdD

Course Expiration Date
Grouped product items
Product Name Price Qty
Book Only (1620)
20 CE Paper Test Only (1622)
10 CE Book & Paper Test (1623)
20 CE Book & Paper Test (1624)
10 CE Online Test Only (W1621)
20 CE Online Test Only (W1622)
10 CE Book & Online Test (W1623)
20 CE Book & Online Test (W1624)

Book Details

Year Published
1st Edition
New Harbinger
Page Count
Learning Code
  • (4150) Infancy & Childhood
  • (5070) Pediatrics
  • (5200) Disordered eating
  • (6000) Education, Training, and Counseling
  • (6010) Behavior change theories, techniques

Course Objectives

Level 2 CPE

Suggested Performance Indicators: 2.1.3, 2.1.6, 4.2.1, 8.1.2

CPE Type: 720 for Printed/Paper Tests, 740 for Web-based/Online Tests

Upon successful completion, the users will be able to:

1. Discuss three major ways to intervene with a child who is an extreme picky eater.

2. Identify four strategies parents can use to reduce tension and stress at mealtimes.

3. Counsel patients/parents better on how to improve a picky eater’s food preferences and behaviors.

Recommended For...
  • Registered Dietitian (RD/RDN)
  • Dietetics Technician Registered (DTR/NDTR)
  • Certified Diabetes Educator (CDE)
  • Registered Nurse (RN)
  • Integrative & Functional Nutrition Academy Professional
Why we chose this book

This food and eating book educates the dietitian or health professional on their clients’ extreme picky eating food choices and how to influence them to eat better.

About the author

Katja Rowell, MD and Jenny McGlothlin, MS, SLP are a childhood feeding physician and a speech pathologist, respectively, with many years of success with children and families.