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What Every Therapist Needs to Know about Treating Food and Weight Issues

What Every Therapist Needs to Know about Treating Food and Weight Issues

Karen R. Koenig

ISBN: 978-0-393-70558-4

*Norton agency titles

320 pages

Select type: Paperback

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Description

Koenig's book is written for practitioners who lack expertise in this area, and provides clinical strategies and therapeutic techniques to explore clients' feelings about food and their bodies to get at the root of these issues. It includes descriptions of how food and weight problems surface in conjunction with psychological and medical conditions, as well as how they create difficulties in various life stages and situations. Packed with insights and practical tips, this unique book teaches clinicians how to help clients make peace with food and the scale and balance nutrition and exercise in a healthy lifestyle.