THE CENTER FOR NUTRITIONAL PSYCHOLOGY AT A GLANCE

Developing the Field of Nutritional Psychology since 2005

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LINKS TO RESEARCH STUDIES

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RESEARCH CATEGORIES

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A NUTRITIONAL COMPONENT TO MENTAL HEALTHCARE

1ADVOCACY & ADOPTION

  • Developing the discipline of Nutritional Psychology, and advocating for its use in the future of mental healthcare

2PROVIDER EDUCATION

  • Developing educational curriculum for students and mental health professionals
  • Developing methods, concepts and tools that inform the field
  • Developing practice guidelines and standards for certification and licensure

3RESOURCE LIBRARY

  • Providing access to current research in the field of Nutritional Psychology

Our Mission

We are working to define, develop, and promote the interdisciplinary field of Nutritional Psychology. Nutritional Psychology examines the relationship between our daily dietary intake patterns and our mood, behavior, and pychological functioning.

We believe the future of mental healthcare includes a nutritional component, and are dedicated to advocating for this new model of mental healthcare.

CNP believes that all psychologists and allied mental health professionals should have formal training in the science of how food affects mood, behavior, and mental health, and that Nutritional Psychology principles should be considered core concepts for mental health professionals moving forward.

WHO IS CNP FOR?

CNP serves as an online platform for the development, collaboration, and advancement of the field of Nutritional Psychology.

  • Mental health professionals wishing to learn psycho-educational tools in the field of Nutritional Psychology
  • Professionals desiring access to resources in the field of Nutritional Psychology
  • Researchers and clinicians needing a wider forum for communicating their findings
  • Individuals seeking to understand how dietary intake patterns impact mood, behavior, and mental health

CONTRIBUTE TO OUR MISSION

Do you have skills in a field relevant to NP and want to play a role in its development? Reach out for more information.