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The Chrysalis Center believes that a supportive, healing environment is essential to foster change and growth. Whether receiving help for an eating disorder, before or after bariatric surgery, following times of trauma, or when recovering from substance abuse; a strong support system is paramount for success. Chrysalis Center provides that support.

Weightloss Support Groups:

Weight Loss Surgery Support

Weight loss surgery success is maximized via a team approach which includes your surgeon, a registered dietitian, and a mental health provider, all of whom specialize in bariatrics.  Chrysalis, proudly works with Bluewater Surgical and New Hanover Regional Medical Center, which is considered a Center of Excellence in bariatric surgery.  Their lead psychologist and registered dietitian are Integrated Health Associate Members of the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery; they, along with the rest of the bariatric team at Chrysalis, have ample experience providing expert care for patients pre- and post-operatively.


3240 Burnt Mill Dr, Ste #1
Wilmington, NC 28403

Tel: 910-790-9500
Fax: 910-796-8111


Nutrition in Motion is a full-service nutrition consulting company with Registered Dietitians on staff offering nutrition education and medical nutrition therapy for conditions such as obesity, hypertension, high cholesterol, diabetes, heart disease, and gastric bypass. We also provide nutrition counseling for wellness, athletic performance, and disease prevention for all ages of the life cycle. Nutrition in Motion offers corporate wellness programs on or off the company site. They accept a variety of third-party insurance so give them a call and walk down that path to good health.


Wilmington Office - 1133 Medical Center Dr

Jacksonville Office - 200 Valencia Dr, #156

Supply Office - 20 Medical Campus Dr, Suite 206

North Myrtle Beach Office - 1016 2nd Ave. N, Suite 206G

Bariatric Surgery Support Services

Doctors who perform bariatric surgery at New Hanover Regional Medical Center (NHRMC) offer robust support services, including dietary and mental health counseling. These services - from the time you are accepted as a surgical candidate through your recovery - help you adjust to the life-changing effects of this surgery.

Your participation in support services can significantly affect the success of your bariatric surgery. The more you understand and are prepared, the better your adjustment.

Support services may or may not be covered by your health insurance plan. Please contact your insurance company to determine what your plan covers for both surgery and postoperative visits.

Help Before & After Your Surgery

From mental health and nutrition counseling before surgery to learning from others who have completed weight-loss surgery, they will connect you with the extra services you need to succeed.

The bariatric surgery program coordinator is your contact for questions, concerns, and needs. Call 910-667-7170.

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