Sylvia Haskvitz

CNVC Certified Trainer from Tucson, Arizona, USA

Sylvia Haskvitz, MA, RD, is the author of Eat by Choice, Not by Habit, has been a registered dietitian since 1983, and CNVC Certified Trainer since 1989.

Sylvia combined her work as a dietitian with Nonviolent Communication (NVC) to provide much-needed skill-building support for clients who want to create a healthy relationship with their bodies and food. Using her unique approach, Sylvia developed the Fairview Hospital’s first in-patient eating disorder program with support from staff physicians and therapists. She also developed the Weight to Go program at the Northwest Racquet and Swim Club, in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA. She has served as a private nutrition consultant for corporate wellness programs and individuals on issues concerning cholesterol, weight loss and diabetes and nutrition education. And she has offered a wide range of healthy cooking and vegetarian cooking classes.

Sylvia has also presented Compassionate Communication seminars to businesses and organizations including Head Start and Bechtel Corporation, and at several conferences including Peacemaking: The Power of Nonviolence with the Dalai Lama.

Sylvia’s essay, “Enemy Images” was published in the book, Healing Our Planet, Healing Ourselves, Her monthly column “Finding the ‘Right’ Words” is published by Tucson West Publishing.

Blog: Sylvia's Blog

Website: Eat by Choice