Dr. Barbara Birsinger specializes in helping women restore intuitive eating, positive body image, and sustainable self-care practices.
5.5.2011 – SANTA ROSA, CA /Management PR News/ Barbara J. Birsinger, ThD, MPH, RD, Consultant and Owner of Energetics of Eating, has been named a Cambridge Who’s Who Professional of the Year in Nutrition and Dietetics. The honorees are distinguished based on their professional accomplishments, academic achievements, leadership abilities, years of service, and the credentials they have provided in association with Cambridge Who’s Who membership.
A Registered Dietitian for the past 27 years, Dr. Birsinger has touched the lives of thousands of women with eating and weight issues, helping them to create a healthy relationship with food and their body. She stands at the helm of Energetics of Eating, LLC and Academy, her own nutrition and health promotion consultancy. As owner and consultant, she meets with clients both individually and in groups, teaches her unique intuitive eating methods, arranges public speaking engagements, and oversees all aspects of the company. Noted especially for developing a pioneering process for decoding eating and weight-related behaviors, she designed a scientific study that showed clinical significance in improving healthy behaviors for women using her approach. Now tailoring this approach to each of her client’s particular needs, Dr. Birsinger derives fulfillment from helping them to unlock the mysteries in their behaviors, to find meaning and purpose, and their own unique ways to improve health in body, mind, soul and spirit. She attributes her success in this endeavor to her ability to innovate and to continually seek new methods of healing.
Dr. Birsinger is also a sought-after educator in her field, training nutritionists, psychologists, and other health professionals working in treatment and prevention of eating and weight issues, including clinical eating disorders, using a Health At Every Size approach. Dr. Birsinger offers on-going training programs, both in person and online webinars, with classified video demonstrations of her client sessions. She has authored many programs for clinicians, clients, and the public, as well as two chapters in the reference textbook, “Health Promotion in the Workplace”.
Dr. Birsinger received a Doctor of Theology, with a concentration in Spiritual Healing and Energy Medicine, in 2007 from Holos University Graduate Seminary. With a full scholarship at the University of California Berkeley, she obtained a Master of Public Health, with a concentration in Nutrition, in 1978, after completing her Bachelor of Sciences in Nutritional Sciences and Dietetics, also from UC Berkeley. Dr. Birsinger’s professional affiliations include the International Association of Eating Disorder Professionals, Academy of Eating Disorders, Institute of Noetic Sciences (also Co-Sponsor of Barbara’s Doctoral Research Project), and International Society for the Study of Subtle Energies and Energy Medicine; she serves on the Board of Directors for Andrea’s Voice Foundation and Eating Disorder Recovery Support and volunteers as consultant to The Body Positive. In addition to her private consultancy practice, she sees clients at the Integrative Medical Clinic of Santa Rosa, the Community for Spiritual Living Petaluma’s Well-Being Center, and the Fairmont Sonoma Mission Inn and Spa, in Sonoma County, California.
As she moves forward in her career, Dr. Birsinger aspires to reach more people by publishing her first book, embarking on more speaking engagements and starting a public multimedia program with sponsor organization partnerships, and contributing her research article to a peer-reviewed medical journal. She enjoys spending time with Robert, her husband of 24 years, and their children, now both in universities.
For more information about Dr. Barbara Birsinger, visit http://www.barbarabirsinger.com.
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