Cover of Weight Loss and Control (medium)

Weight Loss and Control

Format: VHS
Other Format: DVD [Closed Captioned]
Running Time: Over 100 minutes
Item #: 4310587
ISBN: 978-1-55798-965-9
List Price: $99.95
Member/Affiliate Price: $69.95
Copyright: 2002
Availability: In Stock
FREE Shipping

For individuals in the U.S. & U.S. territories

APA Psychotherapy Training Videos are intended solely for educational purposes for mental health professionals. Viewers are expected to treat confidential material found herein according to strict professional guidelines. Unauthorized viewing is prohibited.

In Weight Loss and Control, Dr. Ann Mary Kearney-Cooke demonstrates her approach to helping clients with issues about weight. Clients who have concerns about weight typically go through a cycle of dieting and bingeing. Dr. Kearney-Cooke works with clients to stop this unhealthy pattern by teaching them self-regulatory skills as well as forming realistic weight loss goals. She uses a cognitive–behavioral approach combined with interpersonal therapy, as oftentimes, clients overeat in part because of relationship issues.

In this session, Dr. Kearney-Cooke works with a client who has struggled with losing weight for many years. Following the birth of her child almost 1 year ago, the client reports that she lost a lot of weight; however, she has been unable to keep the weight off and is now interested in developing healthy eating habits and learning how to maintain weight loss. Dr. Kearney-Cooke takes an inventory of the client's history, her strengths, and her daily demands and resources. Dr. Kearney-Cooke then teaches her strategies for portion control as well as ways to set boundaries around mealtime that will result in more mindful eating.

About the Therapist
Suggested Readings