Glenn Mackintosh, The Weight Psychologist


Guest biography

Glenn Mackintosh is the Founder and Principal Psychologist at Weight Management Psychology. Glenn has authored a number of self-help resources and in the past, he conducted research and lectured in the area of health psychology. You may have seen Glenn in the media; he is often interviewed about weight related topics, or perhaps you’ve met him at a professional development workshop.

He’s on the show today to discuss his passion: helping people manage their body image, eating, physical activity and weight as well as training health professionals.

 Hosted by Kate Agnew, we discuss:


– What sparked Glenn’s interest in psychology

– Emotional Freedom Techniques (also known as ’Tapping’) and how it’s used in practice

– ’Psycho-dietetics’ and why dietitians and psychologists need to work together

– Collaboration, curiosity and communication for effective practice

– Glenn’s latest venture – ‘Thursday Therapy’ and how you can benefit

– Mindful eating and martial arts – how Glenn spends his free time

– #Weareallinthistogether: how we can work together to address obesity on a population level

Additional resources


Sign up to Glenn’s free PD in the psychology of weight management: ‘Thursday Therapy’

Click here if you have a gmail/YouTube account OR click here if you don’t.


Click here to connect with Glenn on Facebook

Click here to listen to the Emotional Freedom Techniques for Weight Management webinar





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