*Let Food Be Thy Medicine: Integrating Nutrition into Mental Health Treatment

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Tuesday, May 9th

2:00 PM EST – 4:00 PM EST


As Hippocrates once said, “Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food.” This training delves into the intimate connection between the food we consume and the lifestyle we lead, and how it impacts our overall well-being. Nutrition expert, Dr. Steine, will guide you through the latest research on the impact of food on mental health and how it can influence your clients’ emotional and cognitive states. 

During this course, you will discover practical tools & techniques to help your clients improve their mental health through proper nutrition. You’ll learn about the benefits of various foods, supplements, and herbs that can support mental health, as well as strategies to promote healthy eating habits. 
Don’t miss out on this unique opportunity to advance your professional skills and empower your clients to take control of their mental health. Join Dr. Steine and learn how food nutrition can be a game-changer for mental health.


  • Educate your client about the distinctions between carbohydrates, proteins, and fats, as well as the significance of vitamins and minerals.

  • Examine the impact of macro and micronutrients on mental health, including the effects of nutrient deficiencies.

  • Explain how to conduct a Food Diary Assessment with clients and discuss considerations regarding the scope of practice when addressing food and supplement topics.

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    Vickie Steine

    Dr. Vicki Steine is an accomplished DSc, LCSW, BCHN, IFNCP with over 25 years of experience in social work, both in inpatient and outpatient settings. She runs a private practice in Atlanta specializing in assisting children and adults dealing with a variety of conditions, including ADHD, anxiety, depression, OCD, Tourette's syndrome, addiction, and trauma. Dr. Steine is a graduate of the University of Georgia, where she obtained her Master's degree in Social Work. She also received a Doctorate of Science in Holistic Nutrition from Hawthorn University, becoming a Board Certified Holistic Nutritionist certified by the National Association of Nutrition Professionals and an Integrated and Functional Nutrition Academy Nutrition Certified Practitioner. Using her extensive experience in social work and nutrition education, Dr. Steine employs an integrated approach to help clients overcome various challenges that may prevent them from leading fulfilling lives. Her approach is multi-faceted, incorporating nutrition, mind-body exercises, and traditional psychotherapy techniques such as Cognitive Behavior Therapy. This holistic approach has enabled Dr. Steine to help her clients optimize their well-being by addressing both the physical and emotional aspects of their health. Dr. Steine's expertise has been recognized widely. She has delivered educational workshops and spoken at several conferences, where she has shared her knowledge on the benefits of nutrition for improving mental health with professionals and laypeople alike. Dr. Steine also has personal experience with the effectiveness of a holistic approach. She used nutrition and supplements to recover from a near-death boating accident and a period of severe depression.

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Who This Training is For:

Social Workers, Counselors, Psychologists, Addiction Counselors, MFTs, & other Mental Health Professionals

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Replay Access

After the live session, we'll send you the recording for your own resource that you can review later at your own pace

Interactive Experience

Enjoy your learning experience with engaging activities such as group discussion, vignettes, roleplaying, video demos, etc.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Once you register for this training, the course will immediately appear in your account dashboard. Inside, you’ll see a countdown timer. And once the scheduled time arrives, the live session will begin from there!

Of course! If you sign up but miss the live session… The recording will be added to your account Dashboard within 48 hours after the live session with an email notification of instructions. You will also receive home-study CE credits for watching the recording.

Yes, we have limited seating on our live webinars to keep the sessions as interactive & engaged as possible. So be sure to claim your spot before it’s too late!

No. Live webinar attendees are not required to take or pass a quiz to receive a CE certificate. (But yes for recorded webinars). You are required to pass a quiz with an 80% passing grade with 3 attempts only for recorded webinars.

Yes, most likely. We are board approved & accredited Continuing Education providers by NBCC, ASWB, & NAADAC.

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  • CE Credits 2
  • Format Live
  • Quizzes 0
  • Skill Level Expert
  • Certificate Yes

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