Counseling Overweight Adults

Counseling Overweight Adults

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If it's a struggle motivating clients to change their behavior in order to lose weight, this book is for you. In it, you'll find tools and resources designed to help you and your patient pinpoint and successfully overcome specific weight loss obstacles. Based on a unique strategy developed by Dr. Robert Kushner, the content is structured around three key areas of weight management: * Eating Patterns * Exercise Patterns * Coping Patterns The book will walk you through the Lifestyle Patterns Inventory, a key instrument that will reveal the eating, exercise and coping styles of a particular patient. It provides tools, sample dialogues and counseling tips that will help you tailor strategies for your client's unique needs. The accompanying CD-ROM includes: * An interactive version of the Lifestyle Patterns Quiz that tabulates the results and presents them in useful graphs * Handouts that you can print out when you need them * Helpful forms to use with the patient, including a food and activity log, a progress tracking chart and much more. The CD-ROM should autorun on most personal computersTable 4.5 aœb Patient Tips for Making Healthy Food Choices When Eating Out Use Available Nutrition Information Restaurants are ... Sour cream, cheese, guacamole a€c Bean soup a€c Full entrees and meal platters a€c Black beans a€c Margaritas, sangria a€c Easy on the cheese or ... Indian a€c Dishes with beans and lentils a€c Deep-fried bread and appetizers a€c Make without cream a€c Roasted meats/ tandoori style a€c Dishesanbsp;...

Title:Counseling Overweight Adults
Author:Robert F. Kushner, Nancy Kushner, Dawn Jackson Blatner
Publisher:American Dietetic Associati - 2009


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