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CBT for Weight Loss - Hilliard
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When: Friday, December 16, 2016
8:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Where: United States

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Please join us for a 6 hour continuing education training approved for Social Workers, Counselors and Marriage and Family Therapists. CBT for Weight Loss teaches valuable cognitive and behavioral skills to initiate and sustain weight loss, and maintain healthy weight. The process of achieving weight loss becomes much easier after creating new habits and forming a fresh perspective on food, hunger, weight, and dieting. In this workshop, you will learn specific techniques to teach lasting changes in unhelpful thinking and behavior regarding food and eating. Together, we will: Discuss the problems people encounter while dieting and exercising List advantages for losing weight and keeping it off Review the basics of cognitive behavioral therapy and the cognitive model Discuss ways to motivate people to start a weight loss program, continue losing weight, and keep it off forever Discuss the many sabotaging and negative thoughts that interfere with weight loss success and how to tackle these thoughts successfully Discuss the common challenges dieters encounter and learn how to conquer these situations with ease. Discuss how to incorporate the habits of healhty people in order to ensure long term success. Review the structure and tenants of CBT for weight loss in both individual and group formats with a discussion of the positives and negatives of both Emphasize the importance of weekly Action Plans to practice skills, develop new habits, and monitor success with reframing negative and sabotaging thoughts Whether you are proficient with CBT or not, this workshop will prepare you to help others to lose weight and keep it off successfully. Cost to attend: $200 Presenter: Matthew Lowe, DO is the CEO and Medical Director of Providers for Healthy Living. He is board certified in general psychiatry and child and adolescent psychiatry, and is board eligible in obesity medicine. Dr. Lowe was trained in CBT for Weight Loss earlier this year and has been using it successfully in both individual and group settings since. He is currently seeking certification in CBT through the Academy of Cognitive Therapy as well as certification in DBT through Dialectical Behavior Therapy National Certification and Accreditation Association (DBTNCAA). Dr. Lowe enjoys working with patients of all ages conducting diagnostic evaluations, medication evaluations, therapy sessions, and psychological testing. He also enjoys teaching and training, and looks forward to sharing his knowledge with others.

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3933 Trueman Blvd

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