Books by Dr. Joyce D. Nash, PhD

Lose Weight, Eat Healthy


Lose Weight, Live Healthy – A Complete Guide to Designing Your Own Weight Loss Program. (2011)

Incorporating the latest mindfulness- and acceptance-based therapy approaches to weight management and health, this guide helps readers tailor nutrition, exercise, stress management, and emotion regulation to their own needs and lifestyle. Included are chapters on motivation, values, self-talk, binge eating, maintenance of weight, and the challenges of changing.



Maximize Your Body Potential: Lifetime Skills for Successful Weight Management


Maximize Your Body Potential: Lifetime Skills for Successful Weight Management (2003), Published by Bull Publishing Company – This is the third edition of this title.



Binge No More


Binge No More: Your Guide to Overcoming Disordered Eating (1999), Published by New Harbinger Publications – This book provides guidelines for overcoming binge eating as it occurs in various types of eating disorders, including bulimia, anorexia, and binge eating disorder.




Maximize Your Body Potential


The New Maximize Your Body Potential (1997), Published by Bull Publishing Company – This is a revision of my 1986 book with a similar title.






What Your Doctor Can’t Tell You About Cosmetic Surgery (1995), Originally published by New Harbinger Publications. – This book is the first to describe the psychological aspects of cosmetic surgery from the patient’s point-of-view.




Now That You've Lost It


Now That You’ve Lost It (1992), Originally published by Bull Publishing Company.  This was the first book to be published on how to maintain goal weight permanently.



Not shown here is my first book (actually a therapist manual and a student manual) entitled Taking Charge of Your Weight and Well-Being, published in 1976. Another book was Taking Charge of Your Smoking published in 1981.