Dr. Mel French is a clinical psychologist, licensed in Missouri and Illinois. He is also a board certified diplomate-fellow in clinical psychopharmacology, a certified advanced addictions counselor, a board certified diplomate in medical psychology, a fellow of the American College of Advance Practice Psychologists, and a fellow of the American College of Forensic Examiners. Dr. French specializes in Bariatric and Obesity Psychology and has been working in the field for more than 25 years.
Dr. French worked for years to develop a comprehensive bariatric patient evaluation and has trademarked the process he now uses. He sees it as his job to “challenge a patient’s decision to get their procedure and then to prepare them for what is to come once their decision is final.”