Surgical Weight Loss Psychologists

Nina-Head-Shot.pngNina Boulard, PhD
Clinical Psychologist
Dr. Boulard is a licensed psychologist working at the Maine Rehabilitation Outpatient Center. She received her doctoral degree from the University of Maine and completed her post-doctoral internship at the Boston VA Medical System/Harvard Medical School. She completed her undergraduate training at Yale University. Dr. Boulard consults with EMMC Surgical Weight Loss, conducts psychological evaluations, and provides psychotherapy services. She helps patients prepare for changes they may experience after surgery by examining their expectations, motivation, support system, and overall knowledge of weight-loss surgery.  Dr. Boulard joined the EMMC Surgical Weight Loss in 2012.

FritzlerBryanKPhD_2-jpeg.pngBryan Fritzler, PhD
Clinical Psychologist
Dr. Fritzler is a licensed psychologist working at Eastern Maine Medical Center. He  provides consults for the program, conducts inpatient and outpatient psychological and cognitive evaluations and provides psychotherapy services. He received his doctoral degree from the University of Maine and his bachelor’s degree from the University of Kansas. He completed his pre-doctoral internship the Boston VAMC/Tufts. Dr. Fritzler works with patients to prepare them mentally for the changes brought on from surgery by addressing social support, expectations and patients overall weight loss surgery knowledge. Dr. Fritzler has been working with EMMC Surgical Weight Loss since 2004.