Featured Contributor – Carmen C. Cool, MA, LPC

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Carmen C. Cool, MA, LPC

Carmen C. Cool MA, LPC has been a psychotherapist for 14 years, has started and run a nonprofit, has been an educator, youth mentor, massage therapist, worked in reproductive rights, on a suicide prevention hotline and in an HIV clinic.

She loves being an advocate. The thread running through her work is being an advocate for people and their bodies, and helping people make decisions based on their own body’s wisdom.  She has a master’s degree in Transpersonal Psychology, and is a certified Hakomi therapist.  She has presented at many national and local conferences and is a fervent champion for youth to raise their voice and create new cultural norms around body image. Carmen was named “Most Inspiring Individual” in Boulder County in 2012, and won the Excellence in Eating Disorder Advocacy Award in Washington DC.

To learn more about Carmen, please visit her website www.carmencool.com.