Health and Sports Institute of Chicago

About Dr. Almada













Health Psychologist & Author of Exercise, Life, and Love: The Making of a Sedentary Society.


Dr. Almada has been a Chicago health psychologist and consultant since 1986. He began his consulting services while completing his post-doctoral fellowship in Preventive Medicine at the Northwestern University Medical School.  Dr. Almada developed the Mindfulness Eating Training Program and the Stronger Than Stress Training Program.  He has used these programs working with individuals from a variety of professional backgrounds, families, and athletes. He has been published in peer-reviewed scientific journals as well as professional journals. He has also served as an exercise and health consultant for Chicago television news stations including WBBM, WLS, and WGN.  In addition to television, Dr. Almada has presented lectures to organizations including the Chicago Area Runners Association and Citigroup Corporate Offices in Elk Grove Village. 



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Dr. Stephen Almada 

Health Psychologist

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