Services: Weight Loss



Dr. Giaquinto has successfully helped many clients lose weight and improve their physical health.  He assists people not only with losing weight but in developing a proper exercise program.


Dr. Giaquinto teaches his clients to:

  • Overcome reluctance, resistance, and rebellion
  • Motivate themselves daily
  • Deal effectively with hunger and craving
  • Eliminate emotional eating
  • Respond to feelings of unfairness, disappointment, discouragement, and         deprivation
  • Recover right away from a dieting mistake
  • Follow their plan, even when they don't feel like it
  • Handle stressful situations and special occasions
  • Set realistic and achievable goals


CBT can help a person to lose weight by:


         Assist in changing the faulty thoughts about: losing weight, dieting, self- image, effort, exercise and ability to be disciplined

  • Helping a person control their diet
  • Helping to increase motivation to do exercise
  • Provide coping skills to handle any lapses in diet that the person will experience
  • Provide long term weight maintenance skills
  • Changing a person’s body image and their expectation of body image
  • Improving a person’s self esteem
  • Helping with stress management (a major reason for ‘comfort eating’)
  • Helping set reasonable goals for both weight loss and maintenance.


Please Contact Today For An Appointment: (818) 618-8830

Dr. Edward Giaquinto, Ph.D. - A licensed, clinical psychologist who has been assisting people in improving their life by increasing their emotional and mental health.