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.
Part I: THE PEOPLE INVOLVED Chapter 1: The Nutrition Therapist Chapter 2: Counseling: Child, Adolescent, and Family Chapter 3: Counseling: The Adult Learner Chapter 4: Personality Styles Chapter 5: Cultural Competency in Counseling Chapter 6: Assuring and Measuring Professional Competence
Part II: INTEGRATING THEORY, SKILLS, AND PRACTICE Chapter 7: Physical and Psychosocial Assessment Chapter 8: Counseling Skills for Behavior Change Chapter 9: Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy Chapter 10: Inpatient Counseling and the Continuum of Care Chapter 11: Group Therapy Chapter 12: Exercise Resistance, Obsession, and Recommendations Chapter 13: The Challenge of Maintaining Change
Part III: DEALING WITH WEIGHT AND CHRONIC DISEASE Chapter 15: Weight Management: Counseling Challenges in Lifestyle Management Chapter 16: Empowerment Counseling: Using the Feminist Therapy Perspective Chapter 17: Counseling Clients with Eating Disorders Chapter 18: Counseling People with Chronic Disease Chapter 19: Motivational Interviewing and Diabetes Education Chapter 20: Renal Disease Chapter 21: Counseling a Person with HIV/AIDS Chapter 22: End-of-Life Counseling
Part IV: MAXIMIZING SUCCESS Chapter 22: Reimbursement, Documentation, and HIPAA Chapter 23: Successful Business Skills