Dr. Sarah Sarhaddi, Psy.D., a Licensed Clinical Psychologist from Oak Brook, Illinois, 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 (BCBC).
Dr. Sarhaddi has 13 years of clinical experience and has practiced in a variety of settings, including clinics, hospitals, and private practice. She is currently an integral member of the bariatric surgery department of Elmhurst Hospital where she conducts bariatric pre-surgical evaluations and provides therapy for post-surgical individuals and groups
Recognizing the need for specialized training in Bariatric Science led to her fellowship with AABC. Because of her commitment to bariatric care, AABC awarded her an academic scholarship. Her extensive professional training 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