The link between our emotions and our health cannot be overstated. At Pritikin, you will learn how to use the powers of your mind to improve your health.
Director of Behavioral Health and Wellness and psychologist Coral Arvon, PhD, conducts small-group workshops as well as one-on-one counseling that can help make your lifestyle commitments stick and enhance overall well being.
"Everything begins in the mind," emphasizes Dr. Arvon. "When we change our minds, we truly can change our lives."
Many guests appreciate the counseling entitled "What's eating you? Take charge of your feelings and your food." Also very popular are workshops on stress hardiness, managing your moods, improving your relationships with others, and developing a healthy mental outlook, which is a key component in developing a healthy body.
Research has documented the most effective behavioral methods to achieve lasting results, and our lifestyle-change experts have incorporated these methods into our program. You will:
- Discover keys to long-term weight loss and lifestyle change
- Identify relapse triggers
- Learn strategies to cope with high-risk situations
- Learn to break the pattern of self-defeating thoughts
- Improve your belief in your ability to change
- Learn to manage stress
Don't let personal obstacles hold you back from success. Whether it's current problems or old deep-seated emotional issues, our psychologist as well as our physicians, also experts in lifestyle change, can help you work through them, clearing your path to wellness and weight loss.