You know what’s hard? Managing your weight, fitness, and physical health is hard. Whether you need to lose weight, get yourself to eat healthier, or have a dangerous eating disorder, finding a solution isn’t easy. Virtually all weight management plans (by themselves) have been demonstrated to be ineffective.

Using principles of psychology, addiction recovery, and cognitive-behavioral therapy can help with weight and eating-related problems because these approaches look at the underlying causes of the problems. 

Kwentin Kemp is a licensed professional counselor and the founder of The Greater U, a program dedicated to effective physical and mental treatment of weight-related health problems. He and Chris Tittle join me today to discuss this tricky problem through the lens of mental health. 

Also, check out Charles Duhigg’s book that we talk about in the discussion, if you want to…

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Host, AMYGDALA MAGAZINE, THE BROKEN BRAIN & TV ATE MY BRAIN - Dwight Hurst is a psychotherapist, writer, humorist, and podcaster. He is the creator of Amygdala Magazine, The Broken Brain Podcast, and the owner of Innovate Mental Health Solutions. He is a comedy enthusiast, pop culture junky, and pretty much a fan of anything that makes him think, laugh, or feel.