A new group which will help women who are seriously overweight to lose weight and keep it off run by the University of Hertfordshire will start in Stevenage in January.
The group, which has been formed by Professor Julia Buckroyd, the University’s Professor of Counselling, and will run for 12 months, and invites women who have serious weight problems, are over 18 and are not involved in any other treatment for weight loss to attend.
Professor Buckroyd, who has proved in recent research that therapy has a role in enabling some women to lose weight and keep it off, believes that eating behaviour is determined in part by emotional states and that therefore presenting women with just a diet will not work.
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