4 Nights | Champneys | From £799pp

'The Placebo Diet' Complete Mind-Body Programme with Janet Thomson

Janet Thomson

Janet Thomson is a best-selling author, TV expert and an undisputed expert in her field. An outstanding life coach, her approach is informative, motivational and empowering. Janet’s already changed the way thousands of people think about food in order to help them slim, using mind-reprogramming in place of willpower – which makes her Champneys resident Jedi. 
Let Janet help you change the way you think and feel about food, courtesy of her Two Night Placebo Diet retreat. Learn how to control your brain and more importantly, how to change it.

Helping you to lose weight and to adopt motivational practices for all areas of your life, Janet’s practical techniques, nutrition tips and exercises will aid you in shedding unwanted habits and cravings. If you believe being slim is impossible, it will be. But Janet can help you change your thoughts and, as a result, your habits. Ultimately, she’ll give you the tools to help transform your body with a range of techniques in her three hour long practical sessions.

Your programme will start with Janet at 5pm on the first day followed one workshop each day from 9:30 am -12.30pm. You’ll also enjoy guided meditations and a complimentary Thalassotherapy pool session. Through Janet’s advice and expertise, you’ll leave wanting to eat less, eating and enjoying the right foods and banishing those unhealthy cravings.

Did you know?

Every day we make more than 200 decisions about our food choices, with habits and emotions driving many of those decisions.

Janet believes that “thoughts are the language of the brain and determine everything we do. This applies to losing weight too. If we believe we can’t stick to it, we won’t. My mind-reprogramming plan gradually helps to rewire the brain and change the way people think about eating.”


"10 months after working with you at Champney's I have lost 3 stone. I haven't done masses more exercise or joined a gym...just followed your advice. As silly as it sounds I eat what I want: it's what I want that has changed! Significantly though my BMI has dropped from 30.6 (obese) to 24.2 (safe range). Would it be exaggerating to say "you saved my life?"

What's included

  • Pre-arrival phone call with Janet Thomson 
  • Free pre – retreat guided meditation 
  • Arrival 2pm
  • 4 nights' accommodation - no single supplement
  • Five x 2.5-3-hour sessions covering:
    • The power of a thought
    • How habits are formed & how to change them 
    • How to change how you think
    • The mind-body connection
    • Practical techniques to eliminate cravings
    • Practical techniques to stop self-sabotage
    • How to increase motivation and self esteem 
    • The super simple colour code system 
    • Creating a lifelong formula for change 
    • Daily Guided meditations to enhance all the changes you will make 
  • Use of facilities including Hydrotherapy pool
  • Access to up to 20 different classes per day
  • Complimentary robe hire and flip flops
  • Three course evening meal each night, healthy breakfast and lunch each day
  • Depart 4pm (room 11am)


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Call 0343 226 2222

Email cer@champneys.com

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