Ann Saffi Biasetti, PhD, LCSW, ERYT has been a practicing psychotherapist for over twenty-five years. She has a PhD in Transpersonal Psychology from Sofia University/Institute of Transpersonal Psychology and is licensed as a clinical social worker, having obtained her MSW from Fordham University. She maintains a private practice in Saratoga Springs, New York, specializing in somatic psychotherapy and eating disorder recovery. Dr. Biasetti is also a certified yoga teacher, yoga therapist, and mindfulness and self-compassion teacher/trainer, trained in the Mindful Self-Compassion program. She has developed a teacher-training program in mindfulness-based restorative yoga to promote embodiment and embodied awareness. In her spare time, she enjoys being with her family and her animals and traveling. She practices yoga and Buddhist meditation, both of which have inspired her to write this book.