Nutrition Therapy: Advanced Counseling Skills

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Bridget M. Klawitter
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2007 - 315 pages

This practical text presents a wealth of fresh ideas and techniques for strengthening counseling skills to face real-world issues in nutrition therapy. It offers students and practitioners advice on ways to increase referrals, decrease no-shows, and overcome common barriers to effective counseling. The Third Edition also explores strategies for counseling patients with AIDS, diabetes, and other chronic diseases, for group therapy, for teaching developmental skills, and for end-of-life counseling.

This edition has a new reader-friendly design and layout. New learning activities—including case studies and critical thinking exercises—encourage students to apply what they have learned to common situations in clinical practice.

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Contents

Steven J Danish PhD Sarah Laidlaw MS RD
20
Child Adolescent and Family
22
Klawitter PhD RD CD FADA Jean Schreiner MS RD Private Business
30
The Adult Learner
32
Personality Styles
46
Cultural Competency in Counseling
55
Assuring and Measuring Professional
63
Karin Kratina PhD
155
Challenges in Lifestyle Management
177
Using
191
Education
225
Renal Disease
234
INTEGRATING THEORY SKILLS
263
Successful Business Skills
279
Physical and Psychosocial Assessment
307
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About the author (2007)

Kathy King has been an entrepreneur since 1972 when she started her private practice specializing in outpatient counseling. She has counseled over 6,000 patients as well as consulted for sports teams, a dialysis center, drug rehab programs, spas and food companies. Kathy hosted her own nationally syndicated radio talk show in 1989 and has authored nine books. Her company, Helm Publishing, publishes books and self-study courses for the continuing education of dietitians and nurses.

Director, Clinical Nutrition and Diabetes Services, Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare-All Saints, Racine, Wisconsin

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