Debbie Danowski, Ph.D. is a food addict who has been in recovery for nearly 30 years. She has lost more than half of her body weight going from a high of 328 pounds. Debbie is the author of five popular books about weight loss and food addiction and an associate professor in the School of Communication, Media, and the Arts at Sacred Heart University.
She is co-author of the previously published Why Can’t I Stop Eating? (Hazelden Publishing, 2000), in which she outlined her personal physical, emotional, and spiritual food addiction recovery program that resulted in her losing more than 150 pounds over seventeen years ago. She is a regular guest on both national and international radio programs. Why Can’t I Stop Eating? was Hazelden’s best-selling trade book in the summer of 2000. The book is currently in its third printing.