Group Psychotherapy

In group psychotherapy, you will meet with other people struggling with similar issues and learn new ways to cope with your challenges. Please join the mailing list to stay notified of upcoming groups. Currently, Dr. Conason facilitates the following groups. A consultation session is required prior to joining any group.

Mindful Eating (ME) Program– Have you failed your diet? Or has your diet failed you? The ME program is a 9-week group program that is an alternative to dieting. It is designed to help you turn off the dieting mentality and start eating in a way that feels natural and attuned to your body. The ME Plan utilizes the tools of mindfulness meditation to increase awareness and control of eating behaviors. Mindfulness is a way of paying attention to and seeing clearly whatever is happening in our lives in a nonjudgmental way. We can then respond to life’s pressures and our habitual emotional eating with new healthier choices. Mindfulness has been proven through research to be an effective treatment for overeating. You will learn and develop new skills related both to eating and to overall stress management. Become part of a rapidly growing movement to end shame, guilt, and low self-esteem related to the failures of dieting. Learn a new way to develop a permanent, individualized approach to ending your struggle with food. Read more about The ME Revolution…


Life After Weight Loss Surgery Group-This is a monthly psychotherapy group for people who have undergone bariatric weight loss surgery.  Patients may be at various post-op stages and may be struggling with a variety of issues including but not limited to weight regain, disordered eating, body image issues, and relationship problems. Group participants commit to 6 group sessions at a time; at each 6 month window you have the opportunity to either recommit to another 6 month period or you may chose to leave the group. Space permitting, new group members enter the group during one of these windows.