Jane R. Hirschmann, CSW, is a psychotherapist who for the past thirty-six years has specialized in the treatment of children and adults with compulsive eating problems. She co-authored Overcoming Overeating and When Women Stop Hating Their Bodies with Carol H. Munter. Formerly, she was on the faculty of the New School for Social Research. Currently she is co-director of the National Center for Overcoming Overeating. She has trained professionals concerned with the treatment of eating problems, lectured, toured extensively, and appeared on national television and radio discussing her approach to this nation's eating dilemma. She lives in New York City and has raised three daughters with this method.
"Will empower all women to stop believing that our bodies are the
problems, dieting the solution."--Harriet Lerner, Ph.D., author
of The Dance of Anger
"Many women will find in these pages exactly what they need: determined, optimistic, and resourceful coaches, pausing at the right moments to acknowledge the difficulty of change, then passionately urging them to press on."--Susan C. Wooley, Ph.D., Professor of Psychology, Codirector, Eating Disorder Center University of Cincinnati Medical Center