Susan Nicholas, LPC

Susan Nicholas, a Licensed Professional Counselor and Certified Lifestyle Counselor, has 18 years experience both as the program director and lead lifestyle/weight management counselor for successful medical weight management programs in the Memphis area. She is equally comfortable coordinating weight management treatment teams, facilitating group education sessions, and providing individual counseling for patients in medical weight management programs. Susan enjoys helping people overcome weight management issues and other wellness challenges.
As a native of Tennessee, Susan is adept at helping people blend southern foods and customs into a healthy lifestyle.

In addition to her busy work life, Susan Nicholas is active in many community organizations and wellness committees in Germantown and neighboring Memphis.


Susan Nicholas graduated from Rhodes College in Memphis Tennessee with a BA in English and Psychology. She completed her M.Ed in Counseling and Psychology at the University of Memphis in 1983. Susan received additional training in weight management and other lifestyle-related health issues while obtaining her Certified Lifestyle Counselor license. To remain on the cutting edge in weight management, Susan participates in numerous continuing healthcare education programs each year.


Susan Nicholas maintains several professional licenses in counseling and weight management

  • L.P.C. Licensed Professional Counselor, State of Tennessee
  • N.C.C . National Certified Counselor, National Board of Certified Counselor
  • C.L.C., Certified LifeStyle Counselor, American Association of Lifestyle Counselors


Susan Nicholas is an active member of various healthcare organizations and community service groups in the Germantown and Memphis areas.

  • American Society of Bariatric Physicians
  • ACA American Counseling Association
  • Memphis Better Business Bureau
  • Germantown Area Chamber of Commerce
  • Good to Go Germantown Wellness Coalition
  • Les Passees,  Memphis Community Service Organization
    • Chairman New Members, 2008
    • Board of Managers, 2008