I have reviewed your request and let's see if we can put everything in proper perspective for you. Let me start off by saying, "don't be too hard on yourself with respect to not understanding the realm of psychology." Most psychologists do not either. :-) The most important thing to remember is that no matter what approach you employ in helping a person the main goal is to change behavior. The goal is always the same, although the technique or approach may vary. Having said that, the next thing to keep in mind is that everything you do must be operationalized. What I mean here is that you must define your approach to changing behavior as well as define that which you want to change. In your instance the two concepts are obesity ...
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