Are you a professional serving individuals with eating issues?

Interested in expanding your therapeutic knowledge in a unique, faith-based learning environment?

Join us in Nashville June 22-23 for our 10th Anniversary Hungry for Hope SUMMIT and learn #whatisTRUE about helping clients find lasting freedom from eating disorders!


Counselors and Psychologists


College Wellness Staff

Licensed Health, Wellness & Fitness Coaches

Graduate-level Students in Psychology, Counseling and Related Fields

Up to 8 Continuing Education Clock Hours!

(8 NASW, 3 CDR)

Interested in coming but you’re not a professional?

Check out our Community Track for individuals, spouses and families impacted by eating issues, as well as for lay leaders serving the recovery community.

"Hungry for Hope is unlike other professional conferences as it includes the Christian perspective on healing. If you are looking for something that is different, that helps you to help your clients transform into who God has created them to be, this conference is for you."

Angelica Gonzalez, LMHCMiami, FL

"The programs [FINDINGbalance] puts on, I highly recommend. You are in good hands."

Dr. John TownsendBoundaries

"My first Hungry for Hope connected me with many new friends, including Dr. Megan Osborne who I have since become partners with on a new Intuitive Eating APP we're developing. God has used this event to bless me in ways I never imagined!"

Amy Carlson, MS, RD, LDHouston, TX

"It has been amazing to see this event grow into the premiere destination for Christian professionals serving clients with eating disorders."

Travis Stewart, LPCSt. Louis, MO

"As a therapist, I pour out so much every day. Hungry for Hope is like water to my soul. I highly recommend it!"

Laura Leemaster, LCSWSt. Joseph, MI

“Then you will know the TRUTH, and the TRUTH will set you FREE.” – John 8:32

Be EDUCATED by leading Christian professionals in fields of psychology, nutrition, counseling and recovery.

Learn how to balance the science of NUTRITION with FREEDOM from food fears for eating disordered clients.

Gain understanding of the impact of TRAUMA and ATTACHMENT that merges the latest scientific findings with a Biblical basis for helping clients pursue healthy reunification of their inner selves.

Discover the role of macronutrients on brain function, and learn how to direct eating disordered clients toward the kind of nourishment they need to get “unstuck” in their recovery process.

Explore the science behind “Neuro-theology”, and see the impact that spirituality has on actual brain scans.

Discover ethics and best practices for offering your services across state lines.

PLUS, grow in your faith, be refreshed in your spirit, and make new friends with others interested in Christ-centered professional resources for eating disorders.


Rita Springer

Worship Pastor, Gateway Church

Jimmy Needham

Recording Artist & Ministry Leader


Liberty Hall @ The Factory

230 Franklin Road

Historic Downtown Franklin, TN

(just 20 min. south of downtown Nashville)


For out of town friends we have secured a limited number of rooms at a discounted rate of $189/night at the Drury Inn in Cool Springs, just 5 min. from The Factory. Rooms at this price are limited due to busy tourist traffic in June. We highly recommend booking  as early as possible to secure this rate. 


We also recommend checking out sites like Airbnb and Trivago. Put “Franklin, TN” in your search terms.


Nashville International Airport (BNA) is 20 minutes from the Franklin area. Most hotels in Franklin are less than 5 miles from The Factory. We recommend using Uber/Lyft if not renting a car.


Once you register, you will have access to a registrant-only portal to connect with other attendees and arrange ride-sharing and/or room-sharing options, if desired.


$249 Community / $299 Clinical through June 10

$299 / $349 starting June 11


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