Susan Lassetter, MA


  • Counseling & Guidance
  • CHT Certified Hypnotherapist
  • Certified Life Coach
  • Bariatric University Co-Founder
  • Bariatric University/Bariatric Coach
  • BSCI Certified Support Group Leader
  • BSCI Certified Back-on-Track Facilitator
  • Instructor – Institute for Life Coach Training
  • Relationship Coaching Institute – Singles and Couples
  • Insights Practitioner
  • Now What? Facilitator
  • A New You in 90 Days… with Laura Berman Fortgang.
  • Founding Compass Coach

Dana Schroeder, RN


  • PHN Public Heath Nurse
  • Registered Nurse
  • Certified Bariatric Nurse
  • ILCT Certified Life Coach
  • ILCT Instructor
  • International Coach Federation ACC
  • Bariatric Coordinator Good Samaritan Hospital
  • Support Group Facilitator Coach Stanford University
  • Bariatric University Co-Founder
  • Bariatric University/Bariatric Coach
  • BSCI Certified support Group Leader
  • BSCI Certified Back-on-Track Facilitator
  • Founding Compass Coach


Janean Hall
Janean Hall a partner of Bariatric Support Centers International is a respected WLS-Bariatric patient and professional who credits her success in maintaining a 135-pound loss to the Success Habits Principles.  As the Director of Education and a National Trainer for BSCI’s Support Group Leader and Back-on-Track facilitator certification programs, she is the creative mind behind the development of the Success Habits Lesson kits now being used in hundreds of support groups throughout the country.  Other contributions include the dietary guidelines book and supplementary resources, BSCI curricula, and her most recent work:  a 5-day kick start food plan for patients who are stuck or need to get back on track.  Janean is a Certified Bariatric Coach, an instructor for Bariatric University’s Introduction to Coaching Skills course, and a valuable resource to the entire bariatric community.

Cathy Wilson
cathyCathy Wilson is a Certified Life Coach (CLC), ACC, the Director of Support Groups Training and Coaching for Obesity Help, a successful RNY gastric bypass post-op since 2001, is Mental Health Professional Liaison for Obesity Help, has worked in the bariatric field since 2002 and is committed to coaching weight loss surgery patients, pre-op and post-op, as well as back on track.  Cathy has been affiliated with Bariatric University since 2007.  Cathy is active with the following coaching and obesity recovery organizations:  ObesityHelp.com, American Society for Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery, Obesity Action Coalition, International Coaching Federation, and International Association of Coaches.

Hillary Lassetter-Dyer
hillaryHillary Lassetter-Dyer is a certified Bariatric Support Group Leader and Back on Track Facilitator as well as a Bariatric University certified Bariatric Coach.  She leads groups focusing on adapting behaviors for optimum success.  Hillary is a certified hypnotherapist and uses it with pre-operative bariatric patients