Julie M. Simon, MA, MBA, LMFT, is a licensed psychotherapist
and life coach with more than twenty years of experience helping
overeaters stop dieting, heal their relationships with themselves
and their bodies, lose excess weight, and keep it off. A lifelong
fitness enthusiast, she is also a certified personal trainer and
the founder and director of the Los Angeles-based Twelve-Week
Emotional Eating Recovery Program. She lives in Los Angeles.
"Reassuring and calm, informative and inspiring, this book is your
lifeline to fixing your relationship with food and gaining the
health you deserve."
-- Neal D. Barnard, MD, president, Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine, Washington, DC, and author of Breaking the Food Seduction
"A must-read for anyone who struggles with overeating. Julie
Simon offers a beautifully written, compassion-filled guide for
ending emotional eating, yo-yo dieting, and poor
health....Practical and inspirational."
-- Rory Freedman, coauthor of Skinny Bitch "Breaks new ground and offers a fresh, heartfelt approach to an age-old problem. Highly recommended!"
-- Hyla Cass, MD, author of 8 Weeks to Vibrant Health "By addressing all aspects of a woman's inner and outer life -- from her brain chemistry to the robustness of her social and spiritual connectedness -- Julie Simon's anti-diet approach gives women the tools they need to finally feel comfortable in their own skin."
-- Sara Avant Stover, author of The Way of the Happy Woman "In this marvelous book, Julie Simon takes you on a journey of self-care and soul-care that will help you understand your emotional and spiritual hungers, heal your relationship with food, and bring balance and happiness into your life."
-- John Robbins, author of Diet for a New America "The Emotional Eater's Repair Manual may well be the last 'weight loss' book you will ever need to purchase. Julie Simon masterfully guides you off of the roller coaster of weight loss and emotional eating and into a positive, healthy relationship with food. With extraordinary insight and compassion, she walks you through a personal exploration that exposes the roots of your struggles with food and helps you to rebuild patterns of behavior that restore physical, emotional, and spiritual well-being."
-- Brenda Davis, RD, registered dietitian and coauthor of Becoming Vegan