Obesity

Obesity is a medical condition defined as an excess amount of body fat. More than just a superficial concern, obesity can cause a number of health problems including diabetes and heart disease. The emotional toll that being obese can have on a person can be equally damaging. Obesity carries with it a social stigma that may lead to discrimination, teasing or bullying, and poor self-esteem. In both children and adults, obesity has been linked to depression. A mental health professional can be helpful in dealing with the emotional effects of obesity as well as working with you to create positive lifestyle changes.

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Veronica Wilson (she/her)

Social Worker

CSWA

We will work together on making achievable goals through methods and a pace that will be right for your preferences and lifestyle. Every individual is different and every approach I take is tailored to the individual. I want you to find wellbeing and make lasting changes to finally get the life you want.

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