Counseling Overweight Adults:The Lifestyle Patterns Approach and Toolkit
by Robert F. Kushner, MD,
Nancy Kushner, MSN, RN
and Dawn Jackson Blatner, RD
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.
"I found the book and toolkit to be lifestyle change oriented, evidence-based, easy to use, and overall very practical for helping clients achieve long term success."
Reviewed by Jessica Griffin, RD, LD
Weight Management Matters Newsletter
a dietetic practice group of the ADA
"In sum, the user-friendly Lifestyle Patterns Approach provides health care professionals with tools they can use, even when pressed for time, to help their patients successfully manage their weight."
Reviewed by Amy Gorin, PhD,
University of Connecticut
The American Journal of Lifestyle Medicine
"This is an excellent book by a superb and experienced working clinician. The information is first rate. I learned a lot and I highly recommend it to you."
Daniel H. Bessesen, M.D.
University of Colorado Denver
Obesity and Weight Management Journal Book Review