Ann Saffi Biasetti, PhD, LCSWR, CEDS, CIAYT
Ann Saffi Biasetti, PhD, LCSWR, CEDS, CIAYT, has been a practicing Psychotherapist for over 29 years. She specializes in somatic psychotherapy and is an eating disorder specialist. She has a PhD in Transpersonal Psychology and is licensed as a Clinical Social Worker. She is a certified Mindfulness teacher, Mindful Self-Compassion (MSC) Teacher, and a Certified Yoga Therapist (C-IAYT). She is an author, speaker and teacher of self-compassion and somatic interventions in eating disorder recovery, embodiment, women’s empowerment, and body image. She teaches in the Self-Compassion in Psychotherapy (SCIP) program, where she shares her expertise in somatic self-compassionate interventions for ED recovery and serves as consultation leader. She has led well received retreats through her Befriending Your Body (BFYB) certification program for eating disorder recovery. Her first book, Befriending Your Body: A Self-Compassionate Approach to Freeing Yourself from Disordered Eating, was released through Shambhala publications in August 2018, and her most recent publication, The Awakening Self-Compassion Card Deck: 52 Practices for Self-Care, Healing and Growth, will be released through Shambhala Publications in December 2021.
Financial: Dr. Andreana Saffi Biasetti maintains a private practice. She receives a speaking honorarium and recording royalties from PESI, Inc. She has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.
Non-financial: Dr. Andreana Saffi Biasetti is a member of the Polyvagal Institute, the Academy for Eating Disorders, the International Yoga Therapy Association, and the Yoga Alliance.