Ida-Stiliana Gjinali, MS, CBC, a resident of Bayside NY has been awarded National Board Certification by the American Association of Bariatric Counselors (AABC). After completing a specialized training and education program she was credentialed as a Board Certified Bariatric Counselor (CBC).
Ms. Gjinali completed her graduate education at Touro College in NYC and received a Master of Science Degree in Mental Health Counseling. As a post-graduate at Touro she enhanced her education and received an Advanced Certificate in Bariatric Science.
As a Mental Health Counselor with a specialty Bariatric Science she now has the credentials and skills to treat all forms of obesity and related psychosocial disorders.
Board Certified Bariatric Professionals are already licensed/certified health and education professionals. They include medical doctors, professional educators, mental health professionals, nurses, nutritionists and other related disciplines that engage in research, diagnosis, treatment and prevention of obesities and related disorders.
The pandemic of obesity and the need for specialized Bariatric Science trained professionals 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 fellows have successfully completed all requisite training and education. They must continue their specialized training and education to maintain Board Certification.
For more information, please contact Stephen Phillips, Public Policy Officer for AABC.
Phone: 917 562.0115