Merrill Littleberry, LCSW, LCDC, CCM, CI-CPT, Honored with the
Obesity Action Coalition’s
“Healthcare Provider Advocate of the Year” Award
Fort Worth, Texas resident Merrill Littleberry, LCSW, LCDC, CCM, CI-CPT, was honored with the Obesity Action Coalition’s (OAC) “Healthcare Provider Advocate of the Year” award during the 3rd Annual Your Weight MattersSM National Convention, Together We S.H.I.N.E.
Ms. Littleberry received her Bachelor of Science degree in Social Work from the University of Texas at Arlington in 1994, followed by her Master of Science in Social Work a year later in 1995. She is a Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor and a Certified Case Manager. She is licensed by the Texas State Board of Social Worker Examiners as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. She is a member of the American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery and the National Association of Social Workers. Her most recent certification was received from the Cooper Institute as a Certified Personal Trainer.
As a psychotherapist, Merrill understands the debilitating effects of emotional and physical weight. She is constantly searching for education and understanding to better assist others. In addition to becoming a certified personal trainer, she has since been certified to teach in the art of T’ai Chi, tactical fitness, and more. Her training as a licensed chemical dependency counselor and nationally certified case manager adds to her insight and expertise to improve the unique goals of one’s mind and body. She is a frequent Your Weight Matters Convention speaker and often one of the most anticipated sessions each year.
“Merrill is very deserving of this award. She is truly an advocate for all those battling the disease of obesity. Our members absolutely love her and the education she shares with them to help them in their journeys toward improved health,” said Ted Kyle, RPh, MBA, OAC Chairman.