life management program
health management program
managing chronic bowel disease
managing chronic pain
preparing for surgery
aftercaring protocol
family after caring protocol

Preparing For Bariatric Surgery and Shaping Recovery

Bariatric surgery is a life-changing event that requires dramatic alterations in lifestyle and self care. As the body changes, so must the manner in which nourishment, exercise, and tension relief is provided. This program focuses on life changes and the development of skills that will optimize the advantages and benefits of bariatric surgery.

Protocol

  • Psychoeducation
    8-week program includes:
    • Nutrition Counseling for Pre- and Post-Op Dietary Modifications
    • Healthy Problem-Solving to Support a New Life Style
    • Healthy Boundary Setting to Support a New Life Style
    • Stress Management
  • Individual Counsel
    • 45-minute sessions each week
  • Ongoing Support (additional fee)
    • 30-minute post-program sessions as needed