Barbara Holtzman

Books by the Master

" Conscious Eating, Conscious Living "


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 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 centres and psychotherapy conferences.