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Barbara Birsinger, ThD, MPH

Eating disorder specialist and pioneer

Barbara Birsinger, ThD, MPH

Eating disorder specialist and pioneer


Barbara Birsinger specializes in the spirituality and soulful purpose in eating and weight issues. She has worked with individuals and groups for nearly three decades to promote intuitive nutrition, size acceptance, and health promotion. Dr. Birsinger helps clients feel at peace with food, experience joy and vitality in their body, and find true nourishment and passion in life.

She is a Certified Eating Disorder Specialist-RDN and Certified Clinical Supervisor (IAEDP), Licensed HeartMath® Biofeedback Trainer, Certified Master Neuro-Linguistic Programming Practitioner, and Licensed Spiritual Health Counselor. Dr. Birsinger’s approach is based mainly on the healing of her own eating disorder, research, clinical practice, and others’ shared experiences.

In addition to serving on the boards of several nonprofit organizations, she is creator of The Behavior Decoding Method™ and the Health At Every Size® process. She maintains a private practice and works with a number of agencies and clinics in the San Francisco Bay area of California.

Upcoming Programs

Decode Your Relationship with Food

January 5-7, 2018
Friday - Sunday, 2 nights

How might your life be different if you didn’t have to watch your eating or your weight? Transform your relationship to food and...