| author, professor|
| University of California, Berkeley, Northcentral University|
University of California, Berkeley, Northcentral University
Wired for Joy!, The Solution: 6 Winning, The 3‑Day Solution Plan, The Pathway: Follow th, Shapedown
Laurel Mellin Wikipedia
Laurel Mellin (born April 16, 1949) is an American author of five books focusing on health and weight loss, including The New York Times Best Seller, The Pathway.
Laurel Mellin was born April 16, 1949, in Marin County, California. She is a graduate of Redwood High School and holds a Bachelor of Arts in Humanities from the University of California, Berkeley and a PhD in Health Psychology from Northcentral University.
Mellin is a health psychologist and an Associate Clinical Professor of Family and Community Medicine and Pediatrics at the University of California, San Francisco's School of Medicine.
Mellin is also the founder of Emotional Brain Training in San Rafael, California. She directs the national research coordinating center for emotional brain training (EBT) in UCSF’s Center for Health and Community, and she has authored two best-selling books on EBT. Mellin has conducted research on the method and has trained psychologists, physicians, and other health professionals to use the tools in their practices. She also directs the nonprofit organization The Institute for Health Solutions, which certifies health professionals in EBT.
According to EBT theory, when the emotional brain is out of balance, a person naturally develop problems with behavior, health, mood, and relationships. EBT focuses on the root cause: stress in the emotional brain. Instead of forcing a person to change behavior, he/she uses a proven method to ease stress in the emotional brain. Behavior, health, mood, and relationships naturally improve.Mellin, Laurel. The Solution: For Safe, Healthy, and Permanent Weight Loss, HarperCollins, 1998. ISBN 0060987243
Mellin, Laurel. The Pathway: Follow the Road to Health and Happiness, HarperCollins, 2003. ISBN 0060514035
Mellin, Laurel. The 3-Day Solution Plan: Jump-start Lasting Weight Loss by Turning Off the Drive to Overeat [BURST:] Lose up to 6 pounds in 3 days!, Ballantine Books, 2005. ISBN 978-1400063772
Mellin, Laurel. Wired For Joy!: A Revolutionary Method for Creating Happiness from Within, Hay House, 2010. ISBN 978-1401925864
Mellin, Laurel. Emotional Brain Training: Getting Started with EBT, EBT Basics, 2012. ISBN 978-1893265233
Mitrovic, Fish DePeña, L, Frassetto, L, Mellin, L "Rewiring the Stress Response: A New Paradigm for Health Care" Hypothesis (9:1-5)
Mellin, Laurel. "Spiral Up!: Train Your Brain to Release Stress", EBT, Inc. 2016. ISBN 978-1-893265-34-9