Barbara L. Holtzman, MSW, LICSW, is a psychotherapist, hypnotherapist and lifestyle coach in Providence and Wakefield RI and is the author of “Conscious Eating, Conscious Living; A Practical Guide to Making Peace with Food & your Body”. A graduate of Smith College School for Social Work (1981), and a two year hypnotherapy training program (Daniel Brown, Ph.D., Cambridge, Ma, 1992), Barbara has had extensive training in the mind/body connection and is a practitioner of Buddhist psychology and mindfulness meditation.
“Making Peace with Food & Your Body” is the non-diet approach Barbara developed and used in overcoming her own pattern of yo-yo bingeing and dieting. She has taught this approach at colleges, hospitals, women’s expos, wellness centers and psychotherapy conferences including:
Psychotherapy Networker Symposium
National Association of Social Workers
National Institute for the Clinical Application of Behavioral Medicine
Barbara has been featured on radio and cable television and her articles have been published in newspapers, magazines and e-zines.