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FAQs


HOW LONG IS THE HCG DIET TRAINING?

The training consists of 7 modules, each of which are approximately 30 – 60 minutes long.

ARE EACH OF THE HCG DIET TRAINING MODULES ACCESSIBLE ONLY FOR THAT LENGTH OF TIME?

NO. They are available all weekend of the training date from 9am Saturday to 9pm Sunday. Time zones are taken into consideration to accommodate the various zones. This also gives you the opportunity to watch them at your own pace over a 2 day period.

DO I GET A MANUAL WITH THE HCG DIET TRAINING?

Yes, if you register by the deadline, you will be shipped a color, spiral-bound, hard copy manual in time for the training. If you do not register by the deadline, there is not enough time to receive your manual before the training and you will need to wait until the HCG Diet Training is offered again. If you are located outside North America, we will make arrangements for a specific training weekend date to accommodate you after you receive your training materials.

HOW DO I FIND OUT THE DETAILS, DATES AND COSTS OF THE NEXT TRAINING?

Training are offered 1 Saturday a month and the 6 training modules are accessible from 9am Saturday to 9pm Sunday. For those who purchase the Dieter Forms on CD, a 7th FREE Bonus training is provided covering all the forms in detail and we encourage you to watch this module after successfully completing all the other modules..

Final registration for each month’s training is Friday by 5pm EST, the week before the training.  For more information, go to the Training Information Page. Here you will find 2 web pages of details, as well as the Training Program outline. At the end of the 2nd web page, you can receive dates and costs buy completing and submitting the form. Information will appear on the next page after submission, as well as you will receive an email with details within 3 to 5 minutes.

WHAT IS THE PROCESS FOR THE HCG DIET TRAINING CERTIFICATION?

The HCG Diet Certification is optional and questions / answers follow each module.   The questions follow each module and you are alerted on the fly if you missed any. For more details: visit: http://www.hcgdietcouncil.org/hcg-diet-training-certification/

WHO IS ELIGIBLE TO TAKE THE HCG DIET COUNCIL TRAINING?

The HCG Diet Council Training and Certification Program is available around the World to Health Care Professionals, Nutritionists, Dieticians and Personal Fitness Trainers. The HCG Diet Council training is not offered to the general public nor someone wanting to become a “weight loss coach”.

CAN I RECEIVE EDUCATIONAL CREDITS (CEU’s) FOR THE HCG DIET TRAINING?

The HCG Diet Council is solely focused on offering valid, standardized information to Health Care Professionals about Dr. Simeons’ work, the HCG Diet and gathering HCG Diet research and is not a a CEU accreditation program at this time.  If we do decide to incorporate one in the future, we will update the information on our website and send out an email to you if you are registered to receive information from us.

ARE YOU A NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATION?

We are an organization run by an Advisory Council of Health Care Professional volunteers who are not compensated for the time involved in gathering research, keeping members up to date and/or overseeing the HCG Diet Council. The Council Training charges a fee and Membership is available to everyone at a nominal price and reduces your training fee. Membership support is optimum to prove to your patients your association with The HCG Diet Council and is greatly appreciated to help cover our operating costs.

WHERE ARE YOU LOCATED?

We are located in St. Petersburg, Florida and coordinate our efforts through the additional voluntary services of Dr. Golden’s company: Beyond Transformations, a division of Weight Loss Products, LLC.

HOW LONG HAVE YOU BEEN AROUND?

Dr Golden began working with HCG Dieters in her Clinic in St. Petersburg, FL in 2007, after spending 8 years as a health care Professional offering many modalities. After discovering the amazing results of the HCG Diet, she added this service to her Clinic and subsequently went on to develop a complete HCG Diet Functional Medicine Program, as well as began teaching other Professionals how to correctly over see HCG Dieters for better long term results. Dr. Beth founded the HCG Diet Council in 2009 and launched the formal training program shortly thereafter. Many Professionals who begin with the Council training move on to learn Dr Golden’s complete system offered through her personal company: Beyond Transformations.

AS A PROFESSIONAL, WHY WOULD I WANT TO BECOME A MEMBER OR TAKE THE HCG DIET TRAINING?

The HCG Diet Council is positioned as the vehicle to provide standardization of information to Health Care Professionals about Dr. Simeons’ work and what has transpired to date.  As a Member, you are supporting this position and by participating in the training you are investing in quality education to better your understanding of the HCG Diet and to the betterment of your HCG Diet Patients. Your Training, Membership and Credentials will give your patients the confidence they are looking for in your knowledge and expertise about the HCG Diet. You will walk away from the training with the truth about the history of the HCG Diet and a better understanding of what it can and cannot do and your legal liability in making claims outside of these perimeters.

HOW DO I GET MORE INFORMATION ABOUT COSTS OF THE HCG DIET TRAINING, HCG DIET CERTIFICATION AND HCG DIET COUNCIL MEMBERSHIP?

START HERE to land on the 2 page overview on our website that covers most everything you want to know on information about the costs, training, certification and Membership options.  Also, as a reminder, we do not provides details and costs through the Chat option.

DO YOU “POLICE THE INTERNET” AND THE CLAIMS I SEE WEBSITES MAKING?

We undoubtedly know more abut the HCG Diet and see more on the internet than the average individual, but no, “we do not police” or monitor the internet. We offer information on our website and through our trainings as to the correct, legal information we support in regard to the HCG Diet.  Outlandish claims and promises to cure weight problems are not supported whatsoever by The HCG Diet Council and more details are covered in Module 6 – Legal Liability.

WHO DOES THE HCG DIET COUNCIL TRAINING?

The lead educator is Beth Golden, PhD, ND and our Founder.   She has been involved intensely with the HCG Diet since early 2007, has trained with Dr. Daniel Belluscio, MD from Argentina. Dr. Belluscio mentored with Dr. Simeons in the 60s and he has personally worked with more than 35,000 patients since then.  Beth Golden has worked with 10’s of thousands of HCG Dieters and 1000’s of Health Care Professionals, as well as many forms of prescription and homeopathic hCG since 2007, including the formulation of many of her own HCG Diet Products, Detoxification Programs and HCG Diet Oil Free Natural Skincare Products.  She has  trained, lectured and given personal advice to 1000’s of Health Care Professionals throughout the World how to effectively oversee HCG Dieters.

Through these trainings, Beth’s mission continues to be to help properly educate Health Care Professionals on the details and history of the HCG Diet since the 1950s and continue to monitor HCG Diet Research on the efficacy of the HCG Diet.