Wed, 23 January 2008
Dr Fitness and the Fat Guy Interview Dr. Kerby Alvy . He Explains How Positive Parenting Can Help Childhood Obesity
We're trying something new. First we will podcast our show in it's entirety then we'll release just the guest interviews during the week. So please click on the PLAY button to listen to Dr. Fitness and the Fat Guy interview positive parenting expert Dr Kerby Alvy.
Dr. Alvy is a clinical child psychologist and internationally respected authority on parenting and parent training. He is the Executive Director and Founder of the Center for the Improvement of Child Caring which is famous for creating model parent training programs. He is also the Founder and a Founding Board Member of the National Effective Parenting Initiative. Dr. Alvy is a prolific author of books and articles on parenting, parent training, child development, and child abuse prevention, as well as authoring and co-authoring parenting education programs and seminars. Tonight he talked about the topic of childhood obesity form his his book The Positive Parent. Raising Healthy, Happy and Successful Children Birth- Adolescence. Dr. Alvy said that dealing with a child struggling with being overweight or obesity usually requires some professional help. And that the parent has to deal with their own feelings regarding weight and their child's weight in order to be successful. And he emphasized the importance of the parents role modeling a physically active lifestyle and healthy eating. His segment was filled with parenting tips and advice about losing weight and also eating disorders. Please go to his website for more information and all his books www.kerbya.com
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