The Fit Pharmacist, Dr. Christina Tarantola and Dr. Adam Martin interview — Kori Propst, PhD, LCMHC, LPC directs the nutrition and weight loss program as the Vice President and Wellness Director at The Diet Doc. She created the Mental Edge and Peak Performance consulting program tailored specifically for individuals interested in emotional agility and optimizing their potentials.
Licensed in Clinical Mental Health Counseling and a Licensed Professional Counselor, Kori has earned a bachelor’s degrees in exercise physiology, a master of science in counseling, and a doctorate in Health Psychology and Behavioral Medicine. Her dissertation addressed the perceived threats to weight loss goals and their relationship to the basic psychological needs as outlined in Self-Determination Theory. Her education is enhanced by certifications in personal training, health coaching, and lifestyle and weight management consulting, and she is an ISSN (International Society of Sports Nutrition) clinician.