Robin Spencer, BS, MS Awarded National Bariatric Board Certification

Robin Spencer, BS, MS, CBC

Robin Spencer, BS, MS, who specializes in Health Sciences Health Education, from Wingdale, NY, 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).

 

Robin earned her Bachelor and Master Degrees, in Health Sciences Health Education, from Trident University International, in California. In addition, she has completed a Massage Therapy program at Florida Metropolitan University.

Robin has personally experienced a lifetime of all the biopsychosocial insults of obesity and has remarkably been able to overcome that lifetime of suffering. That experience has inspired her passion to help to other bariatric patients find resolution.

Recognizing her personal achievements and professional training. AABC awarded her a fellowship Scholarship in their Bariatric Certification and Credentialing Program. Her commitment too public health and health education will further the AABC global mission of providing best practices in the care, treatment and prevention of obesity, and related disorders.

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Denise Schuster, MA, LPC, Awarded National Bariatric Board Certification

Denise Schuster, MA, LPC, CBC

Denise Schuster, MA, LPC a Licensed Professional Counselor from Brunswick, Georgia, 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).

Ms. Schuster earned a Master’s Degree in Clinical Psychology from Eastern Illinois University. With 37 years of experience, she has worked with individuals suffering from depression, anxiety, self-esteem issues, addiction, trauma and adjustment disorders. Her clinical experience includes outpatient mental health clinics, children’s psychiatric hospital and residential substance abuse facilities. Denise’s client centered treatment modalities include CBT, DBT, REIT.

As a Certified Bariatric Counselor, she is an integral member of the Emerald Island Counseling team that provides bariatric counseling and pre-surgery required clearances for patients considering weight-loss surgery. Emerald Isle Counseling partners with bariatric surgeons to not only assist the patient in completing all preoperative requirements but to aid in best possible outcomes.

Because of her vast professional experience and compassionate commitment to bariatric care, AABC awarded her an academic scholarship.  Her professional accomplishments and clinical stature will help fulfill the AABC global mission of providing best practices in the care, treatment and prevention of obesity and related disorders.

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Rola Enouz, MS, RD, Awarded Bariatric Board Certification

Rola Enouz, MS, RD, CBC

Rola Enouz, MS, RD, a Clinical Registered Dietician and Nutritionist from Abu Dhabi, UAE has been awarded 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).

Ms. Enouz is currently an integral member of the multidisciplinary team at London Consulting Medical Center in Abu Dhabi. With more than 10 years of clinical experience in both public and private sectors, she provides public education and nutrition counseling for individuals and families. In addition, she counsels patients, pre and post bariatric surgery.  She also continues to provide public health education on various social medal platforms.

Rola Enouz received her professional training in Dietetics and Nutrition from Jordan University of Science and Technology in 2009. She is an active member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and a Senior Fellow of the American Association of Bariatric Counselors.

Recognizing her clinical experience, and specialized training, AABC awarded her a scholarship in their Bariatric Certification and Credentialing Program. Her professional acumen and commitment to public health will further the AABC global mission of providing best practices in the care, treatment and prevention of obesity, and related disorders.

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Linda L. Williams MA, MSW, LCSWA, Awarded Bariatric Board Certification

Linda L. Williams, MSW, LCSWA, CBC

Linda L. Williams, MSW, LCSWA, a Licensed Clinical Social Worker from Charlotte, NC 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).

Linda received her Master’s Degree in Psychology from Perdue Global University as well as a Master’s Degree in Social Work from Edinboro University. She is the founder of Free Your Mind Consulting LLC located in Charlotte, North Carolina that provides a safe space for clients to achieve freedom from anything that has prohibited their growth. Free Your Mind provides counseling, consultation, and coaching services to clients. For more information about Free Your Mind Consulting please visit www.freeyourmindconsultingllc.com.

As a Certified Bariatric Counselor, she specializes in therapeutic treatment of the biopsychosocial implications of obesity. Her treatment modalities target difficult chronic problems that address the synthesis of mental health and physical health.

Recognition of the need for specialized training in Bariatric Science led to her fellowship with AABC. Because of her commitment to bariatric care and public health AABC awarded her an academic scholarship.

Her compassionate commitment to bariatric therapeutic care and treatment, as well as 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.

Linda resides in Charlotte North Carolina with her wife and two children. She recharges by traveling, gardening, and spending time with her loves.

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Rida Abeer, MS, RD, Awarded Bariatric Board Certification

Rida Abeer, MS, RD, CBC

Rida Abeer, MS, RD, a Clinical Dietitian from the United Arab Emirates 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 Rida serves as a clinical dietitian at a tertiary care, private hospital in the UAE, where she counsels patients pre and post bariatric surgery. As a researcher she has investigated the “Neurobiological and Behavioral Correlates of Food Intake,” at the Imperial College of London, UK.

After obtaining her BSc. in Clinical Nutrition and Dietetics, from the United Arab Emirates, Rida went on to pursue her MSc in Clinical Nutrition from the UK.

She has also recently received the Bariatric Care Specialist accreditation by the Surgical Review Corporation (SRC).

Recognition of the obesity pandemic and the need for specialized training in Bariatric Science led to her fellowship with AABC. Because of her commitment to bariatric care and public health AABC awarded her an academic 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.

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Huda Al Ashqar RD, Awarded Bariatric Board Certification

Huda Al Ashqar RD, CBC

Huda Al Ashqar, RD, a Clinical Registered Dietician and Nutritionist from Abu Dhabi, UAE has been awarded 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).

Ms. Al Ashqar is currently an integral member of the multidisciplinary team at Danat Al Emarat for Woman and Children Hospital in Abu Dhabi. With more than 10 years of clinical experience in both public and private sectors, she provides public education and nutrition counseling for individuals and families. In addition, she counsels patients, pre and post bariatric surgery.  She also continues to provide public health education on various social medal platforms.

Huda Al Ashqar received her professional training in Dietetics and Nutrition from the United Arab Emirates University 2008. She is an active member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and a Senior Fellow of the American Association of Bariatric Counselors.

Recognizing her clinical experience, and specialized training, AABC awarded her a scholarship in their Bariatric Certification and Credentialing Program. Her professional acumen and commitment to public health will further the AABC global mission of providing best practices in the care, treatment and prevention of obesity, and related disorders.

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