Behavior Therapy

  • Skill Level
  • Lectures
    1 Video
  • Enrolled
    57 students
  • Sample Certificate

What you'll learn

Behavior therapy is a group of methods that help to overcome barriers in compliance with dietary therapy and physical activity. Hence it is an important component of weight loss. It is a combination of education of nutrition and physical activity. Behavior therapies can produce weight loss in adults in the range of 10% of baseline weight over a period of 4 months to 1 year. read more »»

The basis of behavior therapy is that by changing the eating and physical activity habits, it is possible to change body weight. However, to change these patterns a lot of mental motivation is also required in addition to changes in the environment. Learn all this and more in this course designed by Medvarsity and Dosily.

Who should attend?

  • Nutritionists,
  • Dieticians,
  • General practitioners,
  • Primary care physicians,
  • Undergraduate medical students (Interns),
  • Postgraduate students in medicine, Nurses,
  • Life science graduates,
  • AYUSH students,
  • Students interested in Biological Sciences,
  • Athletes

Key concepts covered include:

An overview of:

  • Role of behavior modifications in weight loss therapy
  • Promoting dietary adherence


Dr. K. Sunitha Premalatha

AGM Chief Dietitian at Yashoda Hospital

Total Work Experience – 18 Years


Dr. Sunitha Premalatha holds a Masters’s and Ph.D. in Nutrition, Dietetics, and Food Service Management, WCC Madras University. She has been guided more than 100 students for a dietetic internship as part of their Master’s program from the National Institute of Nutrition, Osmania University, Padmavathi University, Andhra University, and IGNOU students. She has been associated with the Member of the Indian Dietetic Association and served as an executive member of IDA 2003. Also, a member of the Nutrition Society of India. She has been organized the secretary for Indian Dietetic Association National Conference 2003, Hyderabad. She is a guest speaker for various corporate companies like Infosys, Deloitte, Tech Mahindra, Dr. Reddy’s, Mylan, TCS, Accenture, HCL, Cognizant, Well’s Fargo, CSC, ADP, ITC Kakatiya, etc.

For: beginners

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