All clinic services including the comprehensive weight management program and individual services are now available virtually through telehealth.

Contact Michelle Vaughan (mvaughan@wtmgmt.com) for more information.



  • Saturdays 10:00 - 11:00 am

  • Sessions covering different weight management topics ranging from adequate protein intake, finding your best activity to coping with emotions, followed by a group discussion.

  • Led by alternating member of our teams (clinical psychologist, exercise physiologist or dietitian) 

  • FREE for active comprehensive program patients, $15/group for others (orig. $35) .

Contact Michelle Vaughan (mvaughan@wtmgmt.com) to pre-register.


8/1/2020          Cool Summer Meal Ideas      Lauren Trocchio, RD, CSSD, CSOWM, LD

We are breaking records this summer for days in the 90s! Sometimes a hot meal just doesn't appeal, and when that happens what do you do? If you're looking for meal ideas that won't make you sweat, or heat up the whole house in the process, join this session! Lauren the dietitian will go over meal ideas, and make a few meals, that don't require cooking and will keep you cool in the heat.           

8/8/2020          Managing Anxiety and Stress      Rachel Burnett, PhD

Anxiety was a common problem even prior to COVID, but since the pandemic started many more people are struggling with it. Come join clinical psychologist Rachel Burnett, PhD for a discussion of what anxiety is, how it manifests in our bodies and minds, and some strategies to better manage it.

8/15/2020         The importance of resistance training. Why we need our muscles for longevity and independence             Amy Allnutt

Join Exercise Physiologist Amy Allnutt for a discussion on resistance training guidelines and the importance of sustaining muscle mass with age.


8/22/2020         Starting to Make Peace With How We Look - PART 2      Rachel Burnett, PhD

A continuation of the discussion from Dr. Burnett's 7/11/20 Saturday Scoop. Many people with weight challenges struggle with not liking how they look. This group will continue the discussion and review/answer questions about strategies for starting to think differently about your body and appearance, **You don't need to have attended the 7/11/20 Saturday Scoop to attend and benefit from this one.***

8/29/2020        Meal Prepping                    Matthew D'Aria, MS, RDN, LPTA

We have all heard of meal prepping for the week, but how do we actually do it? What supplies will I need? What and how many recipes should I cook? Join Matthew D'Aria our registered dietitian as he provides you with the knowledge you need to start prepping your meals, to make your week that much easier and less stressful.  




Open Discussion Support Group (Virtual) with psychologist Rachel Burnett, PhD

Sundays  from 3 - 4 PM- ongoing every Sunday except May 24th (Memorial Day weekend)

Feeling stressed out? Need some support and interaction? Bring your questions and concerns about life during COVID-19 in general, its impact on your weight management efforts, and strategies for managing it all to this drop-in, virtual group. FREE for active comprehensive program patients, $20/group for others.


Contact Michelle Vaughan (mvaughan@wtmgmt.com) with questions or to pre-register.




Live Virtual Exercise Group- Tuesday/Thursday at Noon (12 PM) & Thursday at 5:30 PM, 

Escape into exercise with this live virtual exercise class lead by clinical exercise physiologist, Amy A.  To participate, all you need is a sturdy chair, a solid wall and an internet connection. This workout is appropriate for all levels, and can be modified to fit anyone’s needs. Modifications will be offered throughout class.​

  • Includes pre/post workout discussion, plus stretching.

  • Available once weekly-additional classes will be added if enough interest.

  • $15


Contact Michelle Vaughan (mvaughan@wtmgmt.com) with questions or to pre-register.

Activity Accountability

  • 15 min goal setting session for activity or exercise.

  • 7 days email check-ins and motivational notes from Rachel T.

  • $45


Contact Michelle Vaughan (mvaughan@wtmgmt.com) with questions or to pre-register.

One-on-One Virtual Personal Training


  • Customized workout plans for 1, 2, or 3 workouts per week.

  • Tailored to equipment/resources available in your home.

  • Optional: Live check-ins pre/post workout or live virtual training sessions with Rachel (additional fees apply).


Contact Michelle Vaughan (mvaughan@wtmgmt.com) with questions or to pre-register.


1-on-1 Virtual Kitchen Consult 

  • One of our dietitians will join you virtually, from their kitchen to yours.

  • Learn how to use food items in your kitchen as part of meals and snacks.

  • Brainstorm meal planning ideas.

  • Ask questions about specific foods in your kitchen.

  • Learn basic prep and cooking skills, such as knife skills or how to roast vegetables.

  • Prep a specific dish together using ingredients in your kitchen.

  • $90 (orig. $125)

Contact Michelle Vaughan (mvaughan@wtmgmt.com) with questions or to pre-register.

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Washington Center for Weight Management & Research

2800 Shirlington Rd #505, Arlington, VA 22206, USA

 Tel (703) 807-0037

Fax (703) 807-0038