All About Joanne
Joanne Reid Rodrigues is a registered science-based nutritionist and cognitive behavioural therapist – she has been studying, writing about, and teaching her life-management and weight-management programme for thirty years. Joanne is one of the UK’s foremost therapists and life-management trainers.
Joanne is the author of Life Transformation Diet and Slim, Happy & Free. Since founding her Slimming Together programme in 1986, aged just twenty-four, she has enjoyed a successful career as an internationally-acclaimed inspirational speaker, a writer, and a trainer in both the private and corporate sectors. She frequently appears in both print and broadcast media.
Joanne is a long-term student of transpersonal psychology and a practitioner of A Course In Miracles and Mindfulness, which has resulted in her teachings encompassing the trinity of mind, body, and spirit. As a recovered junk food addict, Joanne has a depth of personal experience and empathy, and she teaches by example, coaching her clients to transcend self-defeating behaviours and habits as she herself has accomplished.
Los Angeles, California
Joanne lived in Los Angeles, California for some years, and during her time there, she presented her intensives at The Agape International Spiritual Centre at Buckingham Parkway, Culver City. In addition, she taught her Slimming Together programme for The City of Malibu and at the New JCC at Milken in West Hills as well as the Learning Curve in West Hollywood, and the Bodhi Tree on Melrose. She gave keynotes at various venues in Beverly Hills, Century City, Santa Monica and Marina Del Rey.
Working with Large Companies
Joanne was invited by Marks & Spencer to “approve” a selection of their healthful meals. The project resulted in a successful collaboration that was repeated. Lloyds TSB Bank invited Joanne to be their spokesperson for their Change Your Life competition.
In 2014 and 2015 The States of Jersey hired Joanne to be a keynote speaker and trainer for their Back to Work initiative.
Agent of Transformation
Today, thirty years after Joanne’s own life transformation, Joanne is full of energy and zest for life. Her courses and intensives are popular with people in the private sector and business community who enjoy her customised training events. Because her work in health and obesity-recovery has such a high success rate, many doctors and health professionals refer patients to Joanne.