Dr. Josephine L. Rodriguez, Ph.D., LMHC, LMFT, NCC, a Nationally Certified Counselor, licensed in both Mental Health and Marriage and Family Counseling, who resides in Coral Springs, Florida,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 recently credentialed as a Board-Certified Bariatric Counselor (CBC).
Dr. Rodriguez practices at Epic Wellness Clinic in Miami Beach, Florida. Utilizing her multi-disciplinary competencies and complimentary therapy techniques, she is able to guide patients to identify dysfunctional behavior patterns, as well as negative self-perceptions. Her skills and unique interventions have been very useful in the treatment of obesity. She completed her professional education and training at Barry University in Miami, and earned Master’s and Doctorate degrees.
Dr. Rodriguez is a lifelong learner, exemplified by professional scholarship. Recognition of the obesity pandemic and the need for specialized competency in bariatric science was the impetus for her post-graduate training and certification with AABC. Her multi-disciplinary education, clinical experience and commitment to 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.