Helping a Child with Overeating (Originally aired April 17, 2017)
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- Sep 7, 2017 11:00 pm
- 24:21 mins
Guest: Michelle Maidenberg, PhD, President and Clinical Director of Westchester Group Works, Author of “Free Your Child from Overeating” More than one-third of children and teens in the United States are overweight or obese, which means there are millions of parents across the country grappling with how to help their children reach a healthier weight, without making the problem worse. It can be agonizing. What if a parent’s well-meaning efforts backfire and the child develops an eating disorder? What if encouraging your child to make better food choices just leads them to indulge further? There’s so much emotion – and so much at stake – for parents in this situation; many are simply paralyzed, unsure what to do. Check out Maidenberg's website here.