A bariatric evaluation by a trained professional is usually a requirement by most insurance companies and bariatric surgery teams before approving bariatric surgery. Bariatric surgery can be life-changing, and the goal is to maximize your success. The purpose of the bariatric evaluation center is to identify your strengths, assess support systems, identify patterns of healthy or unhealthy behavior, assess coping skills, and identify potential needs and supports post-operatively to maximize your success. At Harmony Bay Wellness, you can expect a bariatric evaluation by a trained professional in a private and comfortable environment.
WHAT IS INVOLVED IN A BARIATRIC EVALUATION AT HARMONY BAY WELLNESS?
A bariatric evaluation may include:
- Interview between a counselor and the patient and support system
- Biopsychosocial Assessment including family history
- Psychological testing
- Self-report rating scales
- Review of medical records
WHAT TYPES OF QUESTIONS WILL BE ASKED AT THE BARIATRIC EVALUATION CENTER?
At the bariatric evaluation center in NJ, you may be asked questions such as:
- Motivation or reasons for Bariatric surgery
- Support systems
- Past and present eating habits
- Level of activity and exercise habits
- Mental health symptoms
- Behavior Patterns
- Family, social, and psychological history
- Coping skills
After the evaluation, your counselor will discuss the results of the assessment with you. The counselor may make recommendations to help you prepare for your surgery or to support you with maximizing your success post-operatively. Proposals may include:
- Individual therapy
- Bariatric support groups
- NJ integrative wellness services
- Stress management
- Psychiatric evaluation
We provide a comprehensive bariatric evaluation by a trained professional. If you or your loved one are considering Bariatric surgery and want to visit the bariatric evaluation center in NJ, please contact Harmony Bay Wellness today.
WHAT ARE OTHER THERAPEUTIC SERVICES AVAILABLE AT HARMONY BAY WELLNESS?
Located in South Jersey, Harmony Bay Wellness offers individualized treatment for the mind, body, and spirit. Along with bariatric evaluations, we also provide:
- NJ telehealth services
- Medication-assisted treatment in South Jersey
- Psychiatric evaluations
- Mental health therapy services for various conditions
Find out what sets Harmony Bay Wellness apart from other mental health facilities. Call caring professionals at 855.765.6399.