Struggling to lose weight? You are not alone. Obesity adversely affects your health and well-being and is difficult to manage on your own. We can help. We offer weight-management services with a comprehensive medical and behavioral treatment approach.
Numerous factors often contribute to weight gain and can make it difficult to lose weight or maintain weight loss unless each factor is identified and addressed. Our providers will create a comprehensive treatment plan, involving medical and behavioral treatments, that is designed to fit your unique needs, reduce your weight, and improve your health long-term.
We offer extensive dietary counseling, exercise counseling, behavioral/emotional counseling, and medical testing and treatment of potential causes of and results of obesity.
At every visit you will see an obesity medical provider trained in identifying and treating the biological/metabolic factors preventing you from losing weight and can help you decide if a prescription weight-loss medication may help you lose weight and maintain weight loss.
We spend nearly 60 minutes with new patients and 15-30 minutes at each follow-up visit teaching healthy dietary habits and practical ways to implement them into your life.
For many, losing weight is difficult due to stress, anxiety, emotional eating, poor habits, etc. Our team of weight-loss medical providers, mental health counselors, and life coaches can help you overcome the issues that may be hindering your ability to lose weight.
We teach you how to incorporate daily movement and appropriate exercise goals into your specific treatment plan.
See why thousands of others have trusted Branches to improve their mental health, physical health, and spiritual health.
People are so kind here. They help people however, whenever they can. They never send people away. They have references if they cannot offer services at the time. They pray with you, care for you. An outstanding group of people that just want to give back to the community. Very Jesus driven!
I'm so thankful for the direction and support I've received from Branches Weight Loss! They've helped me change my life-long views about myself, my weight, my eating habits, and health in general. They offer so much more than a scale and a measuring tape! I'm much healthier and 60 lbs lighter!
I’m thankful they’ve been there when I’ve needed them! The whole staff makes me feel valued and taken care of.
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*(Will return to normal hours of 8:30 am to 6:00 pm on Thursdays beginning January 2023)
Initial and follow-up visits with providers are pre-scheduled.
Patients may drop-in during office hours to weigh-in or receive injections.
Please enter through the Weight Loss and Wellness entrance located on the side of the building.
Fax Number 615-410-3349
The answers to these common questions may help you determine whether Branches is the right fit for you.
To get started, we encourage you to click the "Get Started" button found on our website and follow the instructions to complete the form. We'll then get back to you as soon as possible. If you'd prefer to call us directly then that's fine too! The number is 615-904-7170.
Some of our counselors and medical providers accept insurance. Some of the plans we may accept are: Blue Cross Blue Shield, Cigna, Optum, Beacon, Aetna, UHC. Please contact us or visit the "Our Team" page for more complete information. Important to note: 1) Please be advised that a counselor who accepts insurance may have a full client load and may not be accepting new clients. 2) We do not have any counselors in the Mt. Juliet office who are currently accepting insurance.
You may cancel or reschedule an appointment by clicking on the "Appointment Scheduling" link at the top of the webpage or by calling us. A fee of $50 will be automatically charged to your credit card on file if you cancel less than 24 hours prior to your appointment time or if you fail to show for your appointment without notifying us.
For most of our services, Branches offers financial assistance through our Sliding Scale or Scholarship Program for those who can't pay for a service. We don't want an inability to pay to stand in the way of you receiving the help you desire. Give us a call for more information.
Regrettably, the State of Tennessee does not permit Branches to accept clients who have TennCare or Medicaid insurance, even if the client is willing to come as a self-pay client. The state has designated providers that are pre-authorized to accept these insurances. For clients with these insurances, we refer to: Harmony Health: (615) 603-2272; Dr. Deborah Driggs: (931) 486-8670; Kimara Wilson-Clarke: (931) 368-3234; Jessica Huddleston: (615) 745-3405; Rhonda Pendergrass: (615) 645-2967. https://www.tn.gov/tenncare
If you don't show for an appointment or if you cancel less than 24 hours before your appointment time, you will automatically be charged $50 to the credit card we have on file for you. IMPORTANT: If you are using insurance to cover your visits, your insurance company will not cover any portion of this charge, therefore, the full $50 fee will be charged directly to you regardless of your normal copay. In addition, HSA and FSA debit cards cannot cover the costs of late cancellation fees and no show fees.
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