Traci Stein, Ph.D., M.P.H, is a health psychologist and award-winning author, who is ASCH-certified in clinical hypnosis. She is the former Director of Integrative Medicine in the Department of Surgery at Columbia University, teaches Columbia University doctoral students about how to integrate mental and physical healthcare, and is fellowship-trained in pain management. Her work has integrated complementary/alternative therapies, including biofeedback, hypnosis, and mindfulness, into clinical practice with adults and children.
Dr. Stein has been quoted or featured in publications including, "O, The Oprah Magazine," "Health," "Woman's Day," "Shape.com," and she has been interviewed for the "Transformational Wellness Podcast" by Rick Kleffel, and on "Maryanne Live" with Maryanne Comaroto.
Dr. Stein received her Ph.D in clinical psychology from Columbia University and an M.P.H in community health education from New York University. She is the creator of popular guided self-hypnosis audio programs on topics including healthy self-esteem, sleep, mindfulness, self-compassion, conquering procrastination, changing habits, and achieving a healthy weight and body image, which are available at iTunes, on Amazon.com, and via HealthJourneys.com.
Dr. Stein's book, "The Everything Guide to Integrative Pain Management," has won both a Nautilus Book Award (Silver) and an IBPA Benjamin Franklin Award (Silver). Her passionate commitment to mind-body healing has spanned two decades.