Mind. Body. Spirit.
Who We Are
Are you ready to unlock a secret?
A secret so profound it could change your life forever. This is not just any journey, but a voyage into the depths of your true potential.
We are your compass, guiding you through the uncharted territories of your mind. Our intensive, research-based cognitive behavioral training programs are the lighthouse amidst the storm, illuminating your path towards your weight loss goals.
We focus on three key areas, each a stepping stone on your path to transformation. Like a sculptor chiseling away at a block of marble to reveal the masterpiece within, our programs are designed to help you rewire your brain, chipping away at the barriers that hold you back.
This is not just about losing weight. It’s about shedding the layers of doubt and insecurity, revealing a healthier, stronger, more confident you. It’s about transforming not just your body, but your mind and spirit as well.
Together, we will turn your weight loss goals into a reality, and in the process, you’ll discover a new you, ready to conquer the world.
This is not just a mission, it’s a promise – a promise to guide, to inspire, and to empower. So, let’s embark on this transformative journey together, and witness the birth of a new you.
Dawn O’Meally, LCSW-C, P.A.
Dawn A. O’Meally, LCSW-C, P.A. has been practicing since 1988 and has worked as a Mental Health Clinician in various 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 grew a bustling private practice specializing in Bariatric Behavioral Health. Dawn and her team of therapists conduct pre-surgery mental health evaluations for numerous Bariatric Surgeons in the State’s of Maryland, Pennsylvania, and Illinois. Dawn assists with facilitating Bariatric Support Group Meetings for hospitals in numerous states and is a sought out speaker. Dawn has a unique passion for working with Bariatric patients pre and post-surgery. Dawn loves running CBT groups and facilitates various psycho-educational and therapy groups in her private practice.
Dawn is also co-founder of STRIVEMD LLC – est. 2012. StriveMD is a virtual program that uses CBT tools and strategies at its best. Clients become aware of their negative mindset which leads to self-defeating behaviors and ultimately contributes to their lack of weight loss and or weight regain. StriveMD empowers clients with powerful tools to combat self-sabotage.
Nancy Lum, RD, LDN
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 has been published in The Bariatric times in 2010 and 2011. Nancy works with patients with multiple GI diagnoses, diabetic, cardiac, and general weight loss patients from various medical practitioner referrals and word of mouth. Nancy has developed nutrition education virtual programs accessible to clients everywhere on demand. She is currently running the Bariatric Nutrition program for St Agnes Hospital in Baltimore, MD. For more information visit www.nutrition5.com.
Nancy is also the founder of Achieve Nutrition Results Program (ANRP). The mission of ANRP is to improve the quality of our clients’ lives by empowering them to achieve a healthy lifestyle by focusing on long-term solutions that work in real life, overcome obstacles, and use real food. Our primary goal as nutrition experts is to build long-term relationships with our clients by educating, encouraging, supporting, and leading them to achieve their health and wellness goals. For more information visit ANRP at www.ANRPtoday.com.
Nancy is co-founder of STRIVEMD LLC – est. 2012. StriveMD is a virtual program which uses CBT tools and strategies at its best. Clients become aware of their negative mindset which leads to self-defeating behaviors and ultimately contributes to their lack of weight loss and or weight regain. StriveMD empowers clients with powerful tools to combat self-sabotage.