Weight Loss2018-11-11T11:21:19+00:00

Weight Loss

Mind Over Body, Weight Management - Susi Lodola Counselling

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Do you struggle to lose weight? Have you managed to lose weight only to have it all creep back on again? Having tried countless diets are you always looking to find the one that ‘works’? This constant cycle of weight loss and weight gain is difficult and frustrating and can leave you feeling helpless, unhappy and with very low self-esteem.

You can do the 8-week MIND OVER BODY weightloss programme in the following ways

1 to 1 private sessions in my clinic in Old Bawn or Sandyford.

1 to 1 private sessions via Skype.

During the 8 weeks I will personally take you step by step through the programme which will help you change your habits, help you deal with triggers and cravings and stop that inner sabotaging voice that has stopped you in the past reaching your weight loss goals.

Part of my mission statement is to continually update my skills in light of expanding knowledge about human development and psychological well-being. It is important to me to keep abreast of relevant research in the area. In October 2018 I attended a 2 day workshop at the Beck Institute in Philadelphia where I updated my skill in CBT for weight loss with the most eminent experts in the field, Dr Judieth Beck. In this workshop I learned the latest evidence-based strategies aimed at modifying my clients’ thinking and behavior so they can make permanent changes in their eating and lose weight.

If you are part of a club or group, I can also come to you and deliver the programme in your location, either over 8 weeks, or tailor make the programme to suit your particular circumstances. Please get in touch for more details.

What the programme will do for you

  • Greater confidence

  • Better sleep
  • Improved energy
  • Decreased stress
  • Improved body image
  • Improved vitality
  • Change your habits around food
  • Put an end to emotional eating
  • Put an end to yo-yo dieting
  • No more self-sabotaging your weight loss efforts and put an end to that inner voice that has stopped you in the past


How does the MIND OVER BODY weightloss programme work?

The initial programme consists of 8 sessions lasting 50 minutes each. We meet at my clinic in Old Bawn or Sandyford where I will coach you to change the way you behave and think about food. You will take control of your triggers and cravings and you will be able to master the skills of staying motivated and silencing that inner voice that sabotages your weight loss efforts.

During the 8 weeks you will

  • walk away with an eating plan that will be sustainable for now and the future.
  • have the skillset to deal with triggers and cravings
  • be able to self-motivate long term
  • feel confident and in control about your eating
  • lose the desire to overeat
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You will lose the weight/fat you haven’t been able to shed for years.

You will gain confidence, physical and mentally

You can let go of food confusion, and you will learning what to do and how to do it.

Get off the diet roller coaster once and for all, and never look back.

This programme is for you if you have tried many diets before but found it difficult to stay motivated. After a few weeks you give up and gain most or all of the weight you lost back on. This programme will teach you how to stay motivated, deal with triggers and emotional eating and give you nutritional guidelines that will keep you full and stop cravings. The nutritional plan is full of delicious food as eating healthy does not need to be boring.

Most weight loss programmes focus on diet and exercise, but if you have tried to lose weight in the past, you know that your mind has to be in the right place in order to succeed. This is where the Mind over Body weight loss programme is different. You will be giving the skills to overcome emotional eating, dealing with triggers and cravings and to change your relationship with food forever.

“A fit and healthy body needs a fit and healthy mind, and we will train your body and train your mind to help you lose weight for the last time.”

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Weight loss is complex and research tells us that eating healthy and exercising is not enough to successfully lose weight and keep it off. In order to achieve your weight loss goals you have to address that inner voice that keeps sabotaging your best efforts to lose weight. We have deep rooted emotional associations with eating and these have a huge impact on how and what we eat. Diet and weight loss programmes that focus only on food and exercise are missing a vital component – they do not look at getting your mindset right to keep you motivated and successful for the long term.

Through extensive studies in Psychology, Psychotherapy and Cognitive Behaviour Therapy and my own incredible weight loss and fitness journey, I have a professional and personal interest in helping people achieve a healthy lifestyle and lose weight. I developed the MIND OVER BODY weight loss programme to teach people how to stay motivated, deal with triggers, stop the inner voice that sabotages weight loss and put an end to emotional eating. The programme uses cutting edge psychological tools recommended by The National Institute for Health Care Excellence (NICE) that have been used in International Clinical research. The focus is on building mental strength, reconditioning the brain and making changes that lead to lasting weight loss.

Our focus

Our focus is on behaviour changes that will lead to lasting weight loss. We do this by taking care of our clients in small groups, which guarantees personal attention and we provide you with scientifically proven tools to help you overcome yo-yo dieting.

Our nutritional plan does not exclude any food groups and is based on healthy nourishing and delicious food.

Throughout the programme you have access to nutritional advisors, Cognitive Behaviour Therapist and personal trainers, in your weekly meetings and in the online members only area.

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Client Testimonials

Real Experiences, Stunning Results

I’m so fortunate to have a job where I get to build relationships with incredible clients and help transform their lives. See what some of them had to say about their experiences on the Mind over Body Programme.

  • “Since starting the programme with Susi I can see how having been in other weight loss groups were just quick fixes. I would stick to a points system, lose weight but it wouldn’t be long before I put it on again. I was learning nothing. With Susi I am learning to change my thoughts and attitude toward food. As I learn new habits and behaviors I lose weight and have a better relationship with food.”

    Deirdre O'Shea

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Ready to get into the best shape of your life? Contact me today and let’s get moving!

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