Behavior is what makes us unique as individuals. It’s our habits, likes and dislikes. Behavior is also a key driver of Obesity. Our specialists understand your disease and are here to help you understand it too. Each person is different. We all have different habits, likes and dislikes. The NJ Bariatric Institute Behavioral specialists are specifically trained to identify these. They will help you identify your positive as well as your problematic habits. Together you will craft a plan to make changes. It’s not easy, but it pays off. Many surgeons feel that “The surgery is 1%, and behavior modification is 99% of the weight loss surgery process.” We have carefully selected our specialists to work with you, before and after surgery. It is a major decision to seek surgery for weight loss. It is a difficult and unfamiliar transition back to regular life post operatively. There are changes in your relationship with people around you. Our specialists are here for you at every stage of the process. They can help you ease your transition. You don’t need to go it alone.