ANDREANA SAFFI BIASETTI, PH.D., LCSWR, CIAYT

Ann Saffi Biasetti, Ph.D., LCSWR, CIAYT, is a psychotherapist, author and speaker with over 27 years of experience in the treatment of disordered eating.  Currently in private practice in Saratoga Springs, NY, Dr. Biasetti is also the owner of an Embodied Life yoga therapy training center where she trains yoga teachers in the practice of restorative yoga and embodiment.  A specialist in somatic psychotherapy and eating disorder recovery, Dr. Biasetti is the founder and creator of the Befriending Your Body Program (BFYB), an 8-week holistic program teaching the skills of embodiment and self-compassion for eating disorder recovery.  Ann is a Certified Yoga Therapist (CIAYT) and a Certified Mindfulness and Self-Compassion teacher through the Institute for Meditation and Psychotherapy (IMP) and the Mindful Self-Compassion (MSC) program.  A sought-after speaker and trainer, Ann has presented at national eating disorder conferences as well as in school systems educating mental health clinicians, teachers, and parents on assessment, interventions and eating disorder prevention.  Her first book, Befriending Your Body: A Self-Compassionate Approach to Freeing Yourself from Disordered Eating (Shambhala, 2018) has received outstanding reviews from consumers and colleagues alike.  Ann has been featured on several podcasts discussing eating disorder recovery, embodiment training and self-compassion skills, and she is an ongoing contributing author and featured presenter to Recovery Warriors, a top online eating disorder resource.  Please visit www.anembodiedlife.com> for more information about Ann.