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Clifford, Dawn; Curtis, Laura A. - Motivational Interviewing in Nutrition and Fitness - 9781462524181 - V9781462524181
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Motivational Interviewing in Nutrition and Fitness

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Description for Motivational Interviewing in Nutrition and Fitness Paperback. Num Pages: 276 pages. BIC Classification: MBNH3; MBNH9. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 229 x 152. .
Making and maintaining lasting changes in nutrition and fitness is not easy for anyone. Yet the communication style of a health professional can make a huge difference. This book presents the proven counseling approach known as motivational interviewing (MI) and shows exactly how to use it in day-to-day interactions with clients. MI offers simple yet powerful tools for helping clients work through ambivalence, break free of diets and quick-fix solutions, and overcome barriers to change. Extensive sample dialogues illustrate specific ways to enhance conversations about meal planning and preparation, exercise, body image, disordered eating, and more. Reproducible forms and handouts ... Read more

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About Clifford, Dawn; Curtis, Laura A.
Dawn Clifford, PhD, RD, is Associate Professor and Director of the Didactic Program in Dietetics in the Department of Nutrition and Food Science at California State University, Chico. In addition, she cofounded and is currently Director of FitU, a peer mentoring nutrition and exercise counseling program on campus. She received the Outstanding Dietetics Educator Award from Nutrition and Dietetic Educators ... Read more

Reviews for Motivational Interviewing in Nutrition and Fitness
This book is an excellent introduction to the general principles of MI, as well as specific strategies and techniques. The examples and scripts very clearly illustrate the use of MI in counseling for dietary and physical activity behavior change. As a Registered Dietitian, I especially liked the chapter on nutrition counseling, with its many extended scripts and ideas. The basic ... Read more

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