Dr. Kimberly Kohli Awarded National Bariatric Board Certification

Kimberly Kohli, Ph.D., CBC

Kimberly Kohli, Ph.D. a licensed psychologist from Lewis Center, Ohio 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).

Dr. Kohl is currently an integral member of Fairfield Healthcare Professionals an Affiliate of Fairfield Medical Center. The scope of her clinical experience includes, providing mental health services for the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction as well as the Ohio Department of Developmental Disabilities. Dr. Kohli has a great deal of psychological testing experience and conducts pre bariatric surgery assessment and evaluations. Continue reading

Christine McReynolds, LCSW, Awarded National Bariatric Board Certification

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Christine McReynolds, LCSW, CBC

Christine McReynolds, LCSW, a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, from Lompoc, California, 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).

Currently at Lompoc Valley Medical Center she is an integral member of their weight loss surgery team. Her clinical experience includes acute and long term care, as well as providing social services in public schools. She serves on the Board of Directors of the Central Coast Commission for Senior Citizens. She holds a Master of Social Work from Columbia University and a Bachelor of Science from UC Davis.

Recognizing Christine’s scholarship and diverse clinical experience, AABC awarded her a fellowship scholarship in their Bariatric Certification and Credentialing Program. Her clinical acumen and commitment to bariatric patients furthers the AABC global mission of providing best practices in the care, treatment and prevention of obesity and related disorders.

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Renetta Weaver, LCSW, Awarded National Bariatric Board Certification

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Renetta Weaver, LCSW, CBC

Renetta Weaver, LCSW, a Licensed Clinical Social Worker from Maryland has been awarded National Bariatric 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).

She completed her Social Work graduate training at the University of Maryland and has earned a Ph.D. in Metaphysical Science from The Anu Practice, Accredited by the Board of Metaphysics. In addition, Dr. Weaver has co-authored two anthologies: Black Therapists Rock-A Glimpse Through the Eyes of Experts and Unchain Me Mama; The Forgiveness Factor.

After many years of struggling with her physical and emotional weight problems she has come to realize that it takes longer to lose the emotional weight than it does to lose the scale weight.

She practices in both Maryland and Washington, DC. The scope of her practice is to provide continuing education to for health professionals as well as provide therapeutic support for bariatric patients.

To provide the most current techniques and best clinical practices in bariatric science, she recently completed a post-graduate fellowship with the American Association of Bariatric Counselors and has been credentialed as a Certified Bariatric Counselor (CBC). Her scholarship, clinical training and commitment and dedication to community public health will further the AABC global mission of providing best practices in the care and treatment of those suffering from obesity and related disorders.

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Email: carrie.moraites@aabc-certification.org
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Jessica Genel, MS, RD, Awarded National Bariatric Board Certification

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Jessica Genel MS, RD CBC

Jessica Genel MS, RD, a Registered Dietitian from San Diego, California, 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).

Jessica earned her bachelor’s degree in nutrition at Guadalajara University in Mexico and then received a scholarship from McGill University in Montreal, Canada; where she received a master’s degree in human nutrition.  Her professional education and interest in food, nutrition and culture took her from Mexico to Canada, Australia and then to the US.

Currently she counsels patients preparing for bariatric surgery at the Sharp Memorial Hospital, Bariatric Surgery Department in San Diego CA. Post-surgery she continues to support patients transition through significant behavioral, nutritional and lifestyle changes.

Recognizing Jessica’s scholarship and vast nutrition and cultural experience, AABC awarded her a fellowship scholarship in their Bariatric Certification and Credentialing Program. Her worldview, clinical acumen and commitment to bariatric patients furthers the AABC global mission of providing best practices in the care, treatment and prevention of obesity, and related disorders.

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Email: carrie.moraites@aabc-certification.org
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Teoh Soo Huat, M.D., M.Med., Awarded Bariatric Board Certification

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Teoh Soo Huat, M.D., M.Med., CBC

Dr. Teoh Soo Huat, M.D., M.Med., a family physician and medical lecturer from Malaysia, 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, he was recently credentialed as a Board Certified Bariatric Counselor (CBC).

Dr. Teoh earned his medical degree and family medicine postgraduate qualification from Universiti Sains Malaysia. He has completed the World Obesity’s Strategic Continue reading

María José Camacho-González, MS, CBC, Awarded Bariatric Board Certification

María José Camacho-González, MS, CBC

Maria Jose Comacho-Gonzales, a licensed psychologist from San Juan, Puerto Rico 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 he was recently credentialed as a Board Certified Bariatric Counselor (CBC).

She completed her Bachelor’s degree in psychology at The University of Puerto Rico Mayaguez Campus, her Master’s degree in Counseling Psychology at Carlos Continue reading