Intuitive Eating Fourth Edition

Intuitive Eating, 4th Edition (CHES)

This course is only for CHES practitioners registered with NCHEC. 

Helm Publishing is proud to be the only authorized provider of The Original Intuitive Eating Certification program offered by Evelyn Tribole and Elyse Resch. Our 46 CE course is Step 1 of the Certification, which includes all products necessary to complete the course: Book, 46 CE Online Test, Coaching Audio Book, Workbook, & Two Recorded Webinars.

We are offering the first 25 orders of an Intuitive Eating Test a free gift: the Intuitive Eating Card Deck - 50 Bite-Sized Ways to Make Peace with Food!

Just add an Intuitive Eating product option with a test (full 46 CE course, Part A 26 CE book & test, or Part B 20 CE test) AND the Card Deck SKU #1969 to your cart. At checkout, add both coupon codes to receive your free Card Deck and $20 off NNM sale: IECARDS and NNM24.

(Included Test Option SKUs: #1961CHES, 1962CHES, 1963CHES, 1965CHES, 1966CHES, 1967CHES, 1968CHES. Not valid on books only. Must live in the continental U.S. No cash value.) 

For people who just want to learn more about IE before they go for Certification, we offer the book and only its questions for a 26 CE hour course, called Part A. If you decide at some point you want to go for the Certification, the 20 CE Part B course covers the remaining test questions on the Coaching Audio Book, Workbook & Two Recorded Webinars.

Exciting new 4 edition book by the original Intuitive Eating Pros! Over 700,000 copies sold!  Worldwide credibility with over 2,200 Certified counselors in 60 countries. Use the IE counseling strategies to help your chronically dieting clients make peace with their food, rediscover the pleasures of enjoying mealtime and food, and free themselves from dieting forever. Over 200 evidence-based studies worldwide show the effectiveness of IE counseling, including a recent meta-analysis which found many psychological benefits of IE.

After buying the course, print a copy of the questions (in Online Test Login or within the testing site under Additional References) to use as you read the book and listen to the Coaching Audio Book and webinars. Go online and fill in the answers—click Complete. Course must be passed with 70% or higher. Because there are a few fill-in answers, it must be hand graded, which usually takes 2 business days. You will be sent an email when the test is graded; go to your online account to complete the Evaluation and to download a copy of your Certificate of Completion under Achievements. If you fail to pass, you can buy the test again.

These recorded webinars are shared by EDRD Pro exclusively for this course. If you're interested in more continuing education webinars on eating disorders, disordered eating, and Intuitive Eating consider EDRD Pro Membership at .

Helm Publishing, Inc. is a designated provider of continuing education clock hours (CECH) in health education by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Provider #114228. After passing your online exam, print a copy of your Certificate of Completion in the “Accomplishments” testing site tab. Exams received or completed online by Dec 31, March 31, June 30, and Sept 30 are reported to NCHEC by the 15 of the following month. All courses are Category 1.

Program ID #SS114228_IE4 Max CHES 46 Hours / 25 Advanced MCHES Hours

Program ID #SS114228_IE4PTA Part A Max CHES 26 Hours / 15 Advanced MCHES Hours

Program ID #SS114228_IE4PTB Part B Max CHES 20 Hours / 10 Advanced MCHES Hours

Three Key Steps Towards IE Certification: (Join the select network with over 2,200 practitioners worldwide.) 

Step 1. Helm Publishing's Online Course. Submit a copy of the Certificate to the IE office. $445

Step 2. Evelyn Tribole's IE PRO Webinar Training. See website: $425 to $495

Step 3. Three sessions of supervised coaching with either Elyse or Evelyn.  Go to  $395 to $600

Total Cost for Certification: $1,265 w/ group programs or $1,540 w/ individual supervision

*Prices subject to change.

Evelyn Tribole, MS, RDN, CEDRD-S and Elyse Resch, MS, RDN, CEDRD-S, FAND
Course Expiration Date: Apr-18-2026
Course Performance Indicators: 1.3.3, 4.2.2, 4.2.6, 8.1.2, 9.2.4, 10.2.9, 12.3.1
Product Name

Book Only (1960)

Regular price $16.00 $16.00

46 CE Book, Online Test, Coaching Audio Book, Workbook & 2 Recorded Webinars (1961CHES)

Regular price $445.00

NO Book, Online Test, Coaching Audio Book, Workbook & 2 Recorded Webinars (1962CHES)

Regular price $434.00

46 CE Online Test Only (1963CHES)

Regular price $313.00

2 Recorded Webinars (non-refundable) (1964)

Regular price $70.00 $70.00

Coaching Audio Book (non-refundable) (W663)

Regular price $27.00 $27.00

Workbook 2017 (669)

Regular price $24.00 $24.00

26 CE Part A Book & Online Test (1965CHES)

Regular price $195.00

26 CE Part A Online Test Only (1966CHES)

Regular price $184.00

20 CE Part B Online Test, Coaching Audio Book, Workbook & 2 Webinars (1967CHES)

Regular price $250.00

20 CE Part B Online Test Only (1968CHES)

Regular price $134.00

Card Deck (1969)

Regular price $18.00 $18.00

Book Details

Author Evelyn Tribole, MS, RDN, CEDRD-S and Elyse Resch, MS, RDN, CEDRD-S, FAND
Year Published 2020
Edition 4th Edition
Publisher St. Martin’s Essentials
ISBN 978-1250255198
Format Paperback
Page Count 400
CDR Activity Numbers
  • 46 CE Book, Online Test, Coaching Audio Book, Workbook & 2 Recorded Webinars: 175921
  • NO Book, Online Test, Coaching Audio Book, Workbook & 2 Recorded Webinars: 175921
  • 46 CE Online Test Only: 175921
  • 26 CE Part A Book & Online Test: 175922
  • 26 CE Part A Online Test Only: 175922
  • 20 CE Part B Online Test, Coaching Audio Book, Workbook & 2 Webinars: 175923
  • 20 CE Part B Online Test Only: 175923

Course Objectives


1.1.1 Define priority populations to be assessed

1.2.1 Identify sources of secondary data related to health

1.2.3 Review related literature

1.2.4 Identify gaps in the secondary data

1.3.1 Identify data collection instruments

1.3.2 Select data collection methods for use in assessment

1.3.3 Develop data collection procedures

1.4.1 Identify and analyze factors that influence behaviors

1.4.2 Identify and analyze factors that impact health

1.4.3 Identify the impact of emerging social, economic, and other trends on health

1.5.1 Identify and analyze factors that foster or hinder the learning process

1.5.2 Identify and analyze factors that foster or hinder knowledge acquisition

1.5.3 Identify and analyze factors that influence attitudes and beliefs 

1.5.4 Identify and analyze factors that foster or hinder acquisition of skills

1.6.3 Assess the effectiveness of existing health education/promotion programs and interventions 

2.3.11 Apply ethical principles in selecting strategies and designing interventions

2.4.3 Organize health education/promotion in a logical sequence

3.3.3 Assess readiness for implementation 

Advanced Competencies:

1.1.4 Apply theories and/or models to assessment process

2.3.3 Apply principles of evidence-based practice in selecting and/or designing strategies/interventions

3.2.3 Identify training needs of individuals involved in implementation 

3.3.2 Apply theories and/or models of implementation 

4.3.1 Identify existing data collection instruments 

Upon completion of this course, practitioners will be able to:

1. Explain how interoceptive awareness is associated with Intuitive Eating and why it is called a superpower.

2. Describe and give an example of the principle of Honor your health with gentle nutrition.

3. Identify which attitude research has shown that people must adopt to eat intuitively.

4. Clarify why once a person has lost a large amount of weight, their metabolism is still blunted and they cannot afford to take in as much energy as predicted for a person their new size.

5. Name the first and most important principle of Intuitive Eating, according to the authors.

6. Contrast a person’s thoughts and behaviors between stages 3 and 5 of becoming an Intuitive Eater.

7. Describe how neuropeptides affect our appetite, willpower, hunger cues, and moods.

8. Identify, according to cellular researchers Nicolaidis and Evan, which parameter generates a person’s hunger signal.

9. Compare how a person feels on the classic hunger scale when they are at two versus seven.

10. Contrast the words a person uses with the following eating voices: Food Police, Nutrition Informant, and Diet Rebel.

11. List three problems with a person trying to achieve perfection as it relates to eating and weight.

12. Counsel clients on three ways to increase their pleasure with eating.

13. Describe the research to clients and colleagues why using a person’s BMI is not a proxy indicator of health.

14. Give two reasons why nutrition is discussed last in the Intuitive Eating program.

15. Contrast three elements of American versus Italian eating habits that influence satisfaction and hunger.

16. Counsel parents and give three strategies on how to raise their children as intuitive eaters.

17. Describe four additional Intuitive Eating counseling strategies to use with patients with eating disorders.

18. List the three p’s of learning to be an Intuitive Eater and tell why each is important.

19. Define self-compassion and give three examples.

20. Identify the first step in respecting your body as outlined by the authors, and state two reasons it is important.

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Why We Chose This Book

Intuitive Eating was first coined by Evelyn and Elyse with the introduction of their first book, now its a world-wide concept. This certification trains other health professionals in this interesting therapy and adds people who pass the course to a referral registry. Very popular course!

About the Author

Evelyn Tribole, MS, RDN, CEDRD-S, is an international speaker and award-winning registered dietitian with a nutrition counseling practice in Newport Beach, CA. She was the nutrition expert on Good Morning America and a spokesperson for the Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics for six years.

Elyse Resch, MS, RDN, CEDRD-S, FAND, is a nutrition therapist in private practice in Beverly Hills, CA with over thirty-eight years of experience specializing in eating disorders, Intuitive Eating, and Health at Every Size.