Kevin Stolper, M.A., awarded National Board Certification

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Kevin Stolper received national board certification

Kevin Stolper, M.A.

Kevin Stolper, M.A., has been awarded National Board Certification by the American Association of Bariatric Counselors (AABC). After completing a specialized training and education program in Bariatric Science, he was credentialed as a Board Certified Bariatric Counselor (CBC) on March 3, 2014.

Kevin is a mental health professional, practicing both as a Marriage and Family Therapist Intern and as a Life Coach for the past 3 years. As a native Angeleno with a private practice, Kevin employs a biopsychosocial perspective in helping people overcome their struggles with various issues. He has been extremely passionate about being on the forefront of this developing and specialized field of Bariatric Counseling. Kevin is excited to address the mental health component of obesity that is far too often ignored. He received his professional degree from Antioch University and is currently a member of California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists.

Board Certified Bariatric Professionals are already licensed/certified health and education professionals. They include medical doctors, educators, psychologists, nurses, nutritionists and other disciplines that engage in research, diagnosis, treatment and prevention of obesities and related disorders.

The pandemic of obesity and the need for specialized Bariatric Science led to the development of AABC that now has a national and international fellowship.

Board Certification by the American Association of Bariatric Counselors affirms that its follows have successfully completed all requisite training and education and must continue their specialized training and education to maintain Board Certification

For more information, please contact Stephen Phillips, Public Policy Officer for AABC.

Email: stephen.phillips@aabc-certification.org Phone: 917.562.0115

Stephen Phillips New Director for AABC

The American Association of Bariatric Counselors (AABC) (www.aabc-certification.org) has appointed Stephen Phillips, MA, CBC, as the Director of Public Policy and Legislation.

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Stephen Phillips appointed Director of Public Policy and Legislation

The pandemic of obesity and the need for specialized Bariatric Science Professionals led to the development of AABC that now has a national and international fellowship. In 2013, the American Medical Association House of Delegates voted and classified obesity as “a disease state with multiple pathophysiological aspects requiring a range of interventions”.

Board Certified Bariatric Professionals are already licensed/certified health and education professionals. They include medical doctors, educators, psychologists, nurses, nutritionists and other disciplines that engage in research, diagnosis, treatment and prevention of obesities and related disorders.

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