Welcome to Living Thin Within

jillHi, I’m Jill Temkin, MA, weight loss surgery (WLS) recipient, aftercare expert, and founder of Living Thin Within. I know firsthand that weight loss surgery can dramatically improve your health and your life. I also know that these dramatic changes can be fleeting if you don’t take charge and make the internal changes necessary to support your newfound health and wellbeing. That’s why I created Living Thin Within, an innovative and compassionate approach to coaching and counseling that provides the individualized and practical tools you need to sustain your weight loss and enjoy your new body and new outlook on life—long term.

Jill has an MA in Psychology, is a Registered Addiction Specialist, and a Nationally Certified Psychodrama Trainer, Educator and Practitioner with nearly 30 years of experience working in the behavioral health and addictions fields.

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You can have the life you’ve always dreamed of – if you know how to get the most out of your weight loss surgery.

You’re doing everything in your power to transform your health and your life. You are deeply invested – emotionally, physically, and financially – in getting the best possible results from weight loss surgery. You put a lot of time and effort into thoroughly researching and preparing for surgery. Are you equally prepared for the challenges that occur after the surgery is over?

Are you ready to successfully manage the return of:

Master all of these challenges—and thrive—with Living Thin Within!



If you’re like most of my clients, you simply didn’t realize that you might need a second level of support—in addition to the groups your doctor provides—to make the emotional and behavioral changes necessary to deal with feelings and situations that used to trigger emotional eating.

Living Thin Within is that crucial second level of support, designed to transform and heal your insides as powerfully and effectively as weight loss surgery can transform your outside. 

Want to Find Out if You Need Additional Support to Successfully Maintain Your Weight Loss After Surgery?

Take our free self-assessment to find out exactly what you need to optimize and sustain your weight loss surgery results long after the surgery is over!

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