An EAP Counselor with Regional Health’s Employee Assistance Program, 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, she was credentialed as a Board Certified Bariatric Counselor (CBC) on April 23, 2013.
Diana provides short-term, crisis intervention counseling and management consultation for all employees and their families of Regional Health. Her expertise includes issues of domestic violence and weight management. Currently Diana is a member of Regional Health’s Wellness Committee which promotes wellness for all Regional Health employees.
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 worldwide 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: firstname.lastname@example.org Phone: 917.562.0115