About Dr. Melissa McCreery

Your life, your time, and your energy are too precious to spend struggling with overload, overwhelm, and overeating.

You’re a smart woman who’s succeeded in so many places in your life. Overeating, emotional eating and weight don’t have to feel like your last road block.

There’s a way off the hamster wheel – and when you find it, your whole life flows more easily.

Smart, high-performing women face specific challenges with food, overeating, and emotional eating.

There are factors triggering your overeating that the latest diet, weight loss advice, or healthy eating plan don’t even begin to address – and yet, they complicate everything:

  • Limited time and energy
  • Stress
  • Difficult emotions, situations, and relationships
  • Challenging demands and a complicated life
  • A schedule that makes it hard to fit yourself in or really take care of yourself

Complicated lives require customized solutions – NOT another diet or a serving of willpower.

You’ve likely collected enough information about what you think you “should” be doing to be successful. Odds are, knowing what to do doesn’t make it happen.


Dr. Melissa McCreery, the emotional eating therapistPsychologist, emotional eating coach, success strategist and mentor Dr. Melissa McCreery uses her expertise and years of training and experience to help women break through the unhelpful static and identify what’s really driving their hunger. Her programs and products help you craft a path to feed – nourish – yourself in ways that are so much more satisfying than food. Dr. Melissa helps create habits that last and that you are motivated to continue. When you discover how to take the power away from food, the struggle dissolves. When you learn to make peace with food, your whole life gets better.

For over 20 years, Dr. Melissa McCreery has helped women stop fighting with emotional eating, overeating, and stress and start living the lives they’ve been craving.

Dr. Melissa has helped busy professionals, working moms, CEOs, and business owners take control of overeating and stress and add more ease, success, and joy to their health, their businesses, and their lives. Business leaders and women who are taking center stage in their lives work with Dr. Melissa to tackle emotional eating challenges and the accompanying imposter syndrome that struggles with overeating and weight can trigger in even the brightest and most capable.


Dr. Melissa’s emotional eating help programs, products, and services are rooted in her understanding that we are capable of accomplishing tremendous things when we listen to ourselves, when we identify and engage our authentic strengths and individual style, and when we connect with what we truly need and crave.

Her private mentoring and signature programs are designed to help you leverage what works (including your own considerable strengths) to end battles with overwhelm, overload, and overeating so that you can create a relationship with food and with your life that brings more peace, more joy, and more success.

Dr. McCreery is the author of The Emotional Eating Rescue Plan for Smart, Busy Women. Her approach has been featured in numerous publications including The Wall Street Journal, Huffington Post, Women’s Health, Weight Watcher’s Magazine, Good Housekeeping, Fitness, and Self.



Background and Credentials

Weight loss coach and emotional eating therapistDr. Melissa McCreery earned both her Ph.D. and M.A. degrees in Clinical Psychology from Michigan State University. She completed international coaching certification through Mentor Coach, and has been certified as an Associate Certified Coach (ACC) by the International Coach Federation (ICF). She is a member of the American Psychological Association and is a member of the Editorial Advisory Board for WLS (Weight Loss Success) Lifestyles magazine.

Known for her passion, energy, and gentle persistence, Melissa’s emotional eating clients benefit from her creativity, caring, and her unstoppable belief that peace with food is attainable for everyone and that life is simply too short not to live your best version of it. A busy woman herself, Melissa lives with her husband and her youngest son in the beautiful Pacific Northwest. She thrives on the sunsets, the incredible trails, island views, and of course, great coffee. A former PE dropout, Melissa is currently training to run her twelfth marathon.


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