DR. THOMAS W. CLARK is a four time best-selling author and highly sought after bariatric surgeon. He has performed over 4,500 weight loss procedures and is one of the elite few board certified surgeons who is also board certified in bariatric medicine. Dr. Clark is passionate about helping people add life to their years through effective weight loss and wellness programs that ensure long term success. Dr. Clark is the founder of the Center for Weight Loss Success located in Newport News, VA. Dr. Clark has created effective educational products that help his patients finally understand how to be successful for life. His comprehensive surgical and non-surgical programs attract patients from in and around the United States For weight loss surgery patients, this includes a 12 month step-by-step educational program called Weight Management University for Weight Loss Surgery(TM). Additional programs include My Weight Loss Academy(TM) (www.MyWeightLossAcademy.com) and Losing Weight USA (www.LosingWeightUSA.com) Dr. Clark and his passionate staff of professionals also offers free weekly podcasts, tips sheets, recipes and a convenient smart phone app for clients to track their success. His comprehensive surgical and non-surgical programs attract patients from in and around the United States. DAWN REESE, PhD. is a Clinical Psychologist specializing in Health Psychology. For the last 12 years, she has helped thousands of bariatric surgery clients prepare for surgery and navigate the journey following surgery. In this book, she provides insights into the effects stress can have for the bariatric patient. She provides effective ways to help cope with the stress so it does not sabotage your weight loss journey.