Weight Management Programs

Strength to Overcome All Roadblocks (SOAR)

This is a 16-week program targeting weight management and fitness, led by Exercise Physiologist, Dr. Matthew Stults-Kolehmainen, Ph.D., and Elizabeth Rathbun, LPC, Licensed Professional Counselor.

The SOAR course meets weekly on Tuesdays from 5:30-7:00pm for 14 weeks.

SOAR HIGHER! – This program includes the 14 week SOAR course plus a full program of individually tailored fitness and behavior assessments and coaching.


  • Our Innovative and empirically supported interventions were developed by leading researchers in health and nutrition to target nutrition, active living, exercise, and stress reduction to improve health and wellbeing.
  • Initial and follow-up coaching with experts to help support your specific objectives. SOAR HIGHER includes state of the art assessments with personalized feedback and coaching.
  • Interactive lessons and skills that increase health, happiness, overall body satisfaction and quality of life.

Topics covered:

  • Breaking down barriers to health and fitness
  • Assessing metabolic rate
  • Setting weight management and fitness goals
  • Emotional/stress eating vs. mindful eating
  • Stress and health
  • Finding the best active living/ exercise plan to fit your needs
  • Making healthy and nutritional choices
  • Physical activity as medicine
  • Yoga and meditation

Call Matt at (203)-785-2720 or email matthew.stults-kolehmainen@yale.edu
Or Elizabeth at (203)-737-3698 or email Elizabeth.rathbun@yale.edu

Concierge Weight Management & Lifestyle Coaching
Work closely with a team of doctors and specialists, including an endocrinologist, dietician, exercise physiologist, and psychologist, to tailor your unique treatment plan. We will provide you with the support, skills, and guidance to enable you to reach your personal wellness goals!