From her specific areas of expertise, Lora has crafted workshops and seminars focused on topics relevant to both weight-loss patients and care providers. Explore some of her offerings below, but keep in mind that Lora believes it's important to cater learning to each group and individual, and is glad to customize presentations or help your clinic develop your own modules.



  • Bariatric Behavioral Health Services: Taking your Practice Beyond the Initial Pre-op Assessment
  • Obesity and Food Insecurity
  • The Role of the Social Worker in the Obesity Epidemic
  • Obesity Sensitivity: Implications for Bariatric Centers
  • Obesity Sensitivity and the role of the Public Health Provider
  • Obesity Sensitivity Training: Healthcare Setting
  • A Bariatric Surgeries Patient’s Relationship with food:  Emotional Eating: How it Can affect outcome following Bariatric Surgery
  • Holiday Survival 101
  • But I Deserve a Treat:  Understanding the Emotional Eating Roller Coaster
  • Your Mind Matters:  A Cognitive Therapy Approach to Weight Management
  • Obesity and the Psychology of Eating


  • Emotional Eating
  • Breaking Free from Codependency with Food
  • Body Image and the Journey of Weight Loss
  • Cognitive Therapy And Weight Loss
  • Weight Stigma and Bias
  • Grief and Loss on your Wellness Journey
  • Food Addiction
  • Setting Healthy Boundaries