Pat Fiducia is Chief Operating Officer of CalorieKing Publications. She is also a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (MFT) with a specialty in weight management. Pat owned her own weight management center, treating hundreds of overweight clients with a comprehensive program that encompassed nutrition, fitness and behavior change. MFTs are licensed mental health professionals who work with individuals; couples whether or not married; families of all types; and groups to cure or relieve mental, emotional, and relational concerns of all kinds. MFTs have minimally acquired two-year masters degrees, 3,000 hours of supervised experience, and have passed two rigorous exams.