Course curriculum

    1. Pre-course reading assignment

    2. Article by Michael Hobbes

    1. Welcome to the workshop

    2. A Note on Lived Experience

    1. Anti-Fatness

    2. Anti-Fatness (continued)

    3. Everyday Examples of Anti-Fatness

    4. Responses from previous students

    1. Fat Justice

    2. Fat Justice (continued)

    1. TED Talk by Kelli Jean Drinkwater

    2. Reflection Questions

    1. Thin Privilege

About this course

  • $100.00
  • 3 hours to complete
  • 3 CEUs available for LCPCs, LCSWs, LMFTs, and Clinical Psychologists.
  • Cultural Competency Credits for Illinois Social Workers

"By recognizing anti-fat bias and challenging our assumptions, we will be able reimagine the world and live more embodied lives in it."

-Sarah Landolfi


After completing the workshop, participants will be able to:

  • Understand the pervasive, traumatic impact of anti-fatness on fat people

  • Debunk anti-fat myths, such as “fat people are categorically unhealthy”

  • Understand the white supremacist and misogynistic origins of anti-fatness how it fits into multiple and interlocking systems of oppression


Sarah Landolfi

CCIH Partner

Sarah Landolfi is a psychotherapist specializing in trauma informed, fat-positive therapy for LGBTQIA+ folks. As an educator and consultant, she partners with therapists and other healthcare providers to facilitate their process of understanding, interrogating, and ultimately unlearning anti-fatness within themselves, in their work with clients and patients, and within their communities.

Continuing Education Units

The Chicago Center for Integration and Healing is a Licensed Continuing Education Sponsor for Clincial Psychologists, Social Workers (LCSWs), Counselors (LCPCs), and Marriage and Family Therapists (LMFTs) in the State of Illinois. After completing our courses and the examinations attached we will send you CEUs.

Licensed in another state? Many states will accept CEs for license renewal if that workshop has approved status from another state. But, please check your specific state rules & regulations.