Marybeth Sherrin is a licensed behavioral therapist, specializing in obesity and binge eating. She has worked with over 7,000 patients, helping them develop effective strategies to maintain weight loss. She is also the executive director of the Institute for Bariatric Education, where she directs the development of its educational, support and community programs for surgical and non-surgical weight loss patients. Marybeth holds a master's degree from the University of Massachusetts - Boston in counseling psychology as well as a master's degree from Harvard University in psychology. She lives in the Boston area with her husband and two boys.