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Michelle Petties


Michelle Petties is a Maryland-based wellness coach, speaker and the author of the award-winning, bestselling memoir, Leaving Large: The Stories of a Food Addict. She coaches overworked, overwhelmed, overstressed and those who are overweight on how to make the mental shifts necessary to lose weight and keep it off for good so that they can experience more pride, power, peace, prosperity, freedom, confidence, and joy in a body that they love. She presents tailored talks and writing workshops that unpack and explore how events, experiences and memories, especially childhood ones, impact one’s beliefs and behavior around food, eating and hunger. Signature Workshop Topics Include:How to Write Your Way to Your Right Weight and Finding, Facing, Rewriting and Replacing Your Food Stories

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Telephone: 202-425-4935

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