At the Emerson Hospital Center for Weight Loss, we’re committed to your success. Peer support, through professionally led support groups, is an integral part of this commitment.
We currently offer two support groups, both of which are held at the Center for Weight Loss, 54 Baker Ave Extension, Suite 101, in Concord.
For your convenience, free parking is available on-site.
If you plan to join us, please call us at 978-287-3532
to confirm the meeting location and discussion topics.
Surgical Weight Loss Support Group
Held from 6-7:30 p.m. (unless otherwise noted)
This support group focuses on pertinent topics related to achieving success as a weight-loss surgery patient. It also includes an open forum for patients to discuss and share personal stories in a safe and supportive environment.
- May 14 — Open Discussion
- June 11 — Chair Yoga/Gentle Exercise
- July 9 — Emotional Eating
- August 13 — Nutrition Mythbusters
- September 10 — Open Discussion
- October 8 — Plastic Surgery [Location TBD]
- November 12 — A Body in Motion: Benefits of Activity
- December 10 — Eating Challenges at the Holidays
Surgical Weight Loss Post-Op Support Group
Held from 12-1 p.m. on the third Tuesday of each month. This group meets in the waiting room of suite 100 at the Center for Weight Loss.
This support group is for patients who are six months post operative and beyond. Topics will vary from emotional eating to surviving the holidays. If you’re struggling, or just want some support from your peers, please join us. This group is run by Judy Castelluccio, LICSW, our behavioral health professional.