Adressing the Stigma behind Therapy
Dr. Armando Gonzalez, LMFT, confronts the stigma behind therapy (counseling) and also tackles the difficult truth between the differences in how a psychologist and therapist conceptualize problems.
Highlights of Armando’s Research with NBC’s The Biggest Loser
My Fight With Fat (MFWF) Dr. Armando Gonzalez, LMFT, talks with MFWF Founder Armando Aguilar about the common themes found in his research with former contestants of NBC’s The Biggest Loser.
The Trauma of Living Life Overweight
My Fight With Fat (MFWF) Dr. Armando Gonzalez, LMFT, talks with MFWF Founder Armando Aguilar about his story and experience of being overweight. Topics include viewing our history of obesity as a trauma that must be healed, the stigma of obesity, the downside to rapid weight loss, and the importance to making a commitment to loving yourself.
Therapy’s Role in Obesity & Weight Loss Treatment
Armando talks about the results and implications of his research with past contestants of NBC’s “The Biggest Loser” and his revolutionary philosophy on using therapy in conjunction with weight loss to increase long term success.
Getting to The Root of Binge/Emotional Eating
My Fight With Fat (MFWF) In Part II of our interview with Dr. Armando Gonzalez, LMFT, our therapist discusses his work with clients around obesity & weight loss including his research with NBC’s “The Biggest Loser.” Topics include–therapy’s ability to get to the root of the internal causes leading to emotional eating, binge eating, and consequently obesity–and the negative effects of bariatric surgery.
Dispelling the Stigma of Therapy
My Fight With Fat (MFWF) welcomes Dr. Armando Gonzalez, LMFT to the family in this first of a two part video. Armando discusses the stigma behind therapy, the difference between a therapist and a psychologist or a psychiatrist, and briefly talks about his work with clients around obesity and weight loss including his research with NBC’s “The Biggest Loser.”
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