Speakers Profile - Dr. Richard Kausman

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Dr Kausman's medical practice is unique. He deals exclusively with patients who have difficulties with weight management and eating behaviour, and he takes a multi-disciplinary approach in the management of his patients.

This involves working with a dietitian, psychologists, psychiatrists, an exercise specialist and a chef, if and when it is appropriate for the individual. 

Dr Kausman is an Executive Council member of the Australasian Society for the Study of Obesity and a committee member of the Victorian Health funded Body Image & Health Inc.

He is an Australian Medical Association spokesperson on eating behaviour and nutrition and is regularly interviewed by the print media, television and radio, across Australia. In 1998 he launched his first book entitled 'If Not Dieting, Then What?' published by Allen and Unwin.

Dr Rick Kausman is a Medical Doctor, and the Australian pioneer of the person-centred approach to wellbeing, healthy weight and lifestyle balance.

Rick has written two books including the award-winning 'If Not Dieting, Then What?', he is the creator of a number of other resources, and has had several articles on healthy weight management published in peer-reviewed journals.

Dr Rick is an inspiring, motivational and entertaining speaker. He regularly speaks at corporate, medical, educational and community group conferences and seminars. He is also a regular media performer in print, radio and television.

Dr Rick is a Director of the Butterfly Foundation, a Fellow of the Australian College of Psychological Medicine, and a Lifelong Fellow of the Obesity Prevention and Treatment Society. More information about Dr Rick can be found at his web site, www.ifnotdieting.com