Dr. Barbara Edell Fisher
More recently, Dr. Fisher became very interested in the practice of mindfulness and meditation. Several years ago, Dr. Fisher became a Certified Koru Mindfulness teacher. Additionally, she is certified to teach MB-EAT, NIH-supported program, informed by the work of Jon Kabat-Zinn which addresses emotional eating, disordered eating and Binge Eating Disorder, and the .b mindfulness program for teens.
Dr. Fisher has also served as a consultant to many schools and organizations. Her work has been published in several peer-reviewed journals. For the past two years, she has been an adjunct professor at the State University of New York at Old Westbury. She maintains a daily meditation practice and also believes very strongly in the importance of physical activity and connection with nature to promote mind-body health.