Dr. Mayville is a clinical psychologist in Reno who will be working as the Director of Psychological Services for iMetabolic.  He is a native Nevadan who returned to Reno in 2003 after receiving his Ph.D. in clinical psychology from LSU in Baton Rouge, LA.  Since returning to Reno, he has been involved with the Western Bariatric Institute through assisting with bariatric weight loss surgery support group presentations, pre-operative psychological evaluations, post-operative support, support group leader training, Western Bariatric in-service staff training, and bariatric weight loss surgery research.  His background prior to my involvement with Western Bariatric included doctoral training at Pennington Biomedical Research Center.  The Pennington Center is a research institute devoted to the study of obesity and nutrition.  His background and training in clinical psychology has been diverse, but he especially enjoys his work with individuals striving to meet their weight loss goals.  If you would like more information related to his background and training, please visit his website at www.drmayville.com