Dr. Robert Kushner

Healthy Weight Loss Solutions that Fit Your Lifestyle

Counseling Overweight Adults: The Lifestyle Patterns Approach and Toolkit

Counseling Overweight Adults: The Lifestyle Patterns Approach and Toolkit
by Robert F. Kushner, M.D., Nancy Kushner, M.S.N., R.N. and Dawn Jackson Blatner, R.D.

Publisher:
The American Dietetic Association, September, 2008

If itís a struggle to motivate clients to change their behaviors in order to lose weight, this book is for you. Using Dr. Kushnerís innovative approach, clinicians learn how to uncover and overcome their patientís unique challenges. Interactive Lifestyle Patterns Quiz, printable forms and pattern-specific educational handouts available on CD-ROM.

"The book offers a structured weight loss approach, a straightforward assessment tool, and easy to follow treatment plans that will serve as valuable resources to a broad range of health care professionals."

Reviewed by Amy Gorin, PhD,
University of Connecticut
The American Journal of Lifestyle Medicine
July/​August 2009

"The electronic quiz saves a good deal of valuable counseling time by providing the caregiver with broad insights into this person's challenges to making lasting behavior changes."

Daniel H. Bessesen, M.D.
University of Colorado Denver
Obesity and Weight Management Journal
August, 2009