Dr. Barbara Bolen is a psychologist, health coach, and health writer specializing in digestive health. In addition to running a private psychotherapy practice and health coaching business, she currently serves as the IBS Expert for the website About.com. She is author of Breaking the Bonds of Irritable Bowel Syndrome and co-author of The Everything(R) Guide to the Low-FODMAP Diet and IBS Chat: Real Life Stories and Solutions. She is also the co-creator of the Low-FODMAP Diet Training Program(TM) and the Low-FODMAP Diet E-Course(TM). Dr. Bolen's education and experience in psychology, medical research, and nutrition provide her with a unique background for helping people to optimize their mental, digestive and overall health.