Intuitive Eating Fourth Edition

Intuitive Eating, 4th Edition - Lay Facilitator Online Self-Study Course

Exciting new book and course by the original Intuitive Eating Pros! Over 500,000 copies sold since 1995! Worldwide credibility with over 1,600 Certified Intuitive Eating counselors in 38 countries. Use the Intuitive Eating counseling strategies to help your clients who have been chronic dieters to make peace with their food, rediscover the pleasures of enjoying mealtime and food, and free themselves from dieting forever. Over 150 evidence-based studies worldwide show the effectiveness of IE counseling, including a recent meta-analysis which found many psychological benefits of IE.

Self-study 46 CE hours course includes: new 4 edition book & online test, workbook (2017), Coaching Audio Book, and two new webinars by the authors—on Intuitive Eating, eating disorders & psychology.  All products are required to complete the online test.  Course can be taken for just CE hours or used as the first step of the Certification. “Certified” professionals also need three coaching sessions and a tele-training course for separate fees. CE hours are not offered on webinars and other items sold alone. CDCES approved.

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 considerEDRD Pro Membership at .

To take the test, 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 watch the webinars. Go online and fill in the answers. Course credit is given when the test is submitted and passed with 70% or higher grade. 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 download a copy of your Certificate of Completion under Achievements. You must complete the Critical Thinking Evaluation after the Test Questions to receive credit. If you fail to pass, you can buy the test again.

Three Key Steps Towards IE Certification: (Join the select network with over 1,020 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
Product Name

Book Only (1960)

Regular price $16.00 $16.00

Lay Facilitator Self-Study Book, Online Test, Coaching Audio Book, Workbook, & 2 Recorded Webinars (1961LF)

Regular price $445.00

Lay Facilitator Self-Study NO Book, Online Test, Coaching Audio Book, Workbook, & 2 Recorded Webinars (1962LF)

Regular price $434.00

Lay Facilitator Online Test Only (1963LF)

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

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

Course Objectives

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.