Jodi Baretz, LCSW, CHHC is the bestselling Amazon author of Mindful Is the New Skinny- 10 Transformational Steps to a Lighter a You Inside and Out. She is a psychotherapist and holistic health coach in private practice at the Center for Health and Healing in Mt. Kisco, New York. Jodi has more than two decades of experience providing clinical services and psychotherapy, as well as career and nutritional counseling.
Jodi received a Master’s in Social Work from Columbia University, a Bachelors in Arts from Emory University and a certification in health coaching from the Institute for Integrative Nutrition in Manhattan. She has trained extensively in Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) and the integration of mindfulness and psychotherapy.
She contributes to The Huffington Post, The Mindfulness App, Westchester Magazine, Inside Chappaqua and Inside Armonk magazines. Most recently Baretz’ book has been featured in Thrive Global and on several podcasts, including Thrive LOUD, and Here to Thrive. Jodi collaborates with “Maximize Your Talent,” an organization that teaches companies how to leverage emotional intelligence to increase productivity. Additionally, she runs a “mindfulness bootcamp” for women based on her book, Mindful Is the New Skinny, and through the book, she offers a virtual meditation and resource center as a companion for her readers. Jodi has two sons and lives with her husband and dog, Lola in Westchester County, New York.