Dr. Rachel Goldman (aka Dr. Rachel) is a clinical psychologist, speaker, and consultant who takes a holistic approach to health. She specializes in the mind-body connection, including stress reduction, disordered eating behaviors, and health behavior change. She is also Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at NYU Grossman School of Medicine and has a private practice in NYC where she utilizes cognitive behavioral therapy to assist in behavioral changes. Prior to starting her private practice, she was Senior Psychologist at the Bellevue Center for Obesity & Weight Management.
Dr. Rachel has held leadership positions with the American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS) and The Obesity Society (TOS). She is a frequent speaker for many organizations, including ASMBS and the Obesity Action Coalition and frequently offers her expert advice via various media outlets, including TV, radio, and print. Her research has been published in over 15 medical publications. She consults for Dotdash Meredith as a Medical Review Board member for Verywell Fit and Verywell Mind. Most recently, Dr. Rachel was acting as a consultant for the film, The Whale by Darren Aaronofsky, on weight bias, weight stigma, obesity, and mental health.