Dr. Karen-Sue Newby Psy.D., a specialist in sport, performance, health, and recovery psychology from North, Texas 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. Newby holds a doctorate in Sports Performance and Health psychology. She has eleven years of experience as a health and wellness education professional. She is also a National Wellness Institute, Certified Health and Wellness Practitioner, Certified Dementia and Alzheimer Practitioner, and a Nationally Certified Psychiatric Technician.
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 experience will help fulfill the AABC global mission of providing best practices in the care, treatment, and prevention of obesity and related disorders.