Body image - training day for counsellors

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Counsellors and trainees

A one-day comprehensive, training in body image for counsellors, therapists and other mental health professionals, facilitated by Harriet Frew (Accred; MBACP Therapist; MSc Nutrition). Train online on Zoom with Harriet or as online course(at your own pace).

Are you keen to learn skills and strategies to support your clients with improving their body image?​

"I wanted to thank you for the training yesterday. I have had amazing feedback. A few saying it has been their best training experience so I wanted to pass that on." - Fiona

Join my body image training day for professionals - on Zoom, face-to-face or self-paced online.

This body image training will give you:

  • An understanding of what we mean by body image and how this develops.
  • Specific skills and techniques which can be used to engage clients in improving body image. This includes:
    • The concept of feeling fat.
    • Use of cognitive behaviour therapy tools.
    • Body neutrality, comparisons, social media, weighing and use of mirrors.
    • Self-care.
    • Exposure therapy.
    • Self-compassion and more.
  • Detailed and comprehensive training manual as an ongoing reference tool.
  • Access to recording of training afterwards and full online version of the course.

Different ways that you can train with me:

Online body image training on Soom

Next dates (9:30 am -4 pm):

  • Saturday 13th July 2024
  • Saturday 16th November 2024
  • Saturday 15th March 2025 

Online body image training on Zoom or face-to-face training tailored to your organisation.

I have recently worked with Oundle School, MindSpace, JHD Counselling, Hounslow Youth Counselling Service, The London Contemporary School of Dance and this spring, for the Karadis Clinic in London. Please email me to find out more and/or book a date:

The cost is £111 per person (reduction for larger groups).

Access the full course online via my website if you want to learn at your own pace.

I also run an eating disorders training day for professionals.

Feedback from past delegates who have trained with Harriet Frew:

"Thank you so much for such an interesting and educational course today. I learnt a lot and really enjoyed it." - Kirsten K

"Thank you for today - very insightful and thought-provoking. Feel I have learnt a lot - need to digest now! I missed completely you had a second day - can I please sign up for that too." - Carla S

"Many thanks for an excellent workshop today - I really enjoyed it and enjoyed meeting others." - Katherine V-S

"Thanks a lot for today, I have found it very useful. I feel I have gained more confidence in working with clients in this field and an increased knowledge of skills and techniques that I am sure will support with my client base." - Dannii R

"Thank you for a very informative day. I look forward to the body image day in a couple of weeks." - Helen P

"Thank you very much for today, hugely informative. I will check my diary and book onto the body image workshop in a few weeks." - Amelia M

"Thank you so much for a very rich and informative workshop on Saturday. I really enjoyed it and felt I gained a lot from it. I now feel a lot more confident to work with clients who exhibit unhealthy relationships with food and body image. I definitely got what I wanted from the day. Thank you also for the manual which I have saved as one of my reference tools." - Niki C-T

"Thank you so much. I really enjoyed the day and would recommend your training." - Lucy

"I really enjoyed the course, it was a great insight into a subject that I was previously quite apprehensive about tackling, so thank you!" - Cheryl

"Thank you for the certificate and for the workshop yesterday. I found it very helpful." - Jen

"I really enjoyed the training today. It was informative and will help enhance my practice. Thank you so much Harriet." - Kellie

"There was a lot of hugely useful information in your presentation for which I am grateful." - Helen

"Good to me you to, and I just wanted to reiterate I found the training really helpful and enjoyable today, great content and really well delivered." - Debbie

"Thank you Harriet I think it will be really useful in working with our clients." - Pauline

"Thank you Harriet for a lovely training today." - Shuchi

"Thank you so much for delivering such an engaging training day. I've learnt so much and now feel so much more confident in exploring eating disorder issues with new clients." - Amy

"I really enjoyed the training on Saturday, and found it incredibly valuable. Definitely a strong start to more training on the subject!" - Daniel

"Thanks Harriet, it was a really good day and so insightful and I have learnt a lot." - Amy

"I wanted to thank you for the training yesterday. I have had amazing feedback. A few saying it has been their best training experience so I wanted to pass that on." - Fiona

"I bought your online training in January and have just managed to complete the course. I wanted to say a heartfelt thank you as your course was extremely informative, supportive and clear. It has helped me to feel reassured and has enabled me to think and plan the therapeutic process so much more clearly." - Meg

​To book a place, please email:

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Hosted by Harriet Frew

Harriet Frew is BACP Accredited Counsellor who has worked with eating disorders for over 20 years. She has also personally recovered from bulimia nervosa. Harriet runs training for counsellors, online courses and supervision. Listen to The Eating Disorder Therapist Podcast on all major platforms. Instagram: @theeatingdisordertherapist_