Clients & Testimonials

“Colleen’s sharing of her personal insight into the disease of morbid obesity and it’s recovery through surgery was inspirational to our group.”

J K Champion, M.D., F.A.C.S.  Atlanta, GA  

“We were motivated and encouraged by your positive enthusiasm and your important focus on personal accountability for each of us. We found your program to be very informative and insightful and we would be pleased to have you return again to speak to our healthcare workers and patients.  I would highly recommend your books and your seminar to any group that may need some encouragement. ”

Mayo Clinic, Scottsdale, AZ  Carolyn Williams, RN, BSN, WOCN, FNP    

“In addition to BSCI’s specific guidelines, and support (e.g. via webinars, speakers) the Success Habits of Weight Loss Surgery book is a very valuable resource for individuals struggling to get back on track after experiencing weight regain.”

Debra L. Safer, MD Stanford School of Medicine

“The Success Habits ™ principles and the programs Colleen uses to teach them are helping patients ensure their long-term success following weight-loss surgery. She has educated and motivated both my patients and my support group leaders.”

Mathias A.L. Fobi, M.D., F.A.C.S.

“Colleen’s presentation moved our investigators and our patients, both. I thank Colleen for the dedication she has manifested in guiding patients and surgical programs in the area of bariatric surgery.”

Robert T. Marema, M.D., F.A.C.S. U.S. Bariatrics, Ft. Lauderdale, FL

“As a bariatric surgeon, I have been focused on getting my surgery right. Since implementing Colleen’s Success Habits program, I really feel we have our aftercare right too.”

Leon Cohen, MD – Mercy Bariatrics Perth, Australia

American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery

Obesity Help – Long Beach, CA

Advanced Surgical Care – Redmond, OR

Beth Israel Hospital (Rosser) –  New York City, NY

Cedars Sinai Medical Center – Los Angeles, CA

Cleveland Bariatrics – Cleveland, OH

CSTO (Fobi)  Hawaiian Gardens, CA

Mayo Clinic Foundation– Scottsdale, AZ

University of Pittsburg (Philip Schauer) – Pittsburg, PA

Videoscopic Institute of Atlanta (Champion) – GA

Ethicon Bariatric Edge –  Johnson & Johnson

Mercy Bariatrics—Perth Western Australia

WLSInfo – Manchester, England

Pacific Bariatrics – San Diego, CA

Coastal Center for Obesity (Owens) – San Pedro, CA

Stanford University – Stanford, CA

St John’s Hospital – Oxnard, CA

New Dimensions (Stegeman) – San Antonio, TX

US Bariatrics – Ft Lauderdale, FL

World Congress on Obesity-  Washington, DC

Weight loss Surgery Education Conferences – MN

U S Surgical – Covidien