Partners for Healthier Weight

News and Events


1200cal Support Group

Ready to get started? Need to reconnect? Join PfHW Dietitian Krista McLellan for a biweekly support group focuing on real food for real life weight management. Group sessions will be held biweekly to track progress, discuss supportive skills and provide tips and techniques for continued healthy eating.

When: Next session Nov 30th at 5:00pm - 6:00pm (continous uptake, choice of 4-12 sessions)

Where: PfHW Clinic

How: Register at (902) 473-1189

Cost: PfHW Members $100 - $300 plus HST  /  Non PfHW Members $140 - $420 plus HST


Dal Refresher

We are happy to be attending the Dal Refresher inside the World Trade & Convention Centre from Nov 26-28th. We will be sharing information and experiences on our programming with Doctors across Nova Scotia.


52 Week Core Program

Are you interested in our Core weight management program but not available most evenings? We would love to know if a daytime group would fit your needs. 

Please call us at (902) 489-1189 or email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) to join our waitlist for a potential day time programming. 




Emotional Eating

Join Team Psychologist, Dr. Dayna Lee-Baggley (formerly Dr. Sherry) for a 6 week series on Emotional Eating. Explore the triggers and learn empirically based strategies that will help to change your relationship with food and manage your emotional responses in an adaptive way. This active, hands-on, applied program is based on the latest research on skills and tools that can be used to successfully manage emotional eating.

When: Thursdays at 7:30pm (Sept 17, Oct 1, Oct 8, Oct 15, Oct 29, Nov 5)

Where: PfHW Clinic

How: Please pre-register at (902) 473-1189 (spaces are limited)


Cost: PfHW Members - $180 plus HST /  Non PfHW Members - $210 plus HST




Dr. Sharma & The 5 A's of Obesity Management

Together with the Canadian Obesity Network (CON) we are happy to host Dr. Sharma, here in Halifax, for two days of jam packed fun and education!

April 4th-

  • 1-5pm @ Partners for Healthier Weight: 5A's Workshop for Allied Health Professionals (Registration and more details HERE)
  • 7-9pm @ MSVU Seton Theatre: The Dr. Sharma Show (Registration and more details HERE)

April 5th-

  • 7-9am @ Partners for Healthier Weight: 5A's Accreditated Workshop for GPs/Family Doctors (Registration and more details HERE)


OptiMYz Live Health Expo

January 11 & 12th at the Cunard Center! Print off your "2 for 1" coupon HERE!


Information Sessions

We are pleased to now offer the Information Session on this website on the following page  Information Session Videos and Related Documents.

Continuing Education for Healthcare Professionals

Healthcare Provider Education Day

Thursday, November 14th, 2013 1:00pm-4:00pm
Mumford Professional Centre, Suite 2055
   Lets Get Real About Obesity Management
Speakers: Dr. Michael Vallis, Dr. Catherine Stone, Dr. Dayna Sherry
Join our multidisciplinary panel of speakers for an informative and interactive discussion around obesity research and management.

For more information click here.

Healthier Weight in the News

Partners for Healthier Weight was featured in the Fall 2012 issue of Living Healthy in Atlantic Canada. Read the article by clicking the link below.

Saltscapes Article