Centerstone Health and Wellness Expert to Appear on WZTV Fox 17’s “Tennessee Mornings”

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Susan Gillpatrick to offer expert advice during five-week series on emotional wellness and weight loss

Nashville, Tenn.—Centerstone, a not-for-profit organization providing a wide range of mental health and addiction services, today announced that health and wellness expert Susan Gillpatrick will appear on “Tennessee Mornings,” WZTV Fox 17’s popular morning show. During a special five-week series, Gillpatrick will discuss the link between emotional wellness and weight loss, offering insightful, practical advice for viewers.

Dates and topics for this special series include:

Friday, Feb. 19 – Seven sneaky lies that limit weight loss
Why are you overeating? Maybe you don’t want to be wasteful. Perhaps, the meal is free. Or it’s a special occasion. In this segment, Gillpatrick examines familiar situations that cause overeating and offers solutions to avoid it.

Friday, Feb. 26 – Managing emotions
Watch this segment to learn more about emotional eating and how to change your mood in order to change the types of food you eat.

Friday, March 5 – Identify your fat ANTS (automatic negative thoughts)
Are you sabotaging your weight loss efforts with your own negative thoughts? Watch this segment, and learn how to combat negative thoughts and excuses.

Friday, March 12 – The power of planning
Learn how to battle the bulge through careful planning. Gillpatrick discusses the challenges of preparation, including shopping, cooking and exercising and teaches you how to anticipate challenges and deal with setbacks.

Friday, March 19 – Reduce stress, reduce dress size
Take a closer look at the different stressors in your life, such as personal relationships, career and finances. Learn how to minimize stress to lose weight and achieve better mental and physical health.

Tennessee Mornings airs weekdays from 5:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. on Fox 17. Gillpatrick will appear during the 7:00 a.m. hour. To read more of Susan’s Wellness tips, please visit centerstone.org/health-and-wellness.

About Susan Gillpatrick, MEd, LPC, CTS
Susan Gillpatrick, Centerstone Crisis Management Specialist, primarily works in the field with clients in critical incident response situations, and in Centerstone’s wellness trainings and presentations. She is also responsible for planning and implementing marketing and growth strategies for Centerstone’s Crisis Management Strategies.

Ms. Gillpatrick is a Licensed Professional Counselor, Certified Trauma Specialist, Certified Workplace Conflict Mediator, and Mental Health Service Provider in the state of Tennessee and a National Certified Counselor. She is also a member the American Counseling Association, the Association of Traumatic Stress Specialists, the Tennessee Mental Health Counseling Association, and the Middle Tennessee Employee Assistance Professionals Association. She is a frequent presenter at local and national conferences, and has had numerous articles published. She received her Master of Education degree in Human Development Counseling from Peabody College at Vanderbilt University.

About Centerstone
Centerstone, a not-for-profit organization, has provided a wide range of mental health and addiction services to people of all ages for more than 50 years. Through more than 60 facilities and 170 partnership locations across Middle Tennessee, Centerstone serves more than 50,000 children, adolescents, adults and seniors each year. Centerstone is accredited by The Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF). For more information about Centerstone, please call 888-291-4357 or explore our website: www.centerstone.org.