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STRIVE MD is an ONLINE series of group counseling meetings being held by both Dietitian Nancy Lum and Therapist Dawn O’Meally. Participants will have the benefit of receiving both nutrition counseling and psycho-educational therapy at the same time - at each and every meeting!
Nancy Lum, RD, LDN & Dawn O'Meally LCSW-C, PA
Welcome to STRIVE Motivational Group Counseling. Our mission is to educate, empower, and teach weight-loss patients the information and tools needed for long term success. Our primary goal is to build long term relationships with patients by educating, encouraging, supporting, and leading patients through the journey of permanent lifestyle change.
STRIVE MD is a series of VIRTUAL group counseling meetings being held by both Dietitian Nancy Lum and Therapist Dawn O’Meally, using an online webinar system.. Participants will have the benefit of receiving both nutrition counseling and psycho-educational therapy at the same time - at each and every meeting! Our focus will be on the cognitive & behavioral changes necessary to help you obtain your weight loss goals and to help you achieve a healthier lifestyle. At STRIVE MD we want YOU to be able to make the healthy choices necessary to meet your goals.
Nancy Lum, RD, LDN has been practicing since 2001 and has been involved in multiple medical disciplines with a concentration in GI and Bariatric Nutrition since 2002. She created the Bariatric nutrition program at Sinai Hospital in Baltimore, MD in 2003 and is currently seeing weight loss and bariatric surgery patients for Dr. Kuldeep Singh, Dr. Isam Hamdallah, and Andrew Averbach located at St Agnes Hospital in Baltimore, MD along with various medical practitioner referrals and word-of-mouth.
Dawn A. O‘Meally, LCSW-C, P.A. has been practicing since 1988 and has worked as a Mental Health Clinician in a variety of settings including Sheppard Pratt Hospital, Frederick Memorial Hospital, and Carroll Hospital Center doing ER psych evaluations, and since 1996, has been doing private practice as well. Dawn received training in 2005 on the Psychiatric Evaluation of Bariatric Patients. Since that time she has been conducting mental health evaluations for various Bariatric Surgeons at Sinai Hospital and St. Agnes Hospital. Dawn assists with facilitating Bariatric Support Group Meetings for St. Agnes and Sinai Hospital as well. Dawn has a special passion for working with Bariatric patients pre and post-surgery. Dawn loves running groups and facilitates various psycho-educational and therapy groups in her private practice.
Our clients expect to be treated with the utmost care and concern for their well-being. They are provided with a detailed and thorough education with access to long term follow up care. We look forward to assisting and advising you throughout your weight loss journey. The nutritional and lifestyle changes you will be making are of the utmost importance to your success with meeting your goals. We look forward to sharing our expertise and knowledge with you.
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Support Group Meeting
Nancy Lum, RD, LDN
Dawn O'Meally, LCSW-C, P.A.
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