William Anderson, LMHC, is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor and community social and health activist in Sarasota, Florida. His practice specialty is weight control, eating disorders and addictions. He is the author of the self-help weight loss book, "The Anderson Method" (Two Harbors Press, 2009), and he leads a network of licensed therapists in his successful weight loss program. Anderson developed his approach when, as a behavior therapist, he permanently lost 140 pounds over 30 years ago after over 25 years of diet and exercise failure. More information can be obtained at www.TheAndersonMethod.com.