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Counselling Skills for Dietitians (Paperback) (Judy Gable)

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Dietitians needs to use advanced communication skills and technical expertise in order to assess their patients' needs, identify their problems and help them to manage their diets and lifestyles. This book is designed to help dieticians to develop the approach and communication skills most effective in helping others. In view of the ever-increasing emphasis on lifestyle change and preventive measures in health care, it is intended that Counselling Skills for Dietitians will also benefit a wider range of health professionals.

The third edition of this thought-provoking text has been fully revised and updated to reflect recent developments, research and interests in the field. It explores the skills required for dietetic counselling, and includes frequent examples of dialogue from patient consultations, as well as exercises and activities that allow the reader to undergo experiential learning relevant to their practice.

Counselling Skills for Dieticians

Clearly explains theoretical models of accepted counselling practice underpinning the skills described

Has been updated to include additional information on ways to address issues of concern when working with more than one person in the room, as well as topics such as assertiveness skills and eating distress

Addresses practical and psychological issues faced by dietitians and patients

Now provides access to a range of supportive online material, including videos of consultations, case studies and resources for trainers

Includes examples from daily practice to illustrate the difficulties encountered by dietitians and demonstrate the application of counselling skills.
Number of Pages: 255
Genre: Medical
Sub-Genre: Counseling
Format: Paperback
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc
Author: Judy Gable
Language: English
Street Date: February 22, 2016
TCIN: 50863833
UPC: 9781118943809
Item Number (DPCI): 248-12-1751

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