Rebecca Cayford, LMHC, a licensed mental health counselor from Palm Bay, Florida, has been awarded National Board Certification by the American Association of Bariatric
Counselors (AABC). After completing a specialized fellowship training and education program in bariatric science, she was recently credentialed as a Board Certified. Bariatric Counselor (CBC).
Rebecca earned her Professional Counselor master’s degree from Southeastern University. In addition to her mental health training, she has accumulated 40 years of clinical experience as a Licensed and Registered Nurse, with specialty in post-operative bariatric surgery care and treatment.
Rebecca has established a private mental health practice, Cayford Counseling, LLC, in Melbourne, FL. In addition, she serves as the pre-bariatric surgery evaluator for Advanced Surgical and Weight Loss Institute, in Rockledge, FL.
Recognizing her vast and unique clinical experience and training in the physical and social sciences, AABC awarded her a fellowship scholarship. Her professional accomplishments and clinical experience will help fulfill the AABC global mission of providing best practices in the care, treatment and prevention of obesity and related disorders.