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Karen R. Koenig, M.Ed., LCSW and Paige O'Mahoney, M.D., CHWC

Karen R. Koenig, M.Ed., LCSW and Paige O'Mahoney, M.D., CHWC
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Karen R. Koenig, M.Ed., LCSW (L), is a psychotherapist, blogger, educator, and expert on the psychology of eating—the why and how, not the what, of it—with 30 years of experience teaching chronic dieters and overeaters how to become “normal” eaters and develop a positive relationship with food and their bodies. She is the author of six previous books on eating and weight. Koenig teams up with Paige O’Mahoney to provide a cutting edge way for doctors and health care providers to treat high weight patients in a new book, “Helping Patients Outsmart Overeating: Psychological Strategies for Doctors and Health Care Providers” (January 12, 2017). Paige O’Mahoney, M.D., CHWC (R), is the co-author, with eating disorders therapist Karen R. Koenig, M.Ed., LCSW, of Helping Patients Outsmart Overeating: Psychological Strategies for Doctors and Health Care Providers. A health and wellness coach, certified Intuitive Eating counselor, retired pediatrician, author, and foodie, she helps men and women overcome overeating and create deliberate, satisfying lives. Information about her coaching practice, workshops, trainings for health professionals, meal planning tips, and recipes may be found at www.deliberatelifewellness.com.
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5 Reasons Patients Ignore Doctors’ Eating and Fitness Advice

Why do these patients continue to sabotage themselves? Here are five clinical explanations.