Connie Stapleton, PhD a licensed psychologist working specifically with bariatric patients since 2002. Dr. Stapleton began her career at the Medical College of Georgia after graduating from Iowa State University with a degree in Distributed Studies. She furthered her education through a Masters in Counseling from the University of South Dakota, then a Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology from Texas A&M. Dr. Stapleton is a Certified Addictions Counselor and is an active member of the American Psychological Association as well as the Georgia Psychological Association. Dr. Stapleton joined Live Healthy MD in 2004, mainly because she was interested in helping patients overcome their addictions and live a healthier life. She continues to guide patients towards healthy lifestyles and addiction recovery through her teachings of mental and behavioral health. Dr. Stapleton is very active on social media and regularly publishes new content related to living a satisfying life mentally and physically.