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CBT Radio

Oct 14, 2010

This episode is relevant to both consumers and professionals.

In this episode, R. Trent Codd,III, Ed.S., interviews Lee Kern, LCSW about the behaviorally-based residential weight loss program, Structure House, and issues related to the behavioral treatment of obesity.  A sampling of the topics they discuss include: ยท

  • The Structure House approach to treating obesity
  • The research base supporting this approach
  • Practical strategies for weight loss 
  • Reasonable weight loss goals
  • The importance of exercise and methods of exercising when one has physical limitations which interfere with exercise
  • Causes of obesity
  • Resources for listeners 


Lee Kern, MSW, LCSW, is the Clinical Director at Structure House, a nationally recognized psychologically based residential weight control center in Durham, NC.